Who is responsible for getting wellbeing right?

Who is responsible for getting wellbeing right? The link between a happy and healthy workforce and high levels of productivity is an established one – Good Days at Work really count in today’s competitive and rapidly changing work environments.  Our own analysis on the business benefits of actively improving wellbeing in organisations estimates that improving the wellbeing by a very modest amount (1 standard deviation) results in an increase in productivity worth £ 1,201 per individual.…

Staying Well at Christmas – Top Tips from Robertson Cooper

Staying Well at Christmas – Top Tips! It’s nearly here and more than likely your ‘to-do’ list has drastically expanded in size, the pressures on your finances has intensified and every relationship issue in your life has been brought sharply into focus.  Happy Christmas eh! If you are feeling the pressure to present the ‘perfect Christmas’ and #creatememories, these tips can support you in maintaining your wellness during the Christmas period:  1 – Pay attention to your sleep If you…

Dr Pippa Grange answers some of our questions before her keynote at The Good Day at Work Conversation 2019

Dr Pippa Grange answers some of our questions before her keynote at The Good Day at Work Conversation 2019 We’re lucky enough to have Pippa Grange appearing as a keynote at this year’s Good Day at Work Conversation in Manchester on September 17th.  She’s the FA’s Head of People and Team Development and the person widely credited with playing a key role in the England football team’s cultural and performance turnaround at the Russia 2018 World Cup. As a taster ahead of next week’s event we…

Wellbeing: The State of the Nation

Last month, we teased you with some headlines from our Wellbeing Survey. Now it’s time to dig a little deeper into these headlines and understand what this represents based on our experience of working to create a culture of wellbeing in organisations in the UK.   The data from 95 client organisations has given us some useful insight into the ‘State of the Nation’ when it comes to wellbeing. 81% reported that the engagement to health and wellbeing in their organisation is patchy or poor…

The Good Day at Work and ‘Single vs Multitasking’

In our 20 years of researching how to create a culture of wellbeing at Robertson Cooper, we know with some confidence that there is no single thing that will ensure a Good Day at Work.  Indeed, there is a multitude of factors that will support someone to feel the positive emotions associated with a Good Day at Work such as making a positive difference, feeling in control and making a valuable contribution.   One of these factors is how you organise your workload, specifically whether you have a…