7 Simple Ways to Improve Employee Health

Laura Morrison Employment

Healthy employees are more productive and positive, take less sickness absence and have higher levels of concentration and output related to business objectives. What simple and cost effective steps can employers and managers take to improve employee health? Here’s 7 ideas to get you started: 1. Standing Meetings – the new mantra of the wellness community is that “Sitting is …

Comment on Salary Sacrifice Changes: Is a Gym Membership really a luxury?

Laura Morrison Employment

It’s interesting to read that whilst pension contributions and advice, childcare, cycle-to-work schemes and ultra-low emission vehicles remain exempt from taxation when opted into via Salary Sacrifice, the government has made the decision to tax Gym Memberships and Healthcare from 6 April 2017. Whilst the exemptions are welcome, it would be preferable to see this extended to Gym and Healthcare …

A Manager’s Guide to …. Conversations About Workplace Behavioural Health

Laura Morrison Employment

Firstly, for those new to the topic, you may be asking “What is Workplace Behavioural Health?” Simply, it’s behaviours by employees that may affect their physical and mental wellbeing and therefore health and safety in the workplace. It’s important to note the workplace itself can have an effect on somebody’s wellbeing, but also people can have a range of outside …

New Research published by Heads Together : Just 2% of people surveyed approach HR about Mental Health.

Laura Morrison Employment

Britain’s workforce may be suffering in silence, a new report from Heads Together, the Mental Health initiative backed by Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge reveals. A survey of over 5000 people conducted on behalf of the campaign by YouGov revealed the statistic, yet the survey also showed almost half of the respondents had a conversation about …