Dr Mark Winwood, Clinical Director – Psychological Health at AXA PPP healthcare, provides information on seasonal affective disorder in the workplace, alongside tips on how small business owners can support employees who may be suffering with SAD.
In a recent survey conducted on behalf of AXA PPP healthcare, 56% of SME employees said that having a good work/life balance would make them the most happy at work, and 47% said that having a poor work/life balance would make them the least happy
With so many demands on your team’s personal time, it’s inevitable that productivity at work will take a bit of a hit. So how do you keep your employees motivated and working productively during the holiday season?
How workplace wellbeing can help reduce workplace stress and anxiety
A workplace culture that prioritises employees’ wellbeing can be beneficial for both employee retention and recruitment. However, a recent study by AXA PPP healthcare found that more than four-fifths (82%) of SME employers do not have a health and wellbeing strategy.
How to manage sickness absence in a small business
Sickness absence affects all businesses, regardless of their size. However, small businesses may feel the negative effects of sickness absence more acutely than a large business due to their limited resource.
The importance of health and wellbeing benefits for employees
More and more small business owners are making wellbeing a priority within their businesses. Whether that’s to retain their current team members, to make the workplace a more positive place or to help attract new talent to join the company.
Sickness absence and presenteeism in small businesses
Employees are an important part of any business. But in SMEs, a smaller team means that your people are even more vital to the overall success of your business. So when a team member is off work due to ill health, it can have a noticeable impact.
What motivates younger generations in the workplace is a common question asked by business leaders and managers. With millennials set to make up 35% of the global workforce in 2020, it’s not surprising that business leaders and managers are trying to understand this generation better.
What happens when a key member of your team decides to leave the business? Having spent so long recruiting and then training them, it can be costly for your business to have to hire a replacement. So how can business owners ensure that they’re retaining their top team members?