Better Wellbeing Blog

Blue Monday trivialising mental health issues in organisations?

Blue Monday is a name given to a day in January claimed to be the most depressing day of the year, typically the third January of the month, which this year is Monday 20th January 2020. The day is calculated using a formula that takes into account several factors which include the weather, dark nights,…
Read More
Man working with colleague

Boardroom and corporates recognising mental health

It has been well reported that many sick days are lost in business due to mental health related illnesses, however it is only until recent that bosses are looking at ways to tackle the problem. According to the Office of National Statistics [ONS], last year 17.5million sick days were taken. It is no wonder why…
Read More

How to measure wellbeing

In business, there are KPIs for everything. Need to assess supply chain performance? Develop a KPI. Supplier performance got you worried? Develop a KPI. However, when it comes to measuring wellbeing in a business environment, it’s extremely difficult. Well… it was. Stanley presents our wellbeing solutions for both physical and mental wellbeing of the workforce.…
Read More
Conversation with colleagues

World Mental Health day 2019

10 October celebrates world mental health day. 4-10% of people in England will experience depression in their lifetime  Mixed anxiety and depression has been estimated to cause one fifth of days lost from work in Britain Women in full-time employment are nearly twice as likely to have a common mental health problem Evidence suggests that…
Read More

MindCheck – the mental health technology

Between 7-11 October is National Work Life week,  which is an opportunity for both employers and employees to focus on wellbeing at work and their work-life balance. Since 2017/18 stress, depression or anxiety accounted for 44% of all work-related ill health cases and 57% of all working days lost due to ill health. Creating a…
Read More

Are you protecting your workforce?

One third of workers suffer with musculoskeletal disorders. Despite manual handling regulations being well-established for years, it is not uncommon for businesses to fail to implement correct manual handling techniques. Not ensuring the health and safety of employees when working with large, heavy or awkward loads can lead to serious injury and may come at…
Read More