Paycare to attend Events during 2022

Paycare to attend Events during 2022

Our team are going to be attending a range of events this year and they’d love you to come along for a chat. So take a moment to have a look at where we’re headed and we hope to see you there. 😊🤝

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Five key benefits to cutting your alcohol intake

Five key benefits to cutting your alcohol intake

As so many social situations can include drinking, it can be easy to overlook the negative impact it could be having on your physical and mental health. So, we’ve put together just five of the key benefits which you could see from cutting your alcohol intake. Take a read… 😊🍻

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The importance of workplace mental health training

The importance of workplace mental health training

Paycare Wellbeing’s is set to host their first e-clinic of the 2022 series, with the online session aimed at supporting managers to understand the importance of looking after the wellbeing of their staff. Take a read… 🧠💻

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How can Paycare help me if I’m stressed?

How can Paycare help me if I’m stressed?

It can be difficult to know where to turn if you’re feeling stressed, overworked or worried. Wellbeing is something we all need to take care of, to ensure we’re as happy and healthy as we can be – that’s why at Paycare we like to make sure everyone can find the support they need. Let’s take a read… 🥰

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Guest Blog – Easing menopause symptoms the natural way

Guest Blog – Easing menopause symptoms the natural way

When it comes to the menopause, HRT is well known as a potential remedy for women struggling with the side-effects.
But, says Medical Herbalist Hannah Charman, there are many other options for the third of women who feel uncomfortable with the idea of HRT. Take a read… 📃

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Paycare Testimonial – Midwest Mechanical and Electrical Services

Paycare Testimonial – Midwest Mechanical and Electrical Services

“We are aware of long waiting times and rising everyday costs, so we thought this was a great way for our employees to claim cash back on things they don’t really want to pay out for like dental and optical care.”

Check out our latest testimonial – shared by Midwest Mechanical and Electrical Services. ✍️

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Paycare: 2021 in Review

Paycare: 2021 in Review

As we approach the end of another year, we’re determined to find joy in the achievements, milestones and celebrations that Paycare have encountered throughout 2021. There are some lovely stories, so grab a cuppa and take a read 🌟😃

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Thanks for your 2021 feel-good feedback

Thanks for your 2021 feel-good feedback

Throughout 2021, we’ve been incredibly lucky to receive so much good feedback and written testimonials from our amazing Corporate Customers. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed supporting our existing members and an influx of new companies who want to look after their employees, and we’re thrilled to know our support and service is recognised by some of those who mean so much to us.

Check out some of the lovely things they had to say about us… 🧡

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Paycare’s Commercial Director joins Black Country Think Tank

Paycare’s Commercial Director joins Black Country Think Tank

More exciting Paycare News to share with our readers this month, as our Commercial Director, Ant, has been invited to become one of the founding members of the Black Country Think Tank! Read the blog to learn more about Ant’s role and the innovative group, focussing on key economic issues affecting businesses across the region and further afield.

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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. We’ve shared some key top tips on how to get enough of that all-important sleep and 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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How we can take better care of our eyes

How we can take better care of our eyes

In support of National Eye Health Week, we have teamed up with Helen Brown, Campaigns and Grants Manager at Beacon Centre, to share with you some top tips around good eye health and how to look after your eyes, all in support of National Eye Health Week!

Let’s take a look…

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Maintaining relationships during the Coronavirus pandemic

Maintaining relationships during the Coronavirus pandemic

How we can work on maintaining relationships with loved ones and colleagues during this time? Keeping in touch with each other has been a vital part of many people’s coping strategy, along with using technology to communicate with others. Let’s explore some more creative top tips – check them out! 🥰

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Paycare Testimonial – Shorts

Paycare Testimonial – Shorts

“The process of claiming is so simple – it’s so easy to upload your receipts and make a claim, then you receive confirmation and the money goes back into your account very quickly.”

Check out our latest testimonial – shared by Shorts. ✍️

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Paycare Testimonial – Black Country Chamber of Commerce

Paycare Testimonial – Black Country Chamber of Commerce

“These benefits are seen very positively here at the Chamber and for both us as a business, and for our employees as individuals, the range of health benefits has been incredibly well received.”

Check out our latest testimonial – shared by Black Country Chamber of Commerce. ✍️

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World Suicide Prevention Day interview with WCR FM

World Suicide Prevention Day interview with WCR FM

On World Suicide Prevention Day (Friday 10th), Chris Allen from WCR FM radio centred his show around this incredibly-important issue, inviting on a number of expert guests including our very own Wellbeing Manager Kerry B Mitchell. 🧠

Take a read… 🙂

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Paycare Testimonial – Willoughby Book Club

Paycare Testimonial – Willoughby Book Club

“Some of our team members are very excited about accessing the more holistic wellbeing services, while others think avoiding lengthy waiting lists to see a doctor (by using the MyPocket GP service) will be a real plus going forward.”

