Five benefits of biophilic office design

Biophilic design incorporates elements from nature, such as plants, water features and natural lighting, into the workplace. Although this approach has yet to hit the mainstream, many experts believe the business benefits mean it will become widespread. Here are five benefits

Should you prioritise mental health over ‘performance’?

cartoon of scales showing balance between work performance and mental health

Reprioritising the mental wellbeing of employees requires business leaders to take a closer look at workplace culture

The transformative power of corporate financial wellness

As traditional working patterns evolve and attitudes to saving change, corporate financial wellness has never been more important

Why bother with a corporate wellness programme?

The wellbeing of staff is a win-win for employees and employers as the spotlight focuses on mental health in the workplace and its impact on the bottom line

A smile a day helps keep the doctor away

Being happy and optimistic can help reduce the risk of heart problems, researchers have confirmed

Why ‘wellness’ is not always a healthy choice

wellness illustration

Instead of helping a healthy lifestyle, wellness may be misunderstood and could be turning toxic

Switching off in an “always-on” culture

Enlightened employers are ensuring staff can switch off from the “always-on” internet culture to maintain a healthy work-life balance

Biometric tech fighting stress in age of anxiety

Health monitoring apps

If high-tech living stresses you out, there could be an app to help calm you down – perhaps a not-so-gentle irony that the thing which pains you could also cure you