Getting the best out of each member of your team ensures the overall efficiency of any organisation. You are only as strong as your weakest link. Strong personalities, unhappy cultures and poor communication can mean that staff teams become a problem. It doesn't have to stay like this - change can happen. People can be supported to work as a team and work for a common goal


Stress is not all bad - it can really help motivate and inspire us, help us be creative and meet deadlines. If stress becomes a permanent feature, before long we begin to creak under the weight of it. Some people can tolerate more than others, but we all have our "tipping point". We may then become unwell physically or mentally. Our bodies are messaging to us the distress it is feeling - and we need to listen.

Health & Wellbeing

A thriving happy workforce is what we want to achieve - people working to their potential, with their needs met and policies in place to ensure equity. We also want people to be healthy - physically and mentally and have a culture that is conducive to this. The payback is a healthy workforce, less sickness absence and more efficiency. Contact us - we can help your workplace achieve improved wellbeing

Short sessions to improve wellbeing at work

Coffee 'n' Chat or Lunch 'n' Learn sessions are the perfect way to bring bite-sized wellbeing education in to your workplace. Sessions such as:

"How science can help us to be happier"

"Resilience - bounce back from set-backs"

"Stress - deal with it effectively"

"Wellbeing - be the best you can"

Our Own Mental Health Awareness Training

Half Day Training. 3.5 hours for up to 20 people

Suitable for all workplaces and groups

It can feel a little overwhelming to take on a wellbeing at work project. Many organisations really WANT to make a positive difference in their workplace, especially around mental health matters – but how to start?


Introducing i-act for Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing

An effective, practical one day training to provide managers and practitioners with the skills needed to be proactive in achieving an improvement in their workplace wellbeing.

10 benefits of the i-act course

  • i-act practitioners and managers do not only improve the quality of people’s lives, they also save lives.
  • i-acis an evidence-based course which is systematically reviewed every three years.
  • i-act is an independently accredited course with certified CPD points.
  • i-act comes with a 168-page, evidence-based course manual, toolkit and resource pack.
  • i-acparticipants also gain access to online i-act resources.
  • i-act has fully flexible delivery to meet the needs of the client (full-day, half-day and bite-sized).
  • i-accomes with over 50 practical step- by-step tools and over 95 organisations to refer on to.
  • i-act was developed in the UK, has a UK evidence-base, and can be delivered anywhere in the UK and internationally (ideal for organisations with several offices around the UK and global companies).
  • i-act offers a ‘first-response’ approach to supporting someone in distress, it also maintains a pro-active approach to improving wellbeing in order to help build resilience and keep people well - hence i-act rather than re-act.
  • i-act offers specialist mental health training for executives, senior managers and line managers, as well as a general awareness course for employees/front-line workers. 

"The workshops are done in a way that challenges the way I think but I think will help me in the long run.”

“Enjoyed it very much”

“Eye opener”

“Will think differently”

“I enjoyed the session. Well presented. Good flow and relevant info. Just right.”

“Very informative/good suggestions” 


A Free 20-minute phone consultation will determine if our Wellness At Work programme is right for your company, and explore how I can help.


Mental Health in the Workplace

  • At any one time one worker in six will be experiencing depression, anxiety or issues relating to stress.
  • The total number of cases of work related stress, depression or anxiety in 2014/15 was 440,000
  • In 2013, mental ill health cost the UK economy £70 billion
  • The total cost to employers of mental health issues among their staff is estimated at nearly £26 billion each year. That is equivalent to £1,035 for every employee in the UK workforce
  • 15.2 million days of sickness absence across the UK in 2013 were caused by stress, anxiety or depression
  • The total cost of sickness absence due to mental ill health to employers is estimated at nearly £8.4 billion each year. That is equivalent to £335 for every employee in the UK workforce
  • 76% of line managers believe they are responsible for employee wellbeing, but only 22% have received training

    For sources see MHFA England

For more information, see our blog