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A guest article with mindfulness expert Mark RandallHave you ever felt stressed, distracted or anxious at work? Have you had trouble switching off at the end of the day, or found yourself caught in negative cycles of thought?If you have, this article is for you.To coincide with national...

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A guest article with Mark Randall – Part 2In last week’s article we invited mindfulness professional Mark Randall to talk to us about the theory and practice of mindfulness.Mark explained how using simple mental exercises to focus our mind in the present can alleviate stress and help us build a...

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Few situations you’ll face as a people manager need more care than when a team member returns to work after a long absence. Returners often have complex needs, which might include ongoing mental health problems or learning to live with disability. Balancing the needs of the individual returner...

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Heigh-Ho, Heigh-Ho, it’s off to work we go‘Heigh-Ho’ was a phrase coined in the mid 1500s and is defined as an expression of ‘yawning, sighing, languor, weariness, disappointment.’ It’s sung by Walt Disney’s seven dwarfs as they work tirelessly, day in and day out mining diamonds and rubies.But...

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Mental health – in the workplace and in our home lives – is a subject that’s received some much needed publicity in recent years. Conversations in the media are more widespread, but real change takes time and many people still find it difficult to recognise problems in themselves, or to confide in...

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We take a real interest in the health and wellbeing of every one of our colleagues. In recent times we’ve introduced a number of initiatives which look at specific wellbeing topics - physical, mental, financial, and social wellbeing.Active supportAs a result, over 9,000 colleagues have actively...

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