Working from home and domestic abuse support​

the art of good enough

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, […]

Personal responsibility at work: re-imagined for the 21st century

Personal responsibility at work: re-imagined for the 21st century Employment, like any relationship, is a two-way street. Both parties have responsibilities. If these aren’t met, the relationship is unlikely to thrive. And these responsibilities shift over time. The 21st century has seen massive change. We’ve spent lots of time looking at what new responsibilities employers […]

Difficult conversations: should you have them via email?

Difficult conversations: should you have them via email? The clue’s in the title, right? A conversation can only take place face-to-face. That’s what I always thought. But when I consistently had poor face-to-face conversations with one person, I wondered if there was a better way – email. And it worked for me, kind of. It […]

Leaders, do you strike a good balance on inclusivity?

Leaders, do you strike a good balance on inclusivity? Inclusive workplaces are fantastic. When people feel valued and included, they bring their best selves to work. Their wellbeing improves, which improves productivity, which then improves wellbeing. It’s a virtuous circle: one of those ideas that delivers oodles of upside. And most importantly, it’s the right […]

15 Ideas for Improving Work-Life Balance and Wellbeing

15 Ideas for Improving Work-Life Balance and Wellbeing According to our Wellbeing at Work survey over a quarter (29%) of those in full-time employment in the UK are unhappy in their job. More than one in five workers (23%) ‘pulled a sickie’ in the last year, and 6% did so more than five times. So […]