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8 of 10 Brits admit observing Presenteeism in the workplace

According to the recent CIPD survey, people coming into work when they are ill also known as ‘Presenteeism’ has more than tripled since 2010, with 86 per cent of employees admitting they had observed Presenteeism in the workplace. Research by ...

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Business leaders provide top tips for tackling stress

Today, 14 May 2018, marks the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week, a campaign hosted by the Mental Health Foundation. This year the focus is on stress, a topic of increasing importance in workplaces across the world. Research has shown that two ...

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New report reveals green building makes business sense

The World Green Building Council has launched a new report highlighting tangible economic benefits of green building and showcasing improved occupant satisfaction when companies implement new health, wellbeing and productivity features in existing green structures. Doing Right by Planet and ...

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Willmott Dixon launches Mental Health First Aider initiative

Willmott Dixon has trained over 130 people, a fifth of its workforce, to become mental health first aiders on construction sites and in offices nationwide to support its All Safe Minds campaign. Everyone on a Willmott Dixon project already receives ...

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On your feet

Gavin Bradley, founding Director of Active Working CIC, explains why too much sitting around in the office is bad for health, wellbeing and productivity You might have heard a popular new saying: ‘sitting is the new smoking’. Well, it’s not ...

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People first

Joerg Bakschas, Head of Ergonomics and Training at Adapt, warns that rapid technological change requires a new approach to workplace and furniture design Ergonomics describes the adaptation of work equipment and environments to people, not vice versa. FMs need to ...

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Breakout and Breakthrough

Our new understanding of the risks of sedentary working is transforming the office, says Mark Eltringham, as furniture designers and FMs seek to keep people healthy and active One of the most talked-about office design trends right now is activity-based ...

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Sodexo gains healthyliving plus award across all Scottish Government sites

Sodexo has become the first caterer in Scotland to achieve the healthyliving plus award across all food services at multiple contract sites. The Sodexo team at Scottish Government achieved 18 healthyliving plus awards across nine sites serving more than 7,000 ...

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Competition – Win 20 Prizes from Yo-YoDesk

To celebrate On Your Feet Day on Friday April 27th, official sponsor Sit-Stand.Com is giving away 20 Free Yo-YoDesk Prizes for the best “Get up offa that thing” photos posted on social media of you and your co-workers! To enter ...

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A good fit

The BMA’s new staff gym at its London HQ has turned out to be a facility that people actually want to use. BMA Head of Estates, Ian Wade, tells FMJ the secrets of its success Health and wellbeing has moved ...

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