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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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Environmental conditions in the workplace have a major impact on productivity

Indoor air quality, lighting and room temperature all significantly affect productivity according to a new report from Sharp Business Systems UK (SBSUK), a subsidiary of Sharp Electronics Europe (SEE). The new report, which reviews the role of indoor air quality, ...

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Hot topics

Clerkenwell Design Week is a barometer for trends in the workplace sector, says Beth Harrison, a Director at Sketch Studios The trick with visits to exhibitions like Clerkenwell Design Week, the huge workplace design event which takes over London’s home ...

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What we really, really want

What do employees really think about their workplace and wellbeing? We report on a recent survey examining the attitudes of those who are the target of the trends Prevailing workplace trends appear to be moving in a progressive direction. All ...

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NHS Trust joins behaviour change programme Green Rewards

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust has become the first NHS Trust in the UK to launch Green Rewards, a behaviour change programme aimed at encouraging employees to take actions that improve sustainability and wellbeing. The programme launched to over 20,000 ...

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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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Altro innovation creates a ‘home for life’ in new £10 million dementia-friendly care home

A package of Altro products has been fitted in a new £10m dementia-friendly ‘super’ care home in Scotland, helping to create the ultimate environment of comfort and support for residents. Crosslet House in Dumbarton is a 90-bed, ultra-modern complex that ...

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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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