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Employee Wellbeing: Are you tactical or strategic?

Your investment in the health and wellbeing of your employees can be wasted if you don’t spend it wisely. By wisely we mean spending it on activities or events that don’t address the real needs of your people. That there is a symbiotic relationship between health and performance is not news to most people we […]

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LGBT History Month

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  One of our fundamental human needs is that of having positive and constructive connections with our fellow humans. Connection is closely linked to the sociological concept of cohesion. Social cohesion is the strength of interpersonal bonds among group members. Healthy workplaces have higher social cohesion and therefore are better connected to one another. Diversity […]

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5 signs that your Employee Wellbeing Programme has a chance to succeed!

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Many organisations have a very superficial view on employee wellbeing and health in the workplace and believe that it only involves implementing health and safety legislation. Initiatives are often very generous and well meaning, but fail to address the real underlying issues that impact on individual and organisational health. Below you can learn if your […]

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4 Pillars of Workplace Health

The Healthy Place to Work® model consists of four broad pillars of wellbeing, each of which comprises several elements. More detail reading about the four pillars is available in our White Paper “The Science of Wellbeing”. The pillars are: Purpose Mental Resilience Connection Physical Health Our model implicitly recognises that mental and physical health are […]

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An Tánaiste Leo Varadkar T.D. launches ‘Healthy Place to Work’ on St. Patrick’s Day 2021

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On the 17th of March 2021 Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister (An Tánaiste) Leo Varadkar T.D. Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment launched Healthy Place to Work from Ireland. The company provides organisations with data on the health status of their employees allowing their leadership make evidence-based decisions, strategically focusing resources where they are needed most […]

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The 7 Key Ways That Organisations Get Their Health and Wellness Programmes Wrong

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Many organisations have a very superficial view on health and believe it is about implementing health and safety legislation, fruit in the office, maybe desk yoga, cycle to work to work schemes, mental Health talks or well-being days. We’ve identified 7 areas where we believe organisations are getting Health and Well-being wrong. 1. The Wrong […]

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John Ryan joins Women in Technology Belfast panel

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  We are delighted to announce that our CEO John Ryan will be joining the panel to discuss “Well-being in the Workplace” with Women in Technology Belfast. This is an online event taking place today at 6:30 pm. We’re looking forward to discussing a range of great topics like supporting employee well-being through organisational culture, […]

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Healthy place to work features in Irish News article

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Delighted to be quoted in the recent Irish News’s article – incredible situation in Northern Ireland where the public sector bodies are struggling to deliver basic services because of staff sickness and these statistics were pre pandemic ! As the article’s headline says “Our workforce was sick long before this pandemic.” The level of sickness […]

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Healthy Place to Work features in the Business Eye

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It’s probably fair to say that Dublin-based John Ryan and his Belfast-based business partner Peter Morris couldn’t have picked a much better time to launch their Healthy Place To Work concept on a worldwide basis. One of the undisputed results of the Covid-19 pandemic will be that the future of work, ways of working and […]

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What is different about Healthy Place to Work

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Last week we explained why it is so important for every organisation to be a Healthy Place to Work. This week we share the 7 reasons why Healthy Place to Work is different, indeed revolutionary and is built so people can thrive at work while organisations perform at their very best

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