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Ten tips to improve your sleep

Getting regular exercise during the day will help you to feel tired at night. Being active increases your metabolism and helps against stress and anxiety, which in turn will improve your sleep. Try to exercise earlier in the day or, if you prefer late night workouts, give yourself time to wind down and relax afterwards.

Article by: Mark Winwood | Published: 24 January 2019

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Success of NHS ten-year-plan pivots on smart talent planning

The report outlines measures to tackle the current staffing crisis including: an increase in nurse undergraduate places, job guarantees for nurse and midwife graduates and the introduction of new online nursing degrees. Other suggestions to improve staff numbers include a focus on clinical apprenticeships

Article by: Michael Johnson-Ellis | Published: 9 January 2019

Video Games, Executives, Brainstorming and Introversion

Although the world’s population is split down the middle in terms of those who prefer Extraversion and Introversion, a global sample of over 200,000 employees shows that only 40 percent of executives, top executives, and senior managers lean towards Introversion

Article by: John Hackston | Published: 5 January 2019

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Google diagnosis and colleagues playing at GPs

Half of employees in the UK say they speak to colleagues about health concerns before sharing it with a partner or loved one. Stress, sleep, anxiety and weight problems are among the main concerns being discussed by employees at work, before confiding in those closest to home.

Article by: Petra Simic | Published: 11 December 2018

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Are you getting enough sleep?

We all know how difficult it is to work when we're tired but are you aware of the effects on others? Everyone knows that after a bad night’s sleep, the next day at work is a real drag. Coffee becomes a lifeline as you battle to keep your eyes open, struggling to read that project brief or presentation.

Article by: Maddy Keating | Published: 10 December 2018

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Understanding early onset dementia in the workplace

Employees with early onset dementia face a lack of support at work and early dismissal, with those working in low paid employment losing their jobs earlier than those working in high paid roles, a large study has found. The study is published today in the scientific journal Occupational Medicine. 

Article by: Tom Dening | Published: 27 November 2018

Using physiotherapy to enhance employee health and productivity

According to research, 40 per cent of all UK sickness absence is due to work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). This equates to around 9.5 million working days lost every year, but despite their prevalence, safeguarding musculoskeletal health is often overlooked by employers both large and small.

Article by: John Doyle | Published: 23 November 2018

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Beating The Demon Of Insomnia

Insomnia is a serious medical condition with a variety of causes and an even wider array of possible treatments. In every case, the sense of desperation associated with insomnia only worsens the condition, as sleep deprivation creates a frustrating spiral of symptoms and associated issues.

Article by: Unknown | Published: 20 November 2018

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Unmanageable stress – the epidemic

2018 saw the UK rank 5th worst in the world for unmanageable stress, behind United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Australia and Korea.  Furthermore, one in 5 of the UKs workforces say that they frequently experience ‘unmanageable stress’ whilst 53% of millennials prioritise an employer with a workplace health and wellbeing programme.

Article by: Joanne Waggerman | Published: 13 November 2018

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An eye on fatigue at work

It’s that ‘war-weary’ feeling of trying to mentally pick yourself up, dust yourself down and go again. The consequence of fatigue is that the degradation in the speed, accuracy and quality in how we respond means we are more likely to make mistakes. Just how serious is being tired at work?

Article by: Dominic Irvine | Published: 7 November 2018