Tag Archives: wellbeing

Futureheads Five Stories – Anthony Dang

Anthony is a thought leader in technical leadership and organisational processes. He is a regular organiser & presenter at conferences and meetups, a tech blogger, and is active in the open source community – In particular the Umbraco CMS, where he is an Umbraco MVP & Master. Anthony has experience in building high performing remote … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories – Anthony Dang”

Futureheads Five Stories – Jon Hipkiss

John Hipkiss is a trained Laughter Therapist, with a background in music, consultancy, clowning and laughing! Known as ‘Laughing John’, he set up Laughter Therapy in 2009 with the aim of promoting Laughter Yoga, health and team building Laughter Therapy. He kindly took five minutes to share with us his expert insight as well as his … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories – Jon Hipkiss”

Futureheads Top Tips series: Safeguarding your mental wellbeing while looking for a job

Author: Melissa Curran – Mindset Coach, Counsellor and Director @ The Modern Mind Group When it comes to looking for work in the current climate, it certainly has affected the mental health of many. You do not have to look far to hear stories of others going through the same thing following redundancy or restructuring. … Continue reading “Futureheads Top Tips series: Safeguarding your mental wellbeing while looking for a job”

Glug | Never too busy to look after yourself

The first Glug of 2018 was a little different from previous events, with talks all about mental health, wellbeing and self-care – topics that are really close to our hearts here at Futureheads. We heard from a diverse selection of speakers on their own journeys, projects, insights and experience around emotional wellbeing. If you’ve not … Continue reading “Glug | Never too busy to look after yourself”

How we’re supporting our staff’s emotional health at Futureheads

We recently introduced Reset days as a new policy here at Futureheads. These are two, ‘no-questions-asked’ days people can use to take extra time out when they need it. The idea was inspired by an article I read called ‘I’m not throwing a sickie, I’m saving my sanity’*. It’s about a chap who is professional, … Continue reading “How we’re supporting our staff’s emotional health at Futureheads”

How we build wellness into every day at Futureheads

We all know that wellness at work is good for everyone. Stress accounted for 37% of all work-related ill health cases and 45% of all working days lost due to ill health in 2015-16, that’s 11.7 million working days lost. According to mental health organisation Mind, 42 per cent of employees in a UK survey … Continue reading “How we build wellness into every day at Futureheads”

The Importance of Physical & Mental Wellbeing at Futureheads

When we founded Futureheads, creating a great, supportive work culture was as important to us as growing a successful recruitment company. We’re a people business, reliant on staff who are fit, healthy and happy enough both physically and mentally, to do their jobs well, and to in turn deliver a great service to our clients … Continue reading “The Importance of Physical & Mental Wellbeing at Futureheads”