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City Wellbeing Centre
Offers virtual counselling and psychotherapy sessions to workers and residents in and around the Square Mile, whatever their financial circumstances, improving access to treatments that are not available through the NHS.
Counselling and psychotherapy is available to individuals, couples and groups who are experiencing any range of emotional or psychological difficulties. The fee is based on individuals’ income and particular financial circumstances.
The online services are available to workers with usual workplaces located in the postcodes EC1-EC5.
Find out more and book an online appointment by visiting the City Wellbeing Centre website.
Weight management service
City workers in service and/ or manual roles such as construction, retail, cleaning, food services, hospitality, transport and storage and manufacturing, who have a Body Mass Index of 23.5 or above, are able to access a 12-week weight management workshop to help them:
For more information and to assess eligibility for this free service, individuals are welcome to call 0345 602 7068 (national call rate) and quote reference WWRS106
A poster with information can be downloaded here.
Exercise on Referral scheme
City workers in service and/ or manual roles such as construction, retail, cleaning, food services, hospitality, transport and storage and manufacturing who are eligible, can receive support around physical activity and healthy eating. This is accessible through self-referral (by contacting Exref-CoL@fusion-lifestyle.com)
The 12-week programme includes three consultations, a choice of group-based exercise sessions led by specialist instructors and more.
A poster with information can be downloaded here.
City Connections is a free service for anyone working, living, studying or volunteering in the Square Mile.
It is a first port of call to gain information about free services that would best suit your needs and how to access them.
Through an initial assessment, City Connections’ expert wellbeing coordinators will connect you to the right services across a range of issues, including, but not limited to:
The service also incorporates the City Carers Service, which is specifically for unpaid or young carers, who are working or resident in the City of London. It provides:
…and much more.
Visit www.cityconnections.org.uk or call 020 3957 9844 to find out more, or email email@example.com with your name and preferred contact method and the team will be in touch with you within two working days.
Dragon Café in the City provides a safe, relaxing space for people to engage with their mental wellbeing and build resilience through a range of free, creative activities.
It runs fortnightly, on Wednesdays, between 12:00 and 7:30pm and is free and open to anyone working or living in the City of London – no booking or registration is required. A free and healthy lunch, refreshments and snacks are available.
Dragon Café in the City is hosted in Shoe Lane Library (EC4A 3JR). More information and programmes can be accessed via the website.
City workers who want to kick the habit can access support through Smokefree City & Hackney:
For more information, please visit Smokefree City & Hackney’s website, call 0800 046 9946, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or complete the form on the website.
A downloadable poster to help you promote the service to your workforce can be downloaded here.
Visit Smokefree City & Hackney’s website to find support near you.
The Vulnerable Victims Advocate, Ayesha Fordham provides a free, confidential and independent service, providing the individual with emotional and practical support to help them address their needs and work through their experience.
She supports those who live and/or work in the City of London who have experienced domestic abuse, sexual violence or hate crime. She works with individuals on a one-to-one basis, but can also work in groups when appropriate.
Ayesha has access to a number of outreach sites across the City of London and is able to meet the individual at a location convenient and safe for them. Ayesha works closely with the City of London Police and other relevant support organisations to ensure that victims are receiving efficient and specialist support.
Ayesha Fordham can be contacted in confidence on 07944 634946
City Advice is a free advice service for anyone living, working, studying or volunteering in the Square Mile. Its expert advisers offer confidential and impartial advice on a range of issues, including, but not limited to:
The service can be accessed via the Workers Advice Line (020 3475 5080) or through appointments or drop-ins at several locations across the Square Mile.
For more information, visit http://www.toynbeehall.org.uk/city-advice
The Active City Network (ACN) is a forum led by the City of London Corporation and made up of Square Mile businesses. Its aim is to establish a communication channel to both talk to and get feedback from employers about initiatives in the City to support safer and healthier commuting. As part of the ACN City employers can access a range of free services, including:
Read the Active City Network’s “Safer in the City” Best Practice Guide 2017 here and the 2018 guide here.
