Mood-boosting tips for Mental Health Awareness Week

Mood-boosting tips for Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week (May 10th to 16th) is an opportunity for all of us to improve our wellbeing.

We love to share helpful suggestions, so to mark the week we’ve asked the Paycare team for their top 7 tips on how to boost your wellbeing – and with this year’s awareness week theme being nature, we’ve linked them around the great outdoors… 🍃

Let’s take a read. 🥰

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Paycare Testimonial – ISO Quality Services Ltd

Paycare Testimonial – ISO Quality Services Ltd

“Because we are an SME ourselves, we felt Paycare had a similar ethos to us – we didn’t want to be members of a large faceless organisation. The cost is really reasonable and ensures our staff are happy and healthy – I know they really appreciate having a HCP.”

Check out our latest testimonial – shared by Worcester based, Business Management Consultancy, ISO Quality Services Ltd ✍️

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Paycare Testimonial – ZEN Communications

Paycare Testimonial – ZEN Communications

“Not only is Paycare a wonderful organisation that is completely aligned with us from the perspective of being a completely people-centred business, but the services and support it offers to Zen as a business are hugely relevant – and greatly valued by us all.” 🙌

Check out our latest testimonial – shared by Telford based, strategic PR and communications agency, ZEN Communications ✍️

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Discounts on luxury products to celebrate partnership anniversary

Discounts on luxury products to celebrate partnership anniversary

If you love Molton Brown’s luxury iconic fragrances (and who doesn’t?!) then you’ll be delighted to know we are celebrating the first anniversary of our partnership with them by pairing up for a third time. 🛀

Our Policyholders are in for a treat next month! Learn more 🙌😊

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Presenteeism Post-Covid: Can we afford to be off work?

Presenteeism Post-Covid: Can we afford to be off work?

With 84% of us reporting we’d work while feeling unwell and the widespread disruption Coronavirus has caused to every single workplace, presenteeism is an important issue which we are keen to get employers talking about.

Let’s take a read… 🤓

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Free Webinar on Grief and Trauma in the Workplace

Free Webinar on Grief and Trauma in the Workplace

Our Wellbeing Manager, Kerry B Mitchell has been running monthly e-clinics on different themes since Autumn 2020. The next hour-long session is at 10am on Monday 10th May and will be centred around grief, trauma and ‘Pathways 4 Support’. 🧠

Take a read to find out more information on the FREE e-clinic… 💻

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Are you stress aware?

Are you stress aware?

Whether it’s through exercise, sleep or spreading kindness – check out our top tips and few small changes you can make to reduce your stress levels 🙌😊

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Grassroots Sports Clubs – The Jewels of our Communities

Grassroots Sports Clubs – The Jewels of our Communities

One core part of our communities that has suffered hugely during the last year has been grassroots sports. ⚽🏈

For anyone involved in grassroots sports, we wanted to share just ten top tips for ensuring those valuable connections and to help you continue to support both the physical and mental wellbeing of your communities… Take a read. 📖☕

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Are you getting enough Zzz?

Are you getting enough Zzz?

While some of us can be asleep within minutes, others can spend night after night struggling to doze off. To mark World Sleep Day (March 19th), we’re sharing some top tips on how to get enough of that all-important rest our bodies and minds need.

Let’s take a read…😴

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Mood-boosting tips for Mental Health Awareness Week

Mood-boosting tips for Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week (May 10th to 16th) is an opportunity for all of us to improve our wellbeing.

We love to share helpful suggestions, so to mark the week we’ve asked the Paycare team for their top 7 tips on how to boost your wellbeing – and with this year’s awareness week theme being nature, we’ve linked them around the great outdoors… 🍃

Let’s take a read. 🥰

read more
Are you stress aware?

Are you stress aware?

Whether it’s through exercise, sleep or spreading kindness – check out our top tips and few small changes you can make to reduce your stress levels 🙌😊

read more
Are you getting enough Zzz?

Are you getting enough Zzz?

While some of us can be asleep within minutes, others can spend night after night struggling to doze off. To mark World Sleep Day (March 19th), we’re sharing some top tips on how to get enough of that all-important rest our bodies and minds need.

