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June wellbeing awareness weeks – special offers

June wellbeing awareness weeks – special offers

There are a number of wellbeing related awareness weeks running in June – and we have related content on offer to include in your employee wellbeing programmes. Loneliness Awareness Week runs from June 13th – 17th. To mark this week, we are offering our Combating...

Q&A with Beth Pollard, Wellbeing Lead at Covéa Insurance

Q&A with Beth Pollard, Wellbeing Lead at Covéa Insurance

As part of our new series of interviews with those carrying out great work in the employee wellbeing space, we loved having a chat with Beth Pollard from Covéa Insurance. Beth is a key member of the company's wellbeing committee and has been at the forefront of its...

Q&A with Rebecca Cook from Charlton Morris

Q&A with Rebecca Cook from Charlton Morris

As part of our series of interviews with those carrying out sterling work in the employee wellbeing space, we spoke to Rebecca Cook, Associate Director at Charlton Morris, the Leeds-based recruitment specialists which has recently introduced a four day working...

Q&A with Charlie Lucas and Simon Cook from Apex Rides

Q&A with Charlie Lucas and Simon Cook from Apex Rides

As part of our series of interviews with those carrying out sterling work in the employee wellbeing space, we were pleased to talk to Charlie Lucas and Simon Cook, co-founders of the health and fitness company Apex Rides. SWW: Can you describe any initiatives Apex...

Imposter syndrome at work – how managers can help

Imposter syndrome at work – how managers can help

Imposter Syndrome - the feeling that our successes and achievements are attributed to luck and not because of our skillset or expertise - is a term we are hearing more often these days. It is said that 70% of people experience, will experience or experienced it at...

Avail U – Award winning SME wellbeing programme

Avail U – Award winning SME wellbeing programme

At the 2021 Global Healthy Workplace Awards, the US car sharing company Avail landed the prestigious SME Employer Award for its recently established wellness program, Avail U; a scheme that focuses on enhancing its employees emotional, physical, financial, and...

Q&A with Katy Sharpe from Guerillascope

Q&A with Katy Sharpe from Guerillascope

The third part of our series of Q&As with those leading the way with employee wellbeing, sees Katy Sharpe from Guerillascope supplying the answers. Katy is the Managing Director at the full service media agency and is actively involved in its employee mental...

Good stress – yes it is actually a thing

Good stress – yes it is actually a thing

How many times have you heard the word stress mentioned this week? How many times have you said it to someone about yourself in the last month? Pre-covid, research found that more people in the Western world are experiencing more stress today than ever before. We also...

Q&A with Kasia Kuchnicka from Royal Albert Hall

Q&A with Kasia Kuchnicka from Royal Albert Hall

As part of our new series of interviews with those carrying out sterling work in the employee wellbeing space, we were delighted to talk to Kasia Kuchnicka from the Royal Albert Hall. Kasia is a key member of the Hall's Wellbeing Network and the prestigious venue...

Supporting parents’ wellbeing at work

Supporting parents’ wellbeing at work

Juggling parenting and a career can be challenging for many and can often leave parents feeling exhausted, with little time spent on their own wellbeing. Thankfully, more businesses are appreciating how tough it can be for parents in their workforce and are supporting...

HSBC – delivering employee wellbeing on a global scale

HSBC – delivering employee wellbeing on a global scale

At the recent Global Healthy Workplace Awards, HSBC landed the accolade of Best Multinational enterprise, demonstrating to the judges its outstanding achievement in promoting a safe and healthy work environment complementary to the business performance of the...

Employee physical health – companies leading the way

Employee physical health – companies leading the way

A focus on employee physical health, exercise and physical activity is given as much importance as mental health here at shine. Of course the two are intrinsically linked, as many studies, like this one from the Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare, show. It can...

Simple wellbeing at work ideas and insights

Simple wellbeing at work ideas and insights

Have you been tasked with looking into employee wellbeing at your company? Are you looking for wellbeing at work ideas to engage your colleagues? Or perhaps you’re looking to improve on your existing programme, or planning to launch something new and inspiring to...

Why sleeping at work could actually be good for business

Why sleeping at work could actually be good for business

Since our inception, we have run a large number of surveys for companies looking to understand the issues staff face when it comes to their wellbeing, and often we see sleep as an area that employees are struggling with. Studies have shown that two thirds of us don’t...

Host your own virtual employee wellbeing week

Host your own virtual employee wellbeing week

With many of us working from home for the foreseeable future, we're helping businesses to develop their own internal employee wellbeing week or festival.We'll adjust content to ensure it's relevant to your workforce and sessions can be scheduled at times to suit your...

Men and employee wellbeing – where are you?

Men and employee wellbeing – where are you?

Shine WW has been in business for almost three years now. In that relatively short space of time we're proud to have helped a growing number of businesses improve the health and wellbeing of their staff. However, while the number of businesses we've worked with has...

Wellbeing for working parents – webinar or workshop

Wellbeing for working parents – webinar or workshop

Our Wellbeing for Working Parents webinar and workshops aim to guide your employees who are juggling work, parenting and, due to the impact of the pandemic, home-schooling, helping them maintain their own wellbeing and stay productive. They are anchored on proven...

Office design for wellbeing – Austin Fraser case study

Office design for wellbeing – Austin Fraser case study

Here at Shine we challenge the idea, held by many, that staff wellbeing programmes are exclusive to large companies with resources to invest. However, this example shows again that smaller companies can still reap the benefits when promoting employee wellbeing.Austin...