To find out more, contact email@example.com
City Health is an online directory of health services in the Square Mile, featuring an easy search facility, handy local maps and web links to help you find your nearest health provider.
Air pollution is an ongoing public health concern. The City of London Corporation is committed to working with City businesses to develop a list of simple, effective actions that can be taken by companies to help improve air quality in the Square Mile and reduce individuals exposure to air pollution. These include making cost savings, improving health & wellbeing, and raising awareness.
The CityAir Business Programme is a free programme engaging organisations in the Square Mile. You will receive one-to-one consultations, focusing on understanding the sources of air pollution and how you can minimise your organisations contributions to it. The key areas of focus are on: understanding the Building Environment, considering your Supply Chain, and raising employee awareness about the impact of air pollution on health and how to reduce personal exposure.
Additionally, the programme runs lunchtime workshops for all interested business employees twice a year, focusing on key issues in Air Quality. Businesses can also be involved in the publication of Best Practice Guides (for example Building Environment or Supply Chain) through positive case studies.
For more information please contact
James’ Place exists to save the lives of men in suicidal crisis, who are experiencing thoughts, feelings, or attempts of suicide.
It helps men aged 18+ by providing quick and free access to non-residential therapy and support, such as a free talking therapy intervention offered by trained specialists.
The service offfers individualised, person-centred interventions in a welcoming and friendly environment, which are free and open to those in crisis and not currently undertaking care for a primary diagnosis, such as psychosis or addiction.
Men can directly refer to James’ Place via the “get support” link on the website. Referrals can also be made from concerned third parties and professionals. Visit www.jamesplace.org.uk to find out more.
The Mayor’s Good Work Standard sets the benchmark for the highest level of employment standards. It helps employers to improve their organisations and contribute to a fairer and more inclusive London economy.
The Standard has been developed in collaboration with London employers, professional bodies and experts and was launched by the Mayor of London in July 2019. It is organised into four key pillars that are relevant and important to any organisation or employer:
Organisations able to meet the Good Work Standard criteria can apply for accreditation and recognition as leading employers from the Mayor.
Benefits of being GWS accredited include:
To sign up to the Good Work Standard, you need to:
If you are interested in becoming accredited or for more information, please get in touch.
The intention of the Mindful Business Charter is to remove unnecessary sources of stress and promote better mental health and wellbeing in the workplace. It is drafted as a series of simple aims and aspirations. Rather than a rule book with a list of demands and expectations, it is a call to arms, to be more thoughtful, and mindful in the workplace. It is based on four pillars: openness & respect, smart meetings & mailings, respecting rest periods, and mindful delegation. The Charter asks organisations to drive forward the actions and change necessary to support the Mindful Business Charter, to promote a culture where people can speak up early about any concerns that they might have with their wellbeing (or the wellbeing of colleagues), to make performance against the Mindful Business Charter/ responsible business a priority standing agenda item for all client and supplier relationship review meetings, to ensure responsible business is included as an area of assessment during significant procurement processes, and finally, once established, to introduce the Mindful Business Charter to one new member every 12 months.
For more information on the Mindful Business Charter, register your interest here.
Hestia – a domestic abuse charity that delivers services to London and surrounding areas – provides an advice line for businesses supporting employees experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse.
The Everyone’s Business Advice Line is a point of contact for businesses, supporting them on how to approach disclosures of domestic abuse by their employees, particularly in light of COVID-19 and how to triage employees into the appropriate local specialist domestic abuse services. Everyone’s Business works with employers so that they can provide information, resources and practical guidance to employees who have experienced domestic abuse. When employers take action and respond to domestic abuse, it saves lives. It can help employers with the following:
According to Hestia:
Information on Hestia’s Everyone’s Business Advice Line
Employers can call 07770480437 or email Adviceline.EB@hestia.org
Open 10am-3pm, Monday to Friday
For more information and the contact details, visit Everyone’s Business
Workers across the UK (including employees and self-employed) can receive nine months of professional mental health support at no cost to themselves nor their employer, via the Access to Work Mental Health Support Service, which is funded by the Department for Work and Pensions and delivered by Able Futures.
