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Construction firms join forces to drive change for site wellbeing

National framework organisation Pagabo has partnered with health technology brand Moodbeam to look after and promote the wellbeing of everyone working on projects in the built environment through the use of wearable technology. Moodbeam One is the world’s first wearable device, ...

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Sodexo supports students with Mental Wellbeing app

Sodexo has boosted its health and wellbeing commitment to students to include access to the NHS-approved Thrive: Mental Wellbeing app and the use of personal home services business Circles as part of its Student Living by Sodexo offer. The new ...

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BESA warns of mental health ‘second wave’

As more sites and buildings reopen, the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has warned that there could be another surge in mental health problems across the construction and building engineering sectors. It said Mental Health Awareness Week was an opportunity ...

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8 global mental health tips from the professionals

While it is important during this global health crisis that we isolate to reduce the spread of disease, distancing to keep everyone safe does have a downside. Many people will be suffering from higher levels of stress, anxiety and even ...

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Industry leaders provide wellbeing and loneliness support

Mental Health Awareness Week (18-24 May) comes at a time the UK finds itself under great stress as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Working in collaboration with national construction framework organisation Pagabo and software provider Sypro, mental health charity Mates in Mind has released two ...

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Sodexo provides virtual support programme for students in lockdown

Student Living by Sodexo has launched its residential living programme as a virtual service for students at Sodexo managed university student accommodation sites across the UK. The new virtual service builds on Sodexo’s existing Residency Living programme, which has been ...

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Businesses advised to prepare for a rise in mental health problems

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is advising employers to prepare for a likely surge in mental health problems during the current lockdown. In a recent poll carried out by the Association, 41 per cent of respondents said their mental ...

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City & Guilds urges businesses to safeguard employee mental wellbeing during the global pandemic

City & Guilds Group is urging businesses to do much more to safeguard mental wellbeing of workers during the global pandemic and has key spokespeople available to discuss the workplace and wellbeing challenges in today’s business environment. In the UK, ...

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Vacherin launches ‘Run to the Moon’ challenge

London contract caterer, Vacherin, has launched a company-wide ‘Vacherin Run to the Moon’ challenge to support colleagues’ physical and mental wellbeing and encourage a healthy lifestyle. In support of promoting a happy and healthy workforce the challenge invites every team ...

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Facilities management & wellbeing in the workplace

Wellbeing in the workplace has rightly become a central focal point within recent years. Employee health matters. A happy, healthy team is a productive one and vital to the success of most (if not all) organisations. The built environment plays ...

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