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Combatting the January blues with nature  

Superstitious folk believe leaving a Christmas tree and other festive decorations up beyond the 12th day after Christmas day brings bad luck. But who’s to say you can’t brighten up the office with some greenery throughout the year? Keeping a fir ...

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Hilson Moran gains first WELL Certified Gold rating outside of London

Hilson Moran’s Manchester office located in Bruntwood’s Neo Building on Charlotte Street is the third project to be WELL Certified within the UK and the first UK project outside of London to receive a Gold level certification. The international multi‑disciplinary ...

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A third of office workers do not take work breaks

The results of a new survey have revealed that one in three office workers are unable to make the most of breaks at work. A third (33 per cent) of office workers feel that their employer and or working environment does ...

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FM: Mindful of mental ill health in the workplace

What can employers within the FM sector do to help managers recognise possible mental health problems, and better support those people living with mental ill health? FM PROFESSIONAL AND MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCATE’S VIEW OWEN GOWER, BUSINESS PERFORMANCE AND QUALITY MANAGER, SHEFFIELD ...

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Planning tomorrow’s care today

Paul Djuric, Operations Manager at Urgent Technology explains how facilities management can safeguard the future of care in an ageing world Recent research suggests that almost 90 per cent of local authorities in England will face a “crisis” in care ...

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Listen and learn

Wellbeing initiatives are all the rage, but imposing them on people without debate may prove to be counter-productive, argues Jan-Hein Hemke, MD of Facilicom UK The basics of workplace wellbeing are important. Making sure the physical environment is safe, appropriate ...

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EMCOR UK holds inaugural Mental Health Awareness Week

Facilities management provider, EMCOR UK has announced its inaugural Mental Health Awareness Week 9-13 October, 2017, in collaboration with Mind, the UK’s leading mental health charity. The event is occasioned by World Mental Health Day which takes place today (10 ...

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Willmott Dixon tackles mental fitness in construction

Willmott Dixon has launched its new All Safe Minds campaign, which aims to encourage mental fitness across the UK construction sector. Mental wellbeing is currently a hot topic, and whilst attitudes towards those who battle with mental illness are changing, ...

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Barbour webinar: Managing mental health well

To manage mental health well in your organisation, it requires a sustained and multi-faceted approach.  This webinar will feature Heather Beach, Martin Coyd and Clare Forshaw all advocates from around the industry in promoting positive mental health in the workplace. ...

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Mind matters

There is growing awareness among employers that workers’ mental health is integral to their wellbeing. New research from HR and diversity consultancy, the Clear Company, suggests that HR professionals will, on average, oversee 15 staff with mental health conditions each ...

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