August 2021

Posted on August 25, 2021

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There’s a lot happening in the world of health and wellbeing! With the ongoing restrictions and lockdowns, there is a special focus in the coming month on two important areas - happiness and mental health.

Things are looking up as the worst of the Winter weather is behind us, and with Spring at our doorstep, now is the time to start thinking about skin checks for staff. Read on to find out why you can’t ignore this critical service.

The power behind the flower, Daffodil Day 27th August 

The daffodil represents hope for a cancer free future. Your business can play a part. Skin checks encourage employees to take a proactive approach to their health, and typically a suspicious melanoma is detected each time. With most Health at Work clients offering annual skin-checks to their employees, can your business afford not to?

Let’s Talk, R U OKAY? 9th September 

With the focus of R U OKAY Day encouraging family, friends and workmates to connect, start a conversation and make a promise to be there for each other more often; the new R U OKAY Health at Work module, provides a great range of information and resources on how to do that. Additionally, it also includes a 30-day challenge for those who would like to focus on their own mental health.

C'mon get happy! International Week of Happiness at Work, 20th-26th

Everybody wants to be happy, including at work. We spend so much time at work after all. Plus, when we are happy at work, we are likely to also be happier in the rest of our life. But how do we ‘get happy’? Talk to us about our online seminar, HAPPINESS IS AN INSIDE JOB to find out what happiness is, what influences it and key strategies to increase happiness.

Get to it, step into Spring!

September, also known as Steptember, is when people get moving to support people living with cerebral palsy. If you want to encourage your employees to get stepping, Health at Work can help with our 10K Step Challenge. Designed to promote lasting behavioural change this Challenge motivates employees to complete minimum 10,000 steps a day.