During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to address your mental health needs, as well as the needs of those around you. Jonathan Ratcliffe from Offices.co.uk shares advice on staying positive, including keeping to a routine and focusing on “the other side”.
April 1, 2020
Working from home has its benefits. But suddenly finding yourself confined to one space with your family or roommates may be challenging. From setting boundaries and work schedules to creating ‘work free’ zones in your home, here are 5 ways to maintain work/life balance during lockdown.
March 30, 2020
The WHO has declared the outbreak of COVID-19 as pandemic. Small actions taken individually can go a long way in slowing down the rate of transmission. These best practice tips for shared workspaces can help prevent further spread of the coronavirus.
March 25, 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic has sent many office-based workers home. Those who can work remotely are coping with the sudden switch in environment as best they can — but it can be mentally tough. These 8 tips will help make the transition to home-based work a little easier.
March 23, 2020
Remote workers can feel disconnected from their team and their support network, which can exacerbate mental health issues. These guidelines will help increase employers’ awareness of the challenges surrounding remote work, and offer the right support to help lessen the impact.
March 9, 2020
Following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, workplace wellness is under an intense spotlight. Interim guidance advises companies to ensure sick employees stay at home, which is forcing teams to work remotely. Here’s how to continue collaborating.
March 2, 2020
Liz Elam, founder of GCUC, answers questions relating to the coronavirus. While all GCUC events are currently going ahead as planned, Liz and the team are monitoring the situation closely.
February 26, 2020
In a bid to stop the deadly spread of coronavirus, many employees are being told to work from home. Restriction on movement is also causing widespread problems for shared workspaces, with some forced to close their doors.
February 19, 2020
Wellness at work is now a top priority, but it doesn’t need to take up the lion’s share of your…
February 17, 2020
Before you start introducing nap pods and meditation sessions to your workspace, there are some fundamental wellness elements to get right first. Here, we run down the top 3 essentials every workplace should have in place, to create the right environment for a successful wellness strategy.
February 10, 2020
According to Deloitte, one in six workers experience mental health problems, with the most common involving stress, anxiety, and depression. Organizations can, and should, do more to help, with the most effective support coming from preventative measures.
February 3, 2020
HR organisations are calling for more ‘Employee Relations’ specialists in the workplace. Sadly, these roles exist due to frequent and unresolved conflict in the workplace, which negatively impacts employees’ wellbeing. Here’s the latest research on the subject — and what to do about it.
January 27, 2020
Many coworking spaces now offer free food. But not all foods are created equally and companies should consider different dietary needs and preferences (from gluten free and vegan to keto-friendly and low-glycemic) when offering free food for workers.
January 22, 2020