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Work & Wellbeing

Employees in small teams can have a much bigger influence over the direction of the business than perhaps they might in a large corporate. It’s the nature of a small business that everyone is used to keeping “all hands on deck” and taking on a greater share of responsibility. But keeping your team motivated boils down to keeping them happy and healthy, which in turn can boost your bottom line as people are most productive when they are happy.

This is why Real Business has teamed up with AXA PPP healthcare to support their SME Work and Wellbeing programme – a collaboration with cross-industry business leaders. It aims to showcase how business owners have benefited from putting health and wellbeing at the heart of what they do, and how other small and developing companies can follow suit.

Over the course of this series, we will be exploring the simple initiatives businesses can take to improve wellbeing in the workplace, as well as hearing top tips from AXA’s health experts and seasoned entrepreneurs.

The business case for creating a culture of wellbeing
Get active...sitting at your desk all day can cause problems
Don’t take it sitting down – get active…
The gift of resilience
Mental health expert explains the stigma associated with mental health
Mental health expert discusses the stigma of the growing workplace trend
Evidence shows a health and wellbeing scheme makes good business sense
How to help employees keep up their New Year’s resolutions
What health and wellbeing trends can we expect to see this year?
Health and wellbeing trends to watch out for in 2018
How to battle the back to work blues
An SME guide to dealing with the back to work blues
Employees still scared to tell bosses about mental health issues
Managing home workers – it’s not just a matter of trust
The proper business case for a flexible working structure
Businesses still going for traditional rather than modern workplace cultures
UK businesses failing to embrace a modern workplace culture
Combatting mental health issues in one of the most stress-inducing industries
In pursuit of productivity
Men are more likely to ignore workplace health and safety rules
Men are more likely to stray from workplace health and safety
Presenteeism: Is your office a breeding ground for germs?
Absenteeism vs. presenteeism – which is worse for the remaining staff?
Managing productivity means managing morale – but how do you keep workers happy?
Campus Society acknowledges the importance of employee support
I’d love to employ someone who focuses solely on employee problems
A wellbeing culture makes for a healthier return
Absenteeism is affecting businesses’ bottom lines