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Preparing for a possible second wave of Coronavirus - is there anything you can do?

Despite lots of countries making strides to keep coronavirus under control, the fact is that this bug is still out there. At the moment, it’s not currently known how many of us have immunity to it. Estimates vary widely, and there’s a lot of ...

Maintaining a positive company culture during a global crisis

Maintaining a positive environment and staying connected during tough times is no easy feat, but by enabling open communication and supporting each other, our leadership and people have helped to keep spirits and morale high.

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Why talking is such a comfort

By Health Coach and founder of Peppermint Wellness, Suzy Glaskie.

When things are tough for us, our inclination might be to plaster on a smile, pretend that everything is hunky-dory and crack on as normal – while inside we are silently screaming.

Occupational Health Solutions: Management Referrals

Here at Health Shield, we’ve been focussed on keeping our customers in the best of health through affordable employee benefits. However, with our expert knowledge and experience in the industry, we believe our service is more than just a benefits ...

Occupational Health Solutions: Online Health Questionnaires

Since 1877, we’ve been focussed on keeping our customers in the best of health. Here at Health Shield, we truly believe that nothing should get in the way of good healthcare, which is why we harness the latest technology and experience in the ...

Why is occupational health worth the investment, especially now more than ever?

Over the last few months, businesses have had to adapt to major changes. Employees have been labelled as a key worker and had to push through this time working as normal with additional pressure, been placed on the government’s ‘Furlough’ scheme ...

When to get help from the occupational health (OH) professionals

With the sudden changes that have come with COVID-19, your employees have had to adapt to life in lockdown and for some, it hasn’t been easy. It has been reported that 24% of UK adults have felt loneliness because of coronavirus. As businesses ...

The importance of employee wellbeing

Over the last few months, the world has gone through a huge change and has had to learn to adapt to new ways of working. Pre COVID-19, company culture had come to light as the core of a business, with the idea that a happy workforce fuels a ...

Rebuilding your workforce after COVID-19

Throughout the COVID-19 global pandemic, employers have had to make difficult decisions regarding their staff. Whilst those eligible were able to use the government’s furlough scheme, an estimated nine million Brits have been working from home ...

Supporting employees through COVID-19

As an employer, you’re probably thinking about how to bring your employees back to work safely and with the right support in place to ease the transition. Whether working from home, being furloughed or being part of the skeleton staff that you ...