Relieving stress in the workplace

Relieving stress in the workplace Words by Matt Liggins, health and wellbeing manager at Health@Work At Liverpool-based Health@Work we support a wide range of businesses across the UK to create healthier, happier workplaces and reducing stress is a big part of this. Here are our top tips for reducing stress in the workplace: • ... Read More...

3 ways to enhance workplace wellbeing

3 ways to enhance workplace wellbeing Diverse workspaces A choice of workspaces can boost concentration and encourage movement as workers won’t be stuck at their desks.Creating varied environments doesn’t necessarily mean expensive upgrades, but can simply be about using space more efficiently.A quiet zone away from the buzz or a ‘breakout’ area with alternative seating can ... Read More...

Recommended reading: ‘A Little, Aloud’ by Angela Macmillan

Recommended reading: 'A Little, Aloud' by Angela Macmillan Can reading aloud improve wellbeing? Emily Crawford from Liverpool-based charitable social enterprise The Reader recommends a book which is said to have achieved success in the workplace: “We remember it from childhood. The unique comfort of being read to, as a salve for the bumps and bruises of ... Read More...

Style guide: Dressing for business events

Style guide: Dressing for business events with Paula White, volunteer stylist, Smart Works UK charity Smart Works Greater Manchester (SmartWorks.org.uk) provides interview clothes, styling advice and interview training to women in need.Since opening in June 2015, the organisation has helped provide more than 250 women with the confidence, self-belief and practical tools ... Read More...

Product pick: HelloMind phone app

Product pick: HelloMind phone app HelloMind is a new therapeutic app built around a technique called Result Driven Hypnosis.Developed by Danish hypnotherapist Jacob Strachotta, the software is predominantly used for combating lifestyle problems but can help workplaces win on a number of fronts.For instance, big presentations and sales pitches are a ... Read More...

Max Steinberg joins UK Northern Powerhouse Conference as advisor

The UK Northern Powerhouse International Conference has appointed Liverpool Vision’s Max Steinberg to its new advisory board.The local business leader will offer support on matters including reviewing and monitoring government responses to the 10 recommendations outlined in the Outcomes Report of the 2016 UK Northern Powerhouse Conference.Steinberg, a CBE and ... Read More...

Business lifestyle – IFB2016 special

Business lifestyle – IFB2016 special Professional PointersGetting the best from networking By Leslie Martin-Wright, chief executive, Knowsley Chamber Networking isn't selling. Many people have the perception that you go to networking events to sell as hard as you can, find clients/customers and give out as many business cards as possible.  However, that’s not how ... Read More...