The Cost of Working: Can we all afford to work?

Do we often overlook the day-to-day cost of working – of simply showing up to work when we consider our HR management and strategy? In a world where equity is at the forefront of the working landscape, we should be considering socioeconomic inclusion to ensure all staff have equal...

The Invisible Struggle: How Migraines Can Impact Your Work-Life

Migraines are more than just headaches; they are a complex neurological condition that can have a profound impact on an individual’s life, particularly in their work environment. Understanding the triggers and symptoms of migraines is crucial for managing their impact both personally and professionally. For many, the struggle is...

The Influence of Upbringing on Management Style Preferences

Are our management style preferences be influenced by our upbringing? I have always been fascinated by the different management styles that exist within the workplace. It is intriguing to see how individuals with similar positions can have such different approaches to leading their teams. It’s well documented that upbringing...

Eye Health Week

Last week was National Eye Health week (18-24 September 2023), and as part of our focus on wellbeing at work I attended an Essex Working Well seminar on eye health, delivered by local Essex based Charity Support 4 Sight https://www.support4sight.org.uk/. Not only were the figures they shared eye opening...

We’re Working Well!

In today’s fast-paced and demanding work environment, promoting the health and wellbeing of employees is crucial for both their personal wellness and the success of organisations. Recognising this need, the Essex Wellbeing Service has established Working Well, a program dedicated to providing free workplace health and wellbeing support to...