Category Wellbeing & Mental Health

Work from home or back to work?

Back to the workplace

We have been speaking with lots of people recently about how they feel about working from home or returning to the workplace. Everyone’s different and has different preferences. We are seeing 3 things, in particular, that influence how people seem to feel about this.  🌞 Where they get their energy…

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Network with The Hill’s digital innovation community

The Hill Social

We’re excited to be part of The Hill and Bioescalator’s social (distanced) mixer on 23 April. This Twitter event is a great opportunity to discuss issues and solutions, share your ideas for coping with the current crisis, and support each other. Louise will be sharing our tips for looking after…

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It’s good to talk…

timetotalk

It might have become a cliché during that memorable BT ad campaign in the 90s, but it’s true: talking is good, and it’s something we don’t do enough of when it really counts.   This Thursday (6th Feb) is Time to Talk Day, an opportunity to encourage everyone to be more…

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How to Handle Stress at Work – Lunch and Learn

stress

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

stress

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

wellbeing for SMEs

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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3 Ways to Help Your Team Thrive at Work

Thrive at Work - Willow & Puddifoot

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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