4 actions to support workplace relationship between men & women

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26% of employees believe that they have been discriminated against because of their gender, based on survey findings of SMELoans 2021. It is not an issue exclusive to women as many may think, in fact, both men and women believed that ‘people of the opposing gender get away with more in the workplace,’ when asked […]

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Hughes Insurance becomes first organisation in Northern Ireland to receive Healthy Place to Work certification

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Hughes Insurance is the first company in Northern Ireland to officially achieve the Healthy Place to Work certification. R&D tax credit specialists, Amplifi Solutions based in Ballyclare and the Northern Ireland branch of global IT consulting and managed services company, Version 1, also recently become certified as Healthy Places to Work. Healthy Place to Work […]

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Our Feature in the May/June Edition of Ambition Magazine 2021

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Covid and the Changed World of Work  Health and wellbeing in the workplace have been emerging themes in recent times, so much so, many companies believe they have those boxes ticked. A few apples here, a wellbeing session there and, hey presto, employee welfare ticked. However, the reality is far different. Now, my aim here […]

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Mental Health is Not Binary – Mental Health Awareness Week

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Mental Health is not binary. We are living in an age where people want to distil the complex into the simple. But sometimes life’s complexities can’t be summarised, explained or solved in a sentence. Too often people want the answer to be black or white, right or wrong, my side or your side, without recognising that […]

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Grapevine Event – 7 Key Ways That Organisations Get Their Health and Wellness Programmes Wrong

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Thank you to all who attended the event yesterday, we had a fantastic reception. If you missed it, Healthy Place to Work CEO John Ryan was joined by HR Grapevine to discuss key areas which are often overlooked by companies with regard to organisational health.  Too often organisations have a superficial and outdated view on […]

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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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Northern Ireland Chamber Event – Increase Organisation Performance by Focusing on Employee Wellbeing

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The feedback from yesterday’s 70-minute session in Belfast yesterday has been excellent. Attendees loved listening to the real lived experience of Hughes Insurance (part of the Liberty Global Group) and Version 1 as they explained the impact of using the Healthy Place to Work Framework to drive organisational performance. Ex BBC presenter Sarah Travers was […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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