Let’s take a read…😴

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University Mental Health during the pandemic

University Mental Health during the pandemic

The university experience in 2020 and 2021 has been vastly different than any student and teacher could ever have imagined… 🎓

Our qualified mental health first aid trainer and Wellbeing Manager, Kerry B Mitchell, is sharing her insight into how she thinks teachers, lecturers, mentors, and university bodies can play a big role in shaping the way we approach student mental health over the coming months. Take a read… 🧠🧑‍🎓

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It’s Time to Talk – But Are You Really Listening?

It’s Time to Talk – But Are You Really Listening?

Through year-round campaigning and its pivotal annual event Time to Talk, the Time to Change movement has improved millions of people’s attitudes towards mental health. With the last ever Time to Talk day taking place on this Thursday (February 4th), our Wellbeing Manager Kerry B Mitchell looks at why talking is so important, and urges employers to ensure they are really listening. 💬👂

Take a read… 🥰

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Six Ways to Workout the January Blues

Six Ways to Workout the January Blues

Did you know, running for just 15 minutes a day, or walking for an hour, has been shown to reduce the risk of major depression by 26%?

At Paycare, we love sharing top tips to help our Policyholders with their health and wellbeing – so here are our suggestions to beat those January (and lockdown) blues! 💙🏃‍♀️

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Why Cooking Together is so Important

Why Cooking Together is so Important

While we often eat together, cooking together isn’t so popular, despite having a wealth of benefits! 🍏

So, we asked friend of Paycare and Wellbeing Expert, Laura Butler from WelLBe Coaching, to share how food can bring us together… 🙌

Let’s take a read… 📖

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Flu Symptoms or Covid? Know the signs!

Flu Symptoms or Covid? Know the signs!

It can be tricky at the best of times to know if you’ve got flu symptoms or simply a bad cold – and this year the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is bound to add to the confusion and worry…

With different treatments recommended for each – and of course the need to socially distance if you’ve got Coronavirus – it’s important to know exactly what you’re dealing with 🙌

Let’s take a read… 🦠

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Kindness as a chemical – how helping others helps our wellbeing

Kindness as a chemical – how helping others helps our wellbeing

We’ve all experienced that little lift when you do something nice for someone – whether it’s giving a thoughtful gift, running an errand for them, or simply sharing a hug (in our bubbles). But did you know, that act of kindness is actually triggering the release of chemicals in our bodies? 🧠

Lets find out more… 🥰

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4 Ways Paycare Perks can make you Financially Fit!

4 Ways Paycare Perks can make you Financially Fit!

Included as standard across the majority of our Health Cash Plans and Bundle Wellbeing Package, Paycare Perks offers a range of discounts and free services to Paycare Policyholders and Bundle Members on a host of everyday purchases.

Here are four ways that Paycare Perks can benefit your day-to-day life: Lets take a read 😊

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Back Pain – How you can support your employees

Back Pain – How you can support your employees

Back pain might not be the first thing you think of when it comes to your workplace wellbeing strategy – but when you consider the impact it could have on your staff, and your business as a whole, knowing how to prevent and support those suffering with it could make a huge difference.

Let’s take a read to find out how you can support your employees when it comes to back pain… 🙌

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What is self-care?

What is self-care?

Did you know, the benefits of self-care are INVALUABLE in improving our general wellbeing?

Our incredibly talented Customer Services Assistant, Becky, has written a poem for us to share with our Policyholders, People and Community…

Here are some top tips on how we can all learn take care of ourselves 🧡

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Paycare Testimonial – ISO Quality Services Ltd

Paycare Testimonial – ISO Quality Services Ltd

“Because we are an SME ourselves, we felt Paycare had a similar ethos to us – we didn’t want to be members of a large faceless organisation. The cost is really reasonable and ensures our staff are happy and healthy – I know they really appreciate having a HCP.”

