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5
Sep

We are changing…

Facing Unpalatable Truths You know when someone tells you something you don’t really want to hear? It’s something about an idea you had, something that you really like, something you think talks about who you are and what you do? In short, it is something that feels very personal to you. You Always Have a …

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1
Jun

52% Don’t Leave The Office At Lunchtime!

What Do You Do at Lunchtime? People Management recently reported that only 30% of UK workers take proper lunch breaks, with nearly a quarter of people working through their typical lunch break and a further 46% spending it on the internet. Reasons for Working Through Lunch A survey of 2,000 UK adults found that office workers are reluctant to take a …

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22
Apr

Is £1 Billion Enough To Make A Difference?

Investing in Mental Health Initiatives The English government recently announced a £1 billion investment in mental health services to help those struggling with mental health issues to find or return to work over the next 5 years. They have pledged to improve how mental health is managed, including increased access for employees to talking therapies. …

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26
Jan

Mental Health, Mindfulness and Men: Time to Act

On 4th February, my colleagues and I will be joining the national Time to Talk about mental health campaign by taking 5 minutes of our day (probably more, knowing us) to ask each other about how we’re looking after ourselves. While we will not deny the benefits of exercise, good diet and a decent night’s …

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19
Jan

Men – It Really Is Time To Talk!

Time to Change are asking employers to make a point of taking five minutes on 4th February to talk about mental health. Last year I focused on the stigma that seems to go hand in hand with any discussion around mental health, even though we all have mental health, be it good or bad, just …

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17
Apr

I’m a CEO – Help St Nicholas Hospice Keep Running

Today is the most bizzare day I have had this year, I spent it on a farm  in Bury St Edmunds getting involved in all sorts of challenges with six other MDs/CEOs. The day started when we arrived at St Nicholas Hospice. We were met by ‘Ant and Dec’ AKA Jordan and Simon from St Nicholas …

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