Spotlight – Don’t be your own worst enemy ebook

Well-being is an important topic which is increasingly being recognised as encompassing, but being more than, just good health. Important though good health is to a general sense of well-being, there are other factors that make a difference – a sense of purpose or worth, for example – and in this e-book some of those other dimensions are explored. But it is also acknowledged how difficult it can be to keep your own well-being up there on your ‘to do ...

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Neil Thompson’s Lesson for Living – Look after yourself

Some people cause problems for themselves and for others by simply ‘looking out for number one’ – that is, putting themselves, first, second and last. One of the problems with this approach to life is that it contributes to a vicious circle. The more self-centred people are, the more they contribute to other people feeling shunned, disregarded and even disrespected. While being treated like that may spur some people to be even more considerate to, and supportive of, others to ...

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Older employees should be supported in the workplace

NICE – the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence – has updated its workplace guidance to include recommendations that will improve the health and wellbeing of older employees (people aged over 50).

New recommendations focusing on older employees include:

– Treat employees on an individual basis, avoiding stereotypes, such as the assumption that an older employee may find learning new tasks difficult or a younger employee is less dependable.
– Offer and encourage older employees to undertake training if their job ...

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#BeAGameChanger Awards 2016

The Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards recognise those individuals and organisations doing the most to progress women’s sport.  Following a public nomination process and shortlisting by our Board of Trustees, the finalists in each category were chosen by our Expert Panel. Public voting for winners is open from 18th April until 1st May. Winners will be announced on 12th May. The Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger awards, supported by Microsoft, showcase the irresistible nature of women’s sport and inspire others to ...

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