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…

Part 2 – Personalising Mental Health and Wellbeing: Top 3 tips for embracing personalisation to get workplace mental health and wellbeing right

Personalising Mental Health and Wellbeing: HR’s biggest challenge yet? Part 2: Cary’s Top 3 tips for embracing personalisation to get workplace mental health and wellbeing right I’ve spent much of my working life thinking about the challenge here, for organisations in particular. I’ve been asked many times over the years for the top 3 things I’d recommend organisations focus on to get mental health and wellbeing right. Of course, the context changes over…

Personalising Mental Health and Wellbeing: HR’s biggest challenge yet?

Personalising Mental Health and Wellbeing: HR’s biggest challenge yet? Work and how it makes you feel. Health and wellbeing in all its forms. These are things I’ve been studying and talking publicly about for over 40 years now. And that’s because they matter. Most of us spend 80% of our waking time at work during an average week… and all too often that extends to weekends too! So how we feel at work, and perhaps more importantly, when we go home at night, makes a huge difference to both our…

Flexible Working & Wellbeing

In a report published in January, the CIPD stated that “The labour market is expected to remain tight in the period up to, and after, the UK’s exit from the European Union.” While we’re not ones to be drawn into debating politics (publicly at least!), we were keen to look into how employers plan to attract and retain the talent that could make a difference to their organisation. The answer could lie in flexible working. For clarity, the Government have released their own definition of what…

An insight into the agenda for 2019’s Good Day at Work Conversation

Hear from Ben Moss, MD of Robertson Cooper and Good Day at Work Content Director, as he shares his thoughts on the agenda for this year’s Good Day at Work Conversation. I’m really excited about this year’s Good Day at Work Conversation. The theme of personalising mental health and wellbeing couldn’t be more relevant as employers battle with getting the balance right between personalised support and crossing the line into creating dependency. We’ve taken…

Personal Stories

Personal stories are the ones that make the biggest impact, and this is never truer than when talking about mental health and wellbeing. Initiatives such as Mental Health Awareness week have long promoted the fact that initiating a dialogue can have a tremendous effect, particularly within the workplace. However, tackling this subject can be difficult. Employees can be left wondering whether discussing mental health with their seniors could affect their job security, perception by colleagues,…

Can measuring your organisation’s wellbeing help you retain your talent?

Can measuring your organisation’s wellbeing help you retain your talent? The costs of staff leaving are often significant for organisations. What if you could predict who is going to leave before they do, so you have the chance to do something about it and prevent the associated costs? In November 2018, we collected wellbeing data across 4,000 employees and tracked how many of them quit their jobs in the following 6 months to understand whether wellbeing has an impact on staff…