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Work-life balance and mental health

With this week being National Work Life Week and today being World Mental Health Day, what better time to talk about the positive effects of a healthy work-life balance on emotional wellbeing? The pressure of a demanding work culture in the UK, alongside that of keeping up with your personal life, social life and family’s […]

EXCLUSIVE: 85% believe employers have duty to encourage work-life balance

EXCLUSIVE: For the 14th consecutive year, the majority (85%) of respondents believe they have a duty of care to encourage employees to achieve a sensible work-life balance, according to research by Employee Benefits. The Employee Benefits/Health Shield Healthcare research 2019, which surveyed 202 HR decision makers and influencers, also found that helping employees to reduce stress […]

Half of UK employees believe their employer should support work-life balance

Almost half (49%) of UK employees believe that their employer should support their work-life balance, according to research by Thomsons Online Benefits.  The research, which surveyed 2,000 UK employees working at organisations with workforces of 500 or more in June 2019, also found that 31% admitted to being kept awake at night due to workplace […]

Two-fifths of UK staff would leave their current job for better work-life balance

Approximately two-fifths (39%) of respondents cite achieving better work-life balance as the main reason to leave their existing job, according to research by Robert Half UK. The survey of 2,000 office-based staff in the UK also found that employees would leave their current positions in order to gain higher remuneration (38%), flexible working hours (32%) […]

Radioactive PR boosted work-life balance with four-day working week

Gloucestershire-based agency Radioactive PR has improved the work-life balance of its 15 employees, and reduced sickness absence rates in the process, by introducing a four-day working week. In June 2018, it started the six-week trial of a new, shorter working week, subsequently choosing to implement the new system permanently, due to positive employee and client […]

Half feel employers should support staff more in achieving work-life balance

Just under half (49%) of respondents feel that their employers should support them more in achieving a healthy work-life balance, according to research by Thomsons Online Benefits. Its survey of 2,000 UK employees also found that 31% are kept awake at night because of workplace stress, while 26% stated that long working hours prevent them […]

Radioactive PR improves work-life balance with four-day working week

Gloucestershire-based PR agency Radioactive PR has improved work-life balance and halved employee sick days for its 15 employees since introducing a four-day working week in June 2018. The organisation initially launched its new shorter schedule as a six-week trial last June, and made the arrangement permanent after positive staff and client feedback. The arrangement saw […]

Arm and Bank of America Merrill Lynch shortlisted for Best work-life balance benefits

Technology organisation Arm, financial business Bank of America Merrill Lynch and the London Borough of Waltham Forest are among the organisations shortlisted in the Best benefits to support work-life balance category at the Employee Benefits Awards 2019. This accolade recognises an employer that has implemented benefits, policies and initiatives to flexibly support employees’ work-life balance, […]

Maintaining a healthy work-life balance

We often spend a lot of time pursuing a healthy work-life balance, however, sometimes it can seem like an impossible goal. Being always on the job does not help you achieve tasks quicker, it can actually slow down productivity. Finding a healthy balance between work and your personal life is essential for good mental wellbeing. […]

Stone Junction offers flexible reward to support employees’ work-life balance

Specialist technological PR agency Stone Junction was established in 2016, at which point founder and managing director Richard Stone created a system of clearly defined, personalised objectives for each member of staff. This system allows employees to progress through salary scales and gain promotions by achieving set goals. As a result, over the last 12 […]