Check out our latest testimonial – shared by Willoughby Book Club. ✍️

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Paycare Testimonial – DePe Gear

Paycare Testimonial – DePe Gear

“I feel it is important for us to protect and support our staff health and wellbeing, not only in the workplace but outside of it too. Strategically, I also see it as an advantage when looking for top talent in the future as a great way to promote how our business looks to support our workforce with healthcare costs.”

Check out our latest testimonial – shared by DePe Gear. ✍️

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Wolves and Paycare team up to support colleague wellbeing

Wolves and Paycare team up to support colleague wellbeing

“I can’t speak highly enough of Kerry, she was able to make the course relevant and interesting for the 11 different people taking part across two groups, so it resonated with everyone.”

Check out our latest Mental Health Training Testimonial – shared by Premier League team, Wolverhampton Wanderers. ✍️

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Paycare Testimonial – Cedo

Paycare Testimonial – Cedo

“The access to private healthcare solutions such as a consultations and scans has helped a number of employees and their families reduce waiting times, and crucially reduced diagnosis and treatment times.”

Check out our latest testimonial – shared by Cedo. ✍️

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Paycare Testimonial – Briggs Equipment Group

Paycare Testimonial – Briggs Equipment Group

“We’ve been with Paycare for many years and it forms a key part of our employee wellbeing strategy, ultimately aimed at reducing sickness absence and boosting motivation.”

Check out our latest testimonial – shared by Briggs Equipment Group. ✍️

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Paycare shares Workplace Wellbeing expertise at Midlands Expo

Paycare shares Workplace Wellbeing expertise at Midlands Expo

We’ll be helping managers find out about keeping their workforce happy and healthy when we attend the Midlands Business Network Live Expo next month. 🙌

Taking place on Thursday 24th June 2021, the exhibition at the National Motorcycle Museum near Solihull, will see hundreds of companies coming together to network and share their products and services. 🤝 Let’s take a read and find out more about the expo…

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Paycare Testimonial – Ground and Water

Paycare Testimonial – Ground and Water

“I never felt there was a hard sell or ulterior motive, nothing other than a good person, working for a good company providing help and support to others, championing the cause.”

Check out our latest testimonial – shared by contaminated land and ground investigation services, Ground and Water. ✍️

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Paycare’s Commercial Director joins Black Country Think Tank

Paycare’s Commercial Director joins Black Country Think Tank

More exciting Paycare News to share with our readers this month, as our Commercial Director, Ant, has been invited to become one of the founding members of the Black Country Think Tank! Read the blog to learn more about Ant’s role and the innovative group, focussing on key economic issues affecting businesses across the region and further afield.

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Compliance manager celebrates 40 years at Paycare

Compliance manager celebrates 40 years at Paycare

When Saranjit Nagra landed a temporary job at Paycare, little did she imagine she’d still be here four decades later.

But that’s exactly what happened, with Saranjit celebrating an incredible 40 years with us this month (November). 🎈

Let’s find out more about Saranjit’s incredible journey with Paycare. 🥳

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Paycare and Molton Brown partner up again

Paycare and Molton Brown partner up again

We are thrilled to announce that we’re once again partnering with luxury skincare brand Molton Brown to provide our fabulous Paycare Policyholders with some very exclusive discounts!

Let’s take a read… 🛀🧼🧴

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Paycare Director Helps Support City’s Financial Health

Paycare Director Helps Support City’s Financial Health

A new appointee to the Wolverhampton City Credit Union’s board of directors is a familiar face! 👀

Anthony Burns, who is also Commercial Director here at Paycare, is so dedicated to supporting community health and happiness that he has now taken on an additional voluntary role with the Credit Union (WCCU). 🙌💷

Take a read…

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Fun and fundraising at Paycare’s Team Day Out!

Fun and fundraising at Paycare’s Team Day Out!

The Paycare team finally got together for the first time in 18 months! A fun team day, also raising over £1,700 for a Midlands hospice following a story very close to our hearts! Grab a cuppa and take a read about the fun fundraising activities we got up to, a competitive game of rounders and some of the team action shots we captured along the way!

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World Suicide Prevention Day interview with WCR FM

World Suicide Prevention Day interview with WCR FM

On World Suicide Prevention Day (Friday 10th), Chris Allen from WCR FM radio centred his show around this incredibly-important issue, inviting on a number of expert guests including our very own Wellbeing Manager Kerry B Mitchell. 🧠

Take a read… 🙂

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Paycare-supported netball team returns to competing

Paycare-supported netball team returns to competing

It’s been an incredibly frustrating time for many community and sporting clubs during the pandemic restrictions – and we’ve been keeping in touch with the groups we sponsor during this time.

We caught up with Libra Lea Netball Club… Take a read 👇

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History made as football ground is renamed!

History made as football ground is renamed!

History was made as Darlaston Town (1874) FC played their first ever game in the Midland League Division One at the weekend, against Chelmsley Town FC. ⚽

And it was even more special as the club took the opportunity to rename their ground The Paycare Stadium in recognition of our sponsorship and support 🏟️…

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