Corporate Health

  • Reducing stress in the workplace by

    Although many organisations today are putting staff under pressure to improve the bottom line, they also have an eye on employee retention in this tight labour market. Teresa Russell looks at how organisations focus on corporate wellness to reduce stress in the workplace

  • Caffeine – a summary by

    Caffeine is a drug of choice for the majority of people in modern society. A CNS (central nervous system) stimulant, it is used by many to enhance mental alertness and drive away feelings of fatigue. But is this safe?

  • Now is the time by

    Do you recall talking about New Year’s resolutions, goal setting and renewing your desire to get fit this year?

  • Breastfeeding benefits & the workplace by

    There is no doubt that breastfeeding gives a baby and mother the best start possible. Despite this only about one third of mothers still do so at 6 months, well below the World Health Organisation’s recommendation.

  • Leave the baggage behind by

    Many fitness trainers started out their career by overcoming their own health issues. Therefore they understand the emotional aspects of being unfit.

  • Healthy means wealthy and wise by

    Health and fitness programs are gaining in popularity in many corporate circles. But proving their ROI is still a challenge for HR professionals. Sarah O’Carroll speaks to Sinclair Knight Merz’s Carrie Luzar about the benefits of a healthy workforce

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