NEW NORMAL? Making enforced work-from-home, work for you

The option to work more flexibly and from home has been available for a while and many have embraced it.  However, the recently enforced requirement to work from home following the rapid spread of Covid-19, raises a whole set of challenges for those new to the situation. Beyond getting the technology and the new physical […]

Four ways to strengthen relationships with your team while working remotely

In this Covid-19 driven, mass move to work from home, setting up office and working from home will be new to many.  Thankfully there are countless wonderful articles available on how to use the technology, co-ordinate projects and deadlines, run virtual meetings and all the other practicalities to help you get up and running.   There […]

Workforce Sustainability: The case for investing in Relational Wellbeing

Sustainability for the future is a topical concern – and quite rightly so. But while we focus on the things we must do to rescue our planet, what else do we need to focusing on to rescue ourselves – and those around us? In today’s 24/7 always on culture, with flexible working invading the safe […]

How do you improve productivity at work?

What are the secrets to greater productivity at work? All good managers, directors and owners should be asking themselves this in those brief moments when they have time to reflect on the way their businesses are run. One of the secrets to improve productivity has to be happiness. You don’t have to have a brain […]

Is there any research about productivity at work & relationship problems?

Funnily enough, we have some interesting research right here that shows relationship problems are damaging workplace productivity. Research done for us by YouGov reveals that problems in romantic relationships at home are having a major impact on how the UK’s high-earners perform at work and hence, their productivity at work.  The research shows that more […]

Maintain and improve productivity in the workplace

What are the secrets to maintaining and improving productivity in the workplace? Well, making sure that people are happy is definitely one of them. Anyone who has ever paid attention to what is happening with their colleagues or themselves will know that happy people are more productive in the workplace. One of the things that […]

What else can we be doing to get that Happiness feeling at work?

This year, 23-27 September 2019 has been declared “International Week of Happiness at Work”! So, we thought it would be interesting (and hopefully fun given the theme!) to check in and see just how happy people are feeling and which solutions are making a difference both at a corporate and a personal level. As I looked […]

A framework for Mental Health Initiatives?

As we prepared for Mental Health Awareness week this year (now only two weeks away, 13-19 May 2019), it struck me that having a framework for thinking about the various initiatives on offer would be a good thing. And what better framework than the wise counsel (and one of my favourite quotes) from Medical Scientist, […]