Check out our latest testimonial – shared by Worcester based, Business Management Consultancy, ISO Quality Services Ltd ✍️

read more
Paycare Testimonial – ZEN Communications

Paycare Testimonial – ZEN Communications

“Not only is Paycare a wonderful organisation that is completely aligned with us from the perspective of being a completely people-centred business, but the services and support it offers to Zen as a business are hugely relevant – and greatly valued by us all.” 🙌

Check out our latest testimonial – shared by Telford based, strategic PR and communications agency, ZEN Communications ✍️

read more
Presenteeism Post-Covid: Can we afford to be off work?

Presenteeism Post-Covid: Can we afford to be off work?

With 84% of us reporting we’d work while feeling unwell and the widespread disruption Coronavirus has caused to every single workplace, presenteeism is an important issue which we are keen to get employers talking about.

Let’s take a read… 🤓

read more
It’s Time to Talk – But Are You Really Listening?

It’s Time to Talk – But Are You Really Listening?

Through year-round campaigning and its pivotal annual event Time to Talk, the Time to Change movement has improved millions of people’s attitudes towards mental health. With the last ever Time to Talk day taking place on this Thursday (February 4th), our Wellbeing Manager Kerry B Mitchell looks at why talking is so important, and urges employers to ensure they are really listening. 💬👂

Take a read… 🥰

read more
Light-hearted ‘Sickie Day’ highlights serious workplace problem

Light-hearted ‘Sickie Day’ highlights serious workplace problem

February 1st has been established as the day when a higher number of employees call in sick than any other day of the year, with some deemed to be doing so unnecessarily because they are not really sick – hence the name of the day.

Let’s take a read and find out how employers can recognise the very real problem of absenteeism. 🤒

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Mental Health Stigma: Where did it come from?

Mental Health Stigma: Where did it come from?

Despite mental ill health being incredibly common (around one in four are estimated to experience it during any given year), there has long been a stigma attached to the topic.

So, what is stigma? Let’s take a read and find out… 🧠🧡

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Discounts on luxury products to celebrate partnership anniversary

Discounts on luxury products to celebrate partnership anniversary

If you love Molton Brown’s luxury iconic fragrances (and who doesn’t?!) then you’ll be delighted to know we are celebrating the first anniversary of our partnership with them by pairing up for a third time. 🛀

Our Policyholders are in for a treat next month! Learn more 🙌😊

read more
Free Webinar on Grief and Trauma in the Workplace

Free Webinar on Grief and Trauma in the Workplace

Our Wellbeing Manager, Kerry B Mitchell has been running monthly e-clinics on different themes since Autumn 2020. The next hour-long session is at 10am on Monday 10th May and will be centred around grief, trauma and ‘Pathways 4 Support’. 🧠

Take a read to find out more information on the FREE e-clinic… 💻

read more
Grassroots Sports Clubs – The Jewels of our Communities

Grassroots Sports Clubs – The Jewels of our Communities

One core part of our communities that has suffered hugely during the last year has been grassroots sports. ⚽🏈

For anyone involved in grassroots sports, we wanted to share just ten top tips for ensuring those valuable connections and to help you continue to support both the physical and mental wellbeing of your communities… Take a read. 📖☕

read more
Top Tips E-Clinic for Employee Appreciation Day

Top Tips E-Clinic for Employee Appreciation Day

You may know we have been running a series of free e-clinics – the next has been organised around Employee Appreciation Day and is a must for employers who want to find new ways to celebrate, recognise and retain their team members. 🙌👏

Take a read and find out more… 🤩

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Domestic Abuse Charity needs community support

Domestic Abuse Charity needs community support

With domestic abuse rates sadly rising during the pandemic, we want to continue highlighting the need for community support 💚

The team have been long-time supporters of The Haven Wolverhampton – and our CEO Kevin Rogers is urging others not to forget those who have escaped violent home lives during the Covid-19 crisis.

Take a read… ☕

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Competition winners set to see top theatre shows

Competition winners set to see top theatre shows

Before Christmas, we teamed up with WCR FM Radio to offer a special set of free theatre tickets to Wolverhampton Grand shows as part of our latest competition! Take a read to find out which performances the lucky winners get to see… 🙌👀🎭

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