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Thoughtful man 8 September 2023

Male wellbeing – why bother?

Blog post written in partnership with Dr. Roger Prentis at RDP International  “It’s nothing – I can sort it” “I don’t want to appear weak” “It’ll go away” “I don’t want to make a fuss” “I don’t want to admit that I need support” Recognise any of the above?  They are typical views of many […]

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A group ofpeople gathering around a woman looking at her mobile phone 30 June 2023

More than 1 in 10 employees are affected by gambling harms in the UK

Blog written in collaboration with Katy Wilson at Betknowmore. This worrying statistic from UKHSA (formerly Public Health England) suggests that even the smallest company may have at least one member of their team who is affected by gambling harms, either directly or as an ‘affected other’. Whilst historically, gambling was confined primarily to land-based activities, […]

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A woman looking after and eating with another woman with Down Syndrome. 2 June 2023

Supporting Employees with Caring Responsibilities in the Workplace

Blog written in partnership with Cally Emmerson at Care for the Carers East Sussex   There are over 5 million carers in the UK, with one in seven carers juggling work and care. As an employer, this means it’s highly likely that one or more of your staff members are carers. That means they care […]

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Bowel cancer screening campaign image 25 April 2023

Cancer Screening Saves Lives

Every year, nearly 130,000 people of working age are diagnosed with cancer in the UK. Let’s face it, most people know someone who has been affected by cancer or have sadly experienced cancer themselves. 1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. While survival rates have doubled since the 1970’s, sadly […]

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A conference room with round tables. 7 March 2023

The first annual Wellbeing at Work event!

East Sussex employers committed to developing healthier and happier workforces have been celebrated at our first annual Wellbeing at Work Conference and Awards event last month at the Welcome Building in Eastbourne. The East Sussex Wellbeing at Work Programme works with employers to share resources and deliver training, as well as providing an accreditation scheme which […]

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Desks in an office with plant pots 29 November 2022

Workplace Environments – The importance of investing in them

Blog written in partnership with Beverley Bayliss, Healthy Places Specialist in Public Health & Planning at East Sussex County Council Health is described as ‘a state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity1. Health and wellbeing can be seen as the result of complex interactions between […]

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A group of people sitting in circle in a woodland area 1 November 2022

Grow’s Nature and Wellness Days – a case study

Blog in collaboration with Julie Wright at Grow Nature has a unique ability to not only bring grounding in stressful times, but also increase our creativity and a sense of wonder and appreciation for what is available to us. This has been backed up by recent research conducted by the Mental Health Foundation, which identified that going […]

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Woman sat at the table, worried looking at her bills 26 September 2022

In-work Poverty and Financial Wellbeing – how employers can help

Blog in collaboration with Emma Norledge at Wave Community Bank When 42% of UK families have either no savings or less than £1,500 in savings (1), and 53% of employers are concerned about the impact of the economic environment on employees’ financial wellbeing (2), it’s time to face the truth that poor financial wellbeing is a […]

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Pedal power e-bikes 25 August 2022

Helping your employees to travel actively in East Sussex with Active Cycling Projects

Your Active Journey, East Sussex County Council’s active travel programme, has teamed up with Active Cycling Projects to help workplaces in East Sussex to set up a pool of loan cycles for staff, to help them make the switch to an active commute. What is Active Cycling Projects pool cycle scheme? Active Cycling Projects is […]

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One You Staff leading the company wide yearly gathering 4 July 2022

How to Promote Wellbeing in the Workplace – a case study

Blog by Martyn Reynolds, One You East Sussex    The rise of employers’ responsibility to support their employee’s mental health and wellbeing at work has never been higher! One You East Sussex (OYES) is a free holistic lifestyle service for residents of East Sussex, helping people to make simple changes that can lead to a […]

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