Professional pointers: Maintaining a healthy work-life balance

Professional pointers: Maintaining a healthy work-life balance with Sue Henry, founder of MSH Partnership Working every waking hour may make us feel like we’re getting more done, but a gruelling schedule impacts on our health, affects relationships and reduces productivity. When we tend to our wellbeing we become more creative, make better decisions and feel ... Read More...

How to embrace flexible working practices

How to embrace flexible working practices According to Work Wise UK, which promotes ‘smarter’ working practices through campaigns including Work Wise Week and National Work from Home Day, the likes of flexible, remote and mobile working can boost productivity and increase work-life balance. Here are some tips to bear in mind when ... Read More...

Professional pointers: Maintaining productivity during the World Cup

Professional pointers: Maintaining workplace productivity during the World Cup with Altum HR When warmer weather strikes, stuffy conditions and distractions through the window invariably take their toll on office productivity. Add large scale sporting events to this and employees may feel distracted if the proper provisions are not put in place.Altum HR, a member ... Read More...

Professional pointers: What to eat in the workplace

Professional pointers: What to eat in the workplace by Professor Graeme L. Close, professor of human physiology at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and nutritionist to the England Rugby Team.  “It’s becoming increasingly difficult to consume a healthy diet, partly because high energy foods are readily available which are not conducive with a lower activity ... Read More...

How to encourage healthy workplace diets

How to encourage healthy workplace diets Bad diets are often the result of convenience. In the workplace in particular it’s easier to get something calorific in the staff canteen or buy a supermarket premade sandwich that’s anything but healthy than it is to eat well. Here’s how you can encourage healthy eating ... Read More...

5 tips to manage in a heatwave at work

5 tips to manage in a heatwave at work Words by Natasha Young Know the law Contrary to popular belief there isn’t a maximum temperature allowed in workspaces before staff should be sent home. According to the Workplace Regulations Act 1992, temperatures must “provide reasonable comfort”. The Health and Safety Executive’s Approved Code of Practice ... Read More...