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Government pedals new era of green commutes with e-bike Cycle to Work scheme

Commuters will have more opportunities to boost their health, benefit the environment and speed up their journey to work, thanks to the updated Cycle to Work guidance. Cycling Minister Michael Ellis recently announced a refreshed Cycle to Work scheme which ...

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Water matters

Zip Water UK looks at how the wellbeing concept has well and truly infiltrated workplaces and what employers can do to ensure their drinking water supply is part of this Living healthily has transformed over recent years, and the wider ...

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Hours to suit

The FM sector is notorious for its long hours. Here, Tina Chander, Partner and Head of the Employment team at Wright Hassall offers advice on finding the perfect overtime balance for your staff The issue of working late can be ...

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Improving health and well-being for all as IWBI membership continues to grow

The International WELL Building Institute’s (IWBI) recently launched membership program for leaders who want to accelerate the adoption of a worldwide culture of health and well-being, has added a number of global leaders to its already impressive roster. The program ...

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Welcome break

Healthy, appetising menus may not be enough to attract staff to the workplace restaurant, claims Nick Hucker, MD of Preoday. He argues that other incentives may be necessary Most employees spend much of their lives working. Assuming a full-time worker ...

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Hot desking is having a cold impact on employee wellbeing

With profound changes in the today’s workforce and hot desking increasingly becoming adopted by UK businesses, new research has revealed eight in 10 office workers have reported that office seating, including hot desking can have a negative impact on their ...

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Behind closed doors

Sara Kassam, Head of Sustainability Development at CIBSE, explores the contribution of maintenance and engineering to creating healthy internal environments Too hot, too cold, too stuffy, too bright, too dim…we’ve all experienced spaces that just don’t feel right. The amount ...

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How an active office improves productivity and wellbeing at work

Health Secretary Matt Hancock recently called on UK businesses to make their workplaces healthier and encourage staff to incorporate more physical activity into their daily routine. Speaking at the International Society for Physical Activity and Health Congress in October 2018, ...

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Wellness matters

Angela Love, Director of Active Workplace Solutions, argues that workplace wellbeing is more than a fad – it’s essential to the health of the organisation Throw out the rulebook. Get rid of the ‘guide to…’ Workplace wellbeing isn’t a checklist ...

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Lighting that’s healthy for your employees

Light is as important to health as a balanced diet or regular exercise. It has a huge impact on our performance, sleep and emotions. Humans are driven by day and night meaning that natural daylight, or biologically effective artificial light ...

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