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Companies are failing to adapt ‘casual recognition moments’ to the hybrid workplace

A new study into workplace recognition has found that unappreciated employees are twice as likely to experience poor mental health. The Employee Recognition Survey, conducted by virtual team building and virtual escape room specialists, Wildgoose, surveyed employees from 133 different UK companies. It asked ...

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Only a third of UK employees report having good emotional wellbeing

A new survey conducted by WTW (Willis Towers Watson) a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company has revealed only a third of employees (37 per cent) in the UK report having good emotional wellbeing. While around one in eight ...

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Landmark study finds menopausal women are being ignored in the workplace

The Fawcett Society has released findings of the largest ever survey of menopausal women, which has found the basic needs of menopausal women are being ignored in the workplace and by healthcare providers. The landmark study shows the majority of ...

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City Hall leads the way with menopause policy

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a menopause policy which will put in place practical steps to better support women and all colleagues going through menopause transition at City Hall, and introduce measures to shift perceptions surrounding menopause ...

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Spectrum.Life to provide health and wellbeing support to Sodexo staff

Sodexo UK and Ireland has partnered with Spectrum.Life to provide its Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to all colleagues to support their mental and physical health. Since 2015, Sodexo has provided an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support colleagues with life’s ...

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Almost half of architects say office clients ‘aren’t interested’ in end-user health and wellbeing

A new survey conducted by Oscar Acoustics suggests employee welfare is falling short when adapting workspaces for returning office workers. It reveals 46 per cent of British architects cite significant challenges when designing social distancing measures for office employees, with ...

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IWFM warns of worker welfare on 2022’s first day ‘not back in office’

For many employees, today is the first working day of 2022 but due to ongoing working from home restrictions the majority will not be attending their usual workplaces. According to the latest research from the Institute of Workplace and Facilities ...

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Businesses report employee mental health support has improved

New research by workplace expert, Acas, has found that more than a third of British employers have seen their mental health support improve since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. Acas commissioned YouGov to ask businesses in Britain about whether ...

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Sodexo offers on-site counselling service for healthcare employees

Sodexo has launched an on-site counselling service for its 6,000 healthcare employees to help them deal with the pressures of working through the Covid-19 pandemic. The service has been designed to support frontline keyworkers, supervisory and management employees, and will ...

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Churchill launches employee-centric wellbeing strategy

Soft services provider, Churchill Group, has launched an internal wellbeing programme titled ‘WellMe’ which has been created to ensure that employee wellbeing remains a priority for the business, and aligns with the Group’s core value of ‘Do the right thing’. ...

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