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men playing table tennis in an office setting

Recent research by Prof Kim Burton, an independent occupational health researcher in the UK, has shown that despite businesses reducing serious workplace injuries over the last century, that there are still a significant number of common health problems such as depression, back pain, musculoskeletal pain, and anxiety, which affect people at work. These conditions may ...

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Landscape of lush green and red cacti and succulents

Here in Christchurch we can all get a bit cynical about the word ‘resilience’ as it has been used so much in the aftermath of the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes. However, we are all still much in need of resilience to cope with the challenges of a rebuilt city with a change in how the ...

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Steps leading up a hilly green parkland

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that I believe workplace wellness is much more achievable when we look after every aspect of our wellbeing. Mental health plays a vital part in productivity. This latest post has been kindly written by Michael Hempseed, Managing Director/Behavioural expert at Employee Solution Service in Christchurch. ...

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I love my job – there are such a wide range of workplaces that I visit as I go about my business. Sometimes it may be a modern state- of- the art office, recently moved into by an organisation delighted in finding a comfortable new premises; other times it might be a newly set-up home- ...

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New glass and concrete office building, Christchurch

“How did they do it”? Being out and about every day, one of the upsides of my job is that I get to see what’s going on in different parts of Christchurch. On my recent travels around relocated offices, I have seen remarkable recoveries of people, office systems and businesses in general. Given what we’ve ...

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