There is no charge to either employers or their employees to use this service, no matter the type or size of the business, or how many employees use the service.
The support available via Able Futures is designed to help with a range of mental health issues, including stress, anxiety, and depression, which result from both inside and outside the workplace. This service can be accessed in addition to the regular Access to Work service.
The professional mental health support is provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, who will support the individual through providing information and advice on a range of issues; coaching and teaching on how to manage mental health difficulties; as well as help in accessing services.
Support is available over the phone and through face-to-face meetings – at a time and place that suits. There is no cost to use this service and it is 100% confidential.
The Access to Work Mental Health Support Service provides employers with information and resources to help them demonstrate their commitment to supporting people with mental health conditions in the workplace and promote uptake of the service among their workforce.
Employers can receive the following support:
All support provided under the Access to Work Mental Health Support Service is funded by the Department for Work and Pensions.
Promotional materials are available to download here, to spread the word with staff:
Any employers wishing to find out more about the service and how to promote it internally can get in touch with Able Futures via:
Support from Able Futures can be accessed directly by employees through:
Calling their Freephone number on: 0800 321 3137 (lines open from 8am to 10.30pm, Monday to Friday)
Emailing them at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or completing their Self-Referral Form here.
Bring told that you are at-risk of developing Type 2 diabetes can be stressful and may bring lots of questions. The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP) is establishing a support group for City workers who have been told they are at-risk and haven’t yet been referred to a group.
For those who are eligible, taking part in the free NDPP will help them to take control of their health in a group setting with support via regular sessions. The sessions cover a range of helpful topics, including diet, physical activity sessions, stress, mindfulness and mindful eating and sleep.
The City programme will launch in March and will be open to City workers who live in London and who would not normally have time to attend the sessions nearer to where they live.
The programme is a series of two-hour weekly (x7) and then monthly (x4) evening sessions, with a six to eight week gap between the weekly and monthly stages.
To be eligible, they must be 18+, not pregnant and registered with a GP. People can be referred by their GP, nurse, or NHS Health Check professional, or self-refer if they have a current (within the last 12 months) HbA1c reading between 42 and 47mmol/mol (6.0-6.4%) or FPG 5.5-6.9 mmol/L.
Please download the PDF information sheet here and share it.
To self-refer, you can visit the website, email the team, or call 0333 577 3010
Freebike is the City of London Corporation’s approved electric bike hire provider.
In addition to offering subsidised private bike hire schemes for businesses in the City, Freebike conducts free workshops on the virtues and benefits of electric mobility, including:
Workshops can be booked by emailing Community and Partnerships Lead, Mos Lakhim, or by calling 020 3633 7083
Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service (text 85258), free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.
Shout is powered by a team of volunteers, who are at the heart of the service. We take people from crisis to calm every single day.
Access to Work can provide employees who are disabled, or who have a physical or mental health condition that makes it hard for them to do their job, as well as their employers, with information and support on reasonable adjustments.
Reasonable adjustments are certain changes that must be made by employers to ensure that employees are not substantially disadvantaged when doing their job. These could include changing working hours, or providing equipment.
If the help employees need at work is not covered by their employer making reasonable adjustments, they may be able to get help through Access to Work. To be eligible, employees need to have a paid job, or be about to start or return to one.
Employees will be offered support based on their needs, which may include a grant to help cover the costs of practical support in the workplace. This grant can pay for things like special equipment and help getting to and from work, for example. The money does not have to be paid back and will not affect other benefits.
Access to Work can also provide mental health support.
Find out more by visiting the Access to Work website – www.gov.uk/access-to-work
The City Parent Carer Forum (CPCF) is a group of parents and carers of children and young people (0 to 25 years old) who have special educational needs and/or disabilities. We believe that by working together we can achieve the best outcomes possible for our families. The Forum is also open to anyone working in the City who has formal or informal caring responsibilities.
