17th February is Random Acts of Kindness day, in this week’s blog post we will look at why being kind is good for us, a brilliant example of sponsoring kindness and ways to incorporate more kindness into our lives. Why being kind is good for us Random Acts of Kindness (non-profit US organisation) identify the … Continue reading Why being kind is good for you
Tomorrow is Time to Talk Day, the annual charity day established by MIND Time to Change. You can see more about the day here. If you’ve not got anything planned don’t worry there’s still lots you can do to be there for your family, friends and colleagues. The aim of the day is to break … Continue reading Time to Talk Day 7th February
What does wellbeing mean to you? How do you assess and support employee wellbeing? What is wellbeing? Knowing what wellbeing is helps us to: Recognise when employee wellbeing is high or low Remedy: by carrying out actions which will improve employee wellbeing Prevent: plan future actions to sustain employee wellbeing Wellbeing is a very subjective … Continue reading Why wellbeing matters
Six lovely ladies from the Wiltshire Women in Business Group offered to take part in an interview with Bloomfield Harris about their experiences of workplace wellbeing. Please take a look at their work below. How important is mental health compared to physical health? All of the women felt that mental health was at least equal … Continue reading Employed to Self-Employed: What can we learn about workplace wellbeing?
Introducing Tammy Hassel, Director of Microgenetics Bloomfield Harris had the pleasure of working with Tammy to develop a Mental health and wellbeing policy and guide. Microgenetics Limited specialises in producing accurate rapid test methods for pharmaceutical and veterinary industries. They are based in the new Corsham Science Park in Wiltshire. We asked Tammy to talk … Continue reading Case Study: Microgenetics
We often hear 1 in 4 people (MIND) will suffer from a mental illness but that doesn’t bring home the reality to business leaders. Last year the Government published ‘Thriving at Work’ and found that 15% of employees will have a mental health condition. A mental health condition is synonymous with a physical illness and … Continue reading Is mental health really a concern for your business?