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Office cold or seasonal hay fever?

You may have noticed the sniffling and snuffling in the office, and you may be wondering whether if it’s the latest office cold making the rounds or whether it’s hay fever. A common myth is that you only get colds in the winter, yet different cold viruses circulate all year. However, with tree pollen in […]

Boost your productivity in your lunch break

  Our busy lives and work schedules mean that many of us neglect our lunch break and opt for eating al desko. Most of us know that this impacts our productivity and concentration, but we still do it! In this post we share why it’s important to take a lunch break and how this boosts […]

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How to practice Mindfulness: a bite sized guide

What is mindfulness? Mindfulness has its roots in meditation.  It involves taking some time out of your day and training your mind to be focused on the present moment.  It is not something that you can pick up overnight but is something will improve with regular practice. You don’t need any special equipment but it […]

What medical considerations should you make before travelling abroad with work?

When it comes to travelling for work, you’ll want to plan ahead and have all the relevant travel documents, medical certificates and vaccinations. Ensuring you’re properly covered for medical insurance, visas, and other legal documentation will help to keep you safe and healthy during your business trip. In this post, we’ll take a look at […]

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How to help your workforce beat January Blues

January blues is the name given to the general sense of melancholy which hits people as they enter the first month of the year. The gaiety and fun of silly season has given over to belt-tightening as finances take a hit, whilst, conversely, we attempt to belt tighten by losing those extra pounds gained over […]

Could drinking with dinner every night impact your mental health?

Alcohol is quite an integral, accepted part of our culture. It is considered sociable and ‘normal’ to have a drink with dinner or while relaxing in front of the television, every evening after a long, stressful day working, parenting or whatever your daily grind involves. It gives you that immediate sense of being relaxed and […]

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Top Tips to not get sick this winter

An icy chill can be a sure-fire way to leave you feeling under the weather. Yet, help is at hand. Here are our top health tips to keep you rosy-cheeked! 1. EAT WELL Our top tip for winter health? Eat healthy food. Porridge = slow-release energy and fibre. A lunch of fruit and vegetables means […]

What To Do If Your Team Member Is Struggling With Their Mental Health?

Mental health is one of the fastest growing reasons for absence in the UK, having increased by a whopping 71.9% since 2011, which has cost the UK economy £18bn in lost productivity, according to analysis from Centre of Economic and Business Research 2017. However, the negative impact on the sufferer is hard to quantify in […]

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Top 5 Flu Myths

TOP 5 FLU MYTHS 1. The flu vaccine gives you flu Starting off with the big fib. No, it doesn’t. The injected flu vaccine given to adults contains inactivated flu viruses, so it can’t give you flu. Your arm may feel a bit sore where you were injected, and some people get a slight temperature […]

How to get a hotel doctor in London

London is a bustling city and has so many tourist attractions available, it makes for an incredibly busy place! Unfortunately, because it attracts so many visitors, this frequently means some visitors can become ill on their travels and not have their regular doctor on hand. This can cause its own complications and could be cause […]

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