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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Creating Sustainable Engagement. Part 1: A look into engagement

When we talk about employee engagement, what do we really mean? There is no single accepted definition; instead, engagement is a broad term that focuses on employee attitudes towards their role and pays close attention to the concepts of job…

Stress Awareness Month

What is stress awareness month? Throughout April, everyone from healthcare professionals and academics to business owners and teachers joined forces in order to raise awareness about one of the most pervasive problems facing modern society:……

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…

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…

Time to Talk Day 2019

As the name suggests, businesses, schools and communities across the UK are all encouraged to set aside time to help people start talking. Not just talking about anything and everything, though, but about one thing in particular: mental health. As a…

Should your business have a New Year’s Resolution?

Christmas and New Year flashed by in an instant, and before we know it we’re thrust back into the world of work with not only objectives from a workplace perspective to consider, but also our own New Year’s Resolutions. YouGov recently looked into…

Blue Monday is a Myth

Blue Monday is a myth. It’s startling that so many people are unaware of its inception – did you know that “Blue Monday” started life as a PR stunt for the holiday company, Sky Travel? In 2005, Sky Travel released a campaign where psychologist…