Category Archives: Health and Wealth

Articles about physical, mental and financial well being for every type of worker regardless of where they work or what type of organisation they work in

Trick-Or-Treating Safety Advice

Just some hints and tips for a safe evenings trick or treating!

It’s good to talk at any age

Michael Millward predicts that youngsters will appreciate the value of a bit of chit chat after seeing the new Chit Chat Chalk Show at York Theatre Royal.

Depression tops ill health table

More than 300 million people around the world are now living with depression. The latest figures from the World Health Organization (WHO) show that more than 300 million people are…

When will your thermostat go down?

As tempertatures start to rise when will you turn down the thermostat on your central heating? New research shows that the hardy people of Yorkshire have their central heating set…

Are you getting healthier

New figures from the ONS in worker absence from work suggest that workers are getting healthier. Last year the average UK worker was absent from work as a result of…

Desk feast lunches increase

As a child I was always told that it was rude to watch people eating, but now office workers in London are having to do that as increasing number of…

Antibiotic bugs increase need for good work place hygiene

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant “priority pathogens” – a catalogue of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human…

Retiring at 70 could be the new normal

It’s often said that despite the UK having an increasingly older workforce the older you get the more difficult it gets to find work or progress in a career with…

wearable technology reduces stress

Study shows workers who wore a Spire tracker experienced less stress, stress symptoms, anxious days, and negative mood as well as more energetic days than non-Spire users. In what is…

Pensions Decision Highlights Inequality

Today the Supreme Court has decided that a woman who lost her long-term partner is entitled to a surviving partners’ pension. It is a victory that is likely to improve…