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How to Handle Stress at Work – Lunch and Learn

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It’s National Stress Awareness Day on Wednesday 6th November and Willow & Puddifoot are hosting a complimentary lunch and learn where we will discuss how to handle stress at work. If you would like to have a better understanding of stress, either for yourself or your team members, please join…

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Dealing with Stress at Work

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Stress at Work Stress at Work is one of the largest causes of work related absence and can be indirectly responsible for other causes of absence such as mental health illnesses, musculoskeletal disorders and even physical illnesses such as flu. Not surprisingly, stress has been shown to have a negative…

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How SMEs Can Support Employee Wellbeing

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Improving employee wellbeing increases engagement, productivity and performance. It also decreases stress levels, sick leave and turnover. In recent years, many big organisations have put a wellbeing strategy in place but this can seem harder to do for small or medium sized enterprises. However, there are some relatively easy steps…

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How to Spot the Best Leaders

How to spot the best leaders-Willow & Puddifoot Blog

Having the right leadership team in place is crucial to the success of your organisation. But how do you spot the best leaders? The leaders that make the biggest difference are those that are focussed on the team’s success, rather than their own gain. So how can you spot them? …

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3 Ways to Help Your Team Thrive at Work

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Managers make or break employee wellbeing. A manager’s ability to generate a culture of wellbeing is a key factor in a team’s ability to thrive at work and sustain high performance. When a team member experiences poor mental health their relationship with their manager has a big impact on how…

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Do Your People Managers Know How to Manage People?

Do your people managers know how to manage people-Willow & Puddifoot

Your managers have the biggest influence on the wellbeing and performance of your people. But… often managers have been promoted to a people manager position because they are good at their day jobs. They may be a great sales person, great statistician or great administrator. However, that doesn’t necessarily make…

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How will You build a Wellbeing Strategy for your organisation?

Willow & Puddifoot Wellbeing Framework

More and more organisations are waking up to the responsibility and benefits of looking after the wellbeing of their people. Many start with Mental Health First Aid to provide support for people in crisis. But what else? What more should your organisation be doing to truly look after the wellbeing…

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