9 tips to avoid being a SAD organisation

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At the time of writing its October 2020 ‘the coronavirus year’…..and we’re all feeling it. SAD is a type of depression linked to the changing of the seasons – in fact 10-30% of those with depression will also experience SAD. The exact causes are still subject to research, but it’s likely that shorter days contribute […]

Working from home and domestic abuse support​

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Working from home and domestic abuse support With the return to workplaces not looking to be imminent for many businesses, it is crucial that long term employee wellbeing is built into the plans to ensure that employees say safe and well throughout the foreseeable future.  Some people like working from home – but at Hestia, […]

A people first approach to crisis – PwC Cyprus

Always having our people’s health and safety is a top priority, our response to the COVID-19 pandemic was immediate. Following the announcement of the first confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Cyprus and prior to the government’s lockdown, we asked all our people to stay and work from home.  Our technology infrastructure, our working practices, our […]

Organisational Development Plans – 5 things they need to have

So you’re at a stage where you think it would be good to have some structure….as well as a roadmap in place to make sure your organisation and its people are heading in the right direction. The next question is what does that plan need? SPOILER ALERT – We have a framework and accreditation for […]

Advice to give on finding a new role, after redundancy

It has been a tough old time, with wave after wave of announcements about redundancies in different industries hit by the economic impact from Covid-19. However, some businesses are scaling at a staggering rate as they meet new trends in demand. This is a time of mass displacement of talent, including some superstar performers who […]

Managing mental health | UK workplaces

Managing mental health | UK workplaces There has never been greater awareness of the intrinsic link between employee mental wellbeing and business productivity across the UK workforce than there is today.  Equally, there has been an evolution in our collective expectation of what employers should do to support the mental health of their workers. Beyond […]

Building a better normal

Building a better normal We believe that together we can make work better for people. And through creating better work, we can build a better, more productive and healthier society now and for future generations. And we want you to join us as we embark on a journey to build a better normal. It might […]

A people first approach to crisis

A people first approach to crisis Each week, we’ll be featuring an organisation from our community that is finding a way to thrive during this difficult time. This week, it’s the turn of Troup Bywaters + Anders … We heard from Troup Bywaters + Anders Head of HR, Claire Oliver, on how a focus on […]

A values based approach to crisis

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A values based approach to crisis Good news stories from our community Each week, we’ll be featuring an organisation from our community that is finding a way to thrive during this difficult time. This week, it’s the turn of Sapphire Streams… READ IN WELSH English Welsh English What do Sapphire Streams do? Sapphire Streams operates […]

Communication, trust and remote working in times of crisis

Communication, trust and remote working in times of crisis Good news stories from our community Each week, we’ll be featuring an organisation from our community that is finding a way to thrive during this difficult time.  This week, it’s the turn of Composite Profiles… Who are Composite Profiles? Composite Profiles design, supply and install composite […]