Health & Wellbeing

All the latest breaking news, headlines, analysis and articles on health and wellbeing.

WELLBEING, COWORKING AND DIGITISATION KEY FM INFLUENCERS IN 2020

13/12/2019

Discover facilities management excellence at Facilities Show 2020, bringing together professionals, suppliers and experts from across the sector. Get your ticket for free today. 

WHY MOVEMENT-FRIENDLY FURNITURE HOLDS THE KEY TO POSITIVE AND PRODUCTIVE WORKING

11/11/2019

Christophe Clerc-Renaud - Senior Sales Director, EMEA, Ergotron, shares his insights on the effect of ergonomics on producitvity with Facilities Show. Digital transformation has driven greater reliance on software and apps for daily work in office environments.

POOR INDOOR AIR QUALITY A MAJOR CONTRIBUTOR TO SICK BUILDING SYNDROME

29/10/2019

Facilities Managers are being urged to consider the benefits of a reliable ventilation system, in light of the news that poor indoor air quality is contributing to the return of sick building syndrome (SBS).

SUSTAINABLE THINKING - A WIDER ROLE FOR THE FM SECTOR

29/10/2019

Sustainable Facilities Management often centres on the FM’s role in managing buildings, for instance, improving the energy management of a site, reducing the amount of waste going to landfill or procuring greener furniture and fittings.

THE AJ PRODUCTS WORKPLACE HEALTH SURVEY 2019 INVESTIGATES WELLBEING IN THE BRITISH WORKPLACE

11/10/2019

A study by AJ Products has revealed that over 40% of workers in the UK think that their current work environment has a negative impact on their physical and emotional wellbeing as well as their productivity at work.

MENTAL HEALTH - APPS AND HOTLINES

10/10/2019

Maintaining and encouraging a mentally resilient workplace environment is higher up the priority list for businesses than ever. In honour of World Mental Health Day (Thursday 10th October 2019), we’re sharing these trusted and managed resources, which we also encourage you to share around your colleagues and office.

STUDENT ACCOMMODATION: THE DEMAND FOR COMMUNITY-FOCUSED DESIGN

18/09/2019

With 96% of students saying they have felt stressed at university and 56% feeing stressed constantly*, all aspects of the student experience need to have student mental wellbeing at the heart. 

WHY IS OFFICE NUTRITION SO IMPORTANT?

12/09/2019

Adults that work full-time spend 60% of the hours that they are awake in their place of work. During this time, on average, these workers will consume a third of their daily calorie intake.

HOT DESKING ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES

12/09/2019

Hot desking anxiety is one of the most searched for terms when it comes to the topic of hot desking. With the rise of WeWork, Hubble and other flexible working environments that operate on a hot desking basis, the nervousness around the trend has led people to question the advantages and disadvantages of hot desking.

HOW BIOPHILIC DESIGN CAN TRANSFORM WORKPLACES FOR EVER

30/08/2019

Biophilic design might seem like a pretentious name for a simple concept 
– sticking a few plants in an office – but significant evidence and research
suggests carefully planning a workspace or urban area around access to nature
has an enormous impact on health, wellbeing, productivity and creativity