Employee Wellbeing

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Employee Wellbeing

Following on from last week’s Maternal Mental Health Campaign, we’re keeping the focus on working parents. We say working parents, but there will be a specific focus on working mums for reasons we’ll delve into during this blog. Work-life balance isn’t just about time; it’s about having the energy – physical and mental – and finances to get the most from life. Read on to discover more.

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Employee Wellbeing

April is stress awareness month, and #LittleByLittle, we’re doing our bit to help businesses reduce workplace stress. While we’ll always say that stress can be a motivating force, prolonged periods of excessive stress levels can lead to severe problems. Read on to discover five ways to manage workplace stress, helping reduce absenteeism and increase employee engagement.

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Employee Wellbeing

Is an Annual Leave Purchase scheme the key to balancing budgets and life? More time off means extra opportunities to enjoy what really matters, and when employees purchase additional annual leave via your employee benefits offering, it reduces your wage bill. Let’s explore what an annual leave purchase scheme can do for your people and business.

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Employee Wellbeing

A healthy work-life balance is essential for employees’ physical and mental wellbeing. Hybrid and remote working is becoming the norm, and employees spend more time at their home office than ever before. The boundaries between work and life are blurring. This blog will address the importance of work-life balance and explore how HR can help their employees achieve and enhance it.

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Employee Wellbeing

The 2nd to 8th of December is National Grief Awareness Week, with the campaign focusing on connecting communities with bereavement services. Many employees will, at some point, grieve in the workplace, with their colleagues forming part of their immediate community. During this blog, we’ll explore how employers can support their employees through grief, empowering managers with the skills they’ll need to help.

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Employee Wellbeing

It’s the time of year when we focus on the menopause. In truth, we should focus on it every day of the year. 8/10 menopausal women are in work, and we have a responsibility to provide the support they need. 10% of women leave work because of the menopause - before they’re financially, emotionally, or mentally ready. You can prevent the loss of talented women in your business by providing the proper support. Read on to discover how.

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Financial Wellbeing

Employee Wellbeing

Public sector bodies aren’t only responsible for the wellbeing of their people but also the community they serve. Whether in the health, school, or housing sector, UK public bodies are under immense financial pressure. Sodexo Engage is the only supplier that covers all three critical frameworks under the Crown Commercial Services – vouchers, prepaid cards, and benefits and services. Read on to discover a cost-effective means to stretching your employees’ wages further whilst providing essential support.

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Employee Wellbeing

Part two of our ‘Workplace Wellbeing Made Simple’ blog series goes into more detail on financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. We’ll reveal the different employee benefits you can use to support employee wellbeing and boost employee engagement, how to get your benefits offering off to the best start and ways to make them cost-effective.

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Employee Wellbeing

Workplace wellbeing is essential for any business that wants to get the best from its people, make a genuine and positive impact, and secure its future. Search the term ‘employee wellbeing’, and you’ll be inundated with information. That’s why we’re simplifying workplace wellbeing across a two-part blog series, with this article focusing on the very first steps to take.

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Employee Wellbeing

Employee Wellbeing

For your employee wellbeing initiative to be effective and impactful, you need to embed it into your culture. It takes buy-in from the top and cross-business collaboration. It's worth it, and we're giving you the seven steps to follow to make it happen.

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Mental Wellbeing

Employee Wellbeing

It’s International Men’s Health Week (MHW), and the week-long campaign aims to increase awareness of preventable male health problems, support men and boys to make healthier lifestyle choices and encourage males to be proactive and aid early detection of illness.

Whilst this article focuses on burnout and absenteeism across the board, we’ll start by recognising why the work of MHW is so essential.

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Employee Retention

Employee Wellbeing

Employee carers are under considerable strain, trying to maintain a career and earn a salary whilst also looking after those in their care. Some juggle both or take a break; others give up work entirely. Avoid losing your talent by providing employee carers with the support they need. Read on to discover how to make life more joyful for the carers in your business.

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Employee Wellbeing

Employee Wellbeing

Employee wellbeing can be a minefield, with many factors to consider, but it's worth getting right. Healthy and happy employees are more productive and engaged. Read on to discover the five pillars to build into your employee wellbeing strategy.

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Employee Wellbeing

Employee wellbeing is a hot topic and so much more than a tick-box exercise. From mental and physical to financial, emotional or social, businesses thrive when they prioritise wellbeing in the workplace. Read on to discover the six activities to introduce to enhance employee wellbeing.

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Employee Wellbeing

Annual leave is there for your employees taking. It's a contractual right. Yet, some employees need encouragement to use all of their allowances. During this blog, we'll tackle why it's essential for your people to take time away from the workplace and how you can give them even more.