Choosing the right employee benefits for better business wellbeing How do you choose the employee benefits you offer your staff? Do you stick to what you’ve always offered? Change things around based on a discussion in the boardroom? Or, do you consider what it is your employees need? Employee benefits are a significant business cost,…

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‘You cannot not communicate.’ So said the communication theorist, psychotherapist and sociologist Paul Watzlawick. Wherever you are and whoever you are dealing with, the things you say, the things you don’t say and the way in which you listen all tell a story. Needless to say, this is as relevant in the workplace as it…

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Sillhouettes of trees in a forest - Miller Health

Just like trees in a forest, people are unique. Some have red hair, some have black hair and some are blond. Some are tall, others are small. These features are visible. But other features such as neurodiversity and some physical disabilities are invisible. Is your business set up to accommodate these invisible differences?   What…

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Miller Health, Doreen

Unusually, I’m going to start this blog by asking you two questions: Who are the strategic partners in your business involved in paying your people? The finance department? HR/people professionals? Payroll? How is your business adapting to the way it operates to survive in this age of Covid? Survival is no longer related just to…

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Miller Health, All in this together

How everyone in a business can support employee health and wellbeing.   How do you use data to manage employee health and wellbeing? With the digital age well and truly here, businesses are blessed with a wealth of information to help them as they manage their employees. We can review trends, confirm the scale of…

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Miller Health, Doreen

As a consultant occupational health doctor, people are often referred to me when an employee seeks advice from their line manager with a problem. The line manager then speaks to HR who refers that employee to me. However, this reactive approach is only set in motion when a problem has reached such a point that…

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Miller Health, Doreen

  These are difficult times. The pandemic has brought a lot of uncertainty to our lives, and many people are facing job loss or financial difficulties. We all know someone who’s financial situation has taken a turn for the worst, you might have lost your job or are worried about your financial future – these…

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Miller Health, Doreen

Steve Jobs said “we are all going to die sometime but the trouble is we don’t know when” It is not easy to talk about dying. Death is hidden away, and it can be incredibly difficult to imagine ourselves or our loved ones not being in the world any more. However death is an inevitable…

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As many of us begin our preparations for the Christmas season, a time generally filled by parties, reunions, trips to the pub and shared meals with friends, family and work colleagues, we should ask ourselves – do we know of anyone who will be alone and will they feel lonely? Loneliness is often confused with…

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Wellbeing at work is not all about free fruit, fitness activities and yoga, and if it is, then it’s time to rethink your strategy. So what is wellbeing and what does it mean? Wellbeing is defined by the WHO in 1948 as a state of complete of complete physical mental and social wellbeing and not…

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