Through sharing information, resources and tools through face-to-face meetings and online platforms, the CPCF provides support and shares information, resources and tools to improve the life of disabled individuals living in the City of London and neighbouring boroughs.
While the CPCF is an independent community group, its work is done in collaboration with the Local Authority, the National Health Service and private partners within the City. It is open to novel ways of working and building relationships with other Parent Carer Forums and welcomes residents from surrounding boroughs to its events and activities.
Good Thinking is a unique digital wellbeing service designed to support Londoners who are looking for personalised new ways to improve how they feel every day. It offers safe, proactive, early intervention tools to help with the four most common wellbeing concerns: anxiety, depression, stress and sleep. Good Thinking can be accessed any time, day or night. A short series of simple questions about how you are feeling will direct you to a list of personalised resources.
Good Thinking is made possible by London’s boroughs, the NHS and Public Health England.
Maytree – a sanctuary for the suicidal – is the only charity of its kind in the UK. It fills a gap in services between the medical support of the NHS, and the helplines and drop-in centres of the voluntary sector. Maytree offers the opportunity to be heard in complete confidence, with compassion, warmth and without judgement. In addition, people in suicidal crisis can access a free four- or five-night stay at Maytree Respite Centre.
To find out more, visit www.maytree.org.uk. If you are in suicidal crisis, call 020 7263 7070
Britain’s Healthiest Workplace aims to study the link between modifiable health risks and short-term productivity, develop a common understanding of what employee health and wellbeing means, and establish a common set of standards that can be applied to all industries. The survey uses a broad set of questions covering lifestyle, clinical and mental health, work engagement and productivity, and an in-depth assessment of the health and wellbeing interventions being offered by employers.
LawCare is the charity that supports and promotes good mental health and wellbeing in the legal community throughout the UK and Ireland. Our support spans the entire legal life path, from student to training, through to practice and retirement.
We are striving for a community where anyone who may be facing a personal or professional difficulty that is affecting their mental health and wellbeing understands how to seek help, without fear of stigma. We want the legal community to know what help is available to them, and how to access it.
We understand life in law. If people need someone to talk to, they can call us on our free, independent, and confidential helpline. Calls are answered by trained staff and volunteers, all of whom have experience of working in the legal sector. We offer empathetic support for work, emotional, health and financial problems, and we signpost callers to specialist support where appropriate.
Call on 0800 279 6888. 365 days a year, or visit our website http://www.lawcare.org.uk/
GamCare is the leading national provider of information, advice, support and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling. Our expert services are confidential and non-judgemental.
We provide the free National Gambling HelpLine and NetLine (web chat) service for problem gamblers as well as families and friends who are affected by problem gambling. We provide support, information and advice about gambling and the variety of issues that are associated with it – for example, stress, debt, relationship breakdown or difficulties at work.
We also provide free face-to-face or online counselling for individuals and groups to help problem gamblers and affected others.
Fit for Work is a Government-funded initiative designed to support people in work with health conditions and help with sickness absence. Being in work is an important contributor to good health. The longer someone is off sick, the harder it is for them to get back to work. Research suggests that being out of work for long periods of time is damaging to social and financial wellbeing, and health.
Fit for Work is designed to work alongside – not replace – existing occupational health services, though for SMEs it can plug a gap in occupational health advice and support.
To find out more, visit:
Music in Offices provides a variety of impactful wellbeing programmes through music activities across businesses in London, including within the City. Choir sessions, drumming workshop and instrumental lessons all boost people’s mental health, improve their wellbeing, increase personal confidence and provide a creative outlet to balance work and personal time.
To book your workshop or discuss it further, please email email@example.com. www.musicinoffices.com
A Room In Town offers easy access to over 80 accredited therapists and counsellors at four locations including one in The City of London. It covers generalised therapy and counselling, CBT, EMDR, Hypnotherapy and more. There are 39 well-appointed rooms that create an environment that allow clients to open up and relax during sessions. The online booking system is easy to use to for sessions and accessible around the clock, making it simple to book appointments when most convenient. Remote sessions are available during lockdown and there are also wellbeing webinars and seminars to