Work Safe and Well Blog

The work safe and well blog features up to date news and advice on current industry practices, our services and wellbeing news from around the world

8 tips to keep your team motivated this summer

We have put together 8 ideas of how to get the best out of your team and stay productive during those long summer days at work, and even create some fun. Who knows, you might even end up looking forward to making pay while the sun shines?1.     Hold your meetings...

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Eat to Beat Diabetes

We all know the phrase 'you are what you eat', but how can we teach our young people to eat healthily to beat diseases like Diabetes, which affect nearly 4 million people in England? This week (1st-7th April 2019) is National Type-2 Diabetes prevention week, and...

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Building Resilience through Peer Support

The World Health Organisation are asking us to mark #WorldMentalHealthDay by focussing on building mental resilience in our young people. They estimate that half of all mental ill-health starts before the age  of 14, and suicide is the second leading cause of death...

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We Shall Overcome this Tricky Period

Work Safe and Well are proud to be supporting our local 'We Shall Overcome' event on Friday 12th October supporting the local foodbanks and the 'Tricky Period' charity tackling period poverty by enabling women and girls to access free sanitary products via the library...

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Let’s Move for Better Business

Listening to the radio on the school run, I heard an advert from Public Health England (@PHE) as part of their Change4Life campaign talking about Obesity as the second biggest cause of Cancer. This is an entirely preventable health epidemic that can be dealt with by...

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Creativity is Therapy

Listening to the radio this morning, I was moved by the story of Stewart Hill, a former soldier who was critically injured in Afghanistan in 2009. With a life-changing brain injury, he found art and writing poetry as therapy during his recovery, and, in the process,...

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