Wellbeing news


How can HR professionals tackle workplace stress?

14/02/2020 Blog
The scale of workplace stress is undeniable: according to the HSE , 600,000 people in the UK reported experience work-related stress, depression or anxiety in 2018/19—this is around 44% of all work-...
Attendees at a seminar at the Workplace Wellbeing Show

Workplace Wellbeing Show statement on the Coronavirus

Workplace Wellbeing Show is closely monitoring developments of the Novel Coronavirus, which first emerged from Wuhan, China, in December 2019. The health and safety of our colleagues and customers is...
Workplace relationships

Why workplace relationships are key to wellbeing

13/02/2020 Blog
Healthy workplace relationships are key to creating a friendly, welcoming and productive environment for colleagues. Managers and HR professionals can take a number of steps to encourage good...
Four-day week

Can a four-day week reduce workplace stress?

12/02/2020 Blog
In 1973, British workers were haunted by the spectre of the three-day week, a measure introduced by the Conservative government to conserve electricity. Now, reaction to fewer working hours is much...

Workplace Wellbeing Show Announces Mind as Official Charity Partner

Workplace Wellbeing Show, hosted by Informa Markets, is delighted to announce Mind, the leading mental health charity, as its official Charity Partner. Mind is the ideal partner for Workplace...
Wellbeing employee factsheet


Mental Health is defined as a state of wellbeing in which an individual can cope with the normal stresses of life and can work productively. However, when a person is suffering from mental ill health...
mental health first aid

Mental health first aid: Raising awareness and changing attitudes

In September 2019, The Guardian reported that a record number of mental health first aiders—140,000—were being trained across the UK. FTSE 100 companies alone were said to have trained more than 10,...
Accessible workplaces

Why we need to create accessible workplaces

21/01/2020 Blog
Ensuring a workplace is accessible to people with disabilities is essential for promoting a happy, healthy and productive environment. We know inclusion has a positive effect on wellbeing and...
Sleep and Fatigue

Download Sleep and Fatigue: Director’s Briefing from Barbour EHS

The 21 st century is a sleepless one, and today fatigue is all too common among the British workforce. It chiefly affects employees working abnormal hours or excessive amounts of time, but it can...
Workplace Wellbeing Show

Register for your free ticket to Workplace Wellbeing Show 2020

10/12/2019 Blog
Workplace Wellbeing Show is returning to ExCeL London bigger and better than ever. Register for free today to join thousands of professionals from around the world to access wellbeing excellence...
Wellbeing: Director's Briefing

Download Wellbeing: Director’s Briefing from Barbour EHS

09/12/2019 Downloads
When it comes to workplace wellbeing, you can’t afford to be behind the curve. Inadequate mental health provision can be catastrophic for individuals, and it harms an organisation’s productivity, too...
Guide to stress

Download Stress: A Barbour Guide

04/12/2019 Downloads
At times, stress can be positive. It can give us impetus and drive and help us make decisions and act quickly. Too often, however, it is ruinous, and the catalyst for serious mental health issues. HR...