Four-fifths say Wednesday afternoons off would boost productivity
Over half (52%) of employers say a four-day week would not be of benefit to them, but four-fifths (80%) believe giving Wednesday afternoons off would boost employee productivity, according to research commissioned by behaviour change consultancy Kin and Co.
5 Ways Learning Culture is Key to Company Success
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Equifax develops wellbeing approach to enhance employment proposition
Global credit reference agency Equifax launched an online financial education programme in June 2018 to kick start its overall wellbeing strategy for 800 UK employees. This focus on wellbeing has been designed, in part, to help address the current business challenges Equifax is facing.
How to use employee benefits schemes to encourage fitness at work - Employee Benefits
Many employees want to stay on top of their health and wellbeing, but either don’t have the resources or the know-how. Employers can play a big role in helping and encouraging employees improve their fitness. Improving employees’ health and fitness can have great benefits for organisations. It’s been well documented that healthier, fitter employees are …
Japanese organisation Crazy rewards staff for sleeping six hours or more
Japanese wedding planning organisation Crazy has introduced a new wellbeing initiative that rewards employees for getting six or more hours of sleep for a minimum of five days across the week.
How the right company culture can help remove the 'leadership pedestal' - Employee Benefits
By Catrin Lewis, Head of Global Engagement We’re on a mission to make the world a better place to work. If you’re scrolling through our website or reading our blog, this is pretty apparent. Aligning our workforce with our purpose, mission and values is a huge part of my job as the Head of Global Engagement …
EXCLUSIVE: Cisco adopts wide family-centric organisational culture
Employee Benefits Live 2018: Multinational technology organisation Cisco has embraced and promoted a family-centric organisational culture, and corresponding customisable benefits, in order to support the wellbeing of its 73,400 global employees.
Four in five employees suffer from stress, a quarter find it unmanageable
The vast majority of employees in the UK (80%) are suffering from stress and over a quarter of those (28%) consider their work-related stress as unmanageable, according to research by health insurance organisation Cigna.
Sharp Business Systems UK trains employees in mental health first aid
Fifteen employees of Sharp Business Systems UK (SBSUK) have completed a two-day adult mental health first aid training course, delivered by Mental Health First Aid England.