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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…

What is psychological wellbeing?

What is Psychological Wellbeing? At the most basic level, psychological wellbeing (PWB) is quite similar to other terms that refer to positive mental states, such as happiness or satisfaction, and in many ways it is not necessary, or helpful to…

3 key points from our recent event, “How to ensure Health & Wellbeing investment delivers results”

Firstly, a huge thanks goes out to everyone who attended. We were overwhelmed with applications for tickets and for those who missed out, we hope this will share some of the key findings attendees discovered. A special mention goes to our…

Why rising mental health absence might not be a bad thing – for now

It’s undeniable that mental health problems are on the rise – but could the statistics that show this upward trend actually be telling us we’re making progress? It’s hard to ignore the warning signs that the UK has a…

Group Working

3 Reasons Why Conversation Is Important

At Robertson Cooper, we’re all about “the conversation”. We love to discuss new ideas, revisit old ones and spark a bit of lively discussion. We think it keeps things interesting. But not only that, conversation is really important for our…

Workplace wellbeing vision setting and strategy

5 top tips on workplace health and wellbeing strategy from Professor Sir Cary Cooper

Off the back of our blog series on workplace health and wellbeing by our Managing Director, Ben Moss, we asked our Founding Director and CIPD President, Professor Sir Cary Cooper for his 5 top tips for businesses…

Developing a health and wellbeing strategy that drives real culture change

Part 4: Creating a health and wellbeing strategy that drives real culture change

In my last blog on 'readiness' and 'making change stick' I introduced the Good Day at Work model of wellbeing and change. Let’s now look at that model’s final two components which make up the ‘engine room’ of creating real change around health and…

Your health and wellbeing strategy is about business culture, if you want it to be

Part 3: Your health and wellbeing strategy is about business culture, if you want it to be…

In Part Two of this blog series on corporate health and wellbeing strategy I looked at the difference between a strategy and a plan, including the factors to consider when deciding which is right for your business. In this third instalment, I’ll be…

Understanding the difference between a health and wellbeing strategy and a health and wellbeing plan

Part 2: Understanding the difference between a health and wellbeing strategy and a health and wellbeing plan

In the second part of this blog series on health and wellbeing strategy, I’ll be looking at where the line is between a strategy and a plan - and how to decide which side of that line you sit. As we saw in part one, we’re moving towards a future…

Part 1: Developing a workplace health and wellbeing strategy is the norm these days, right?

Workplace health and wellbeing has gone mainstream, but maybe not that mainstream! So as we all know, most major UK employers are now investing in and thinking about the role health and wellbeing plays in their people strategies. Smaller businesses…

Workplace Wellbeing Champions

Building a Wellbeing Champions Network – Q&A with Crossrail

When it comes to building workplace wellbeing, harnessing the resource of your people through a Wellbeing Champions Network is a tried and tested way to drive the long-term sustainability and impact of your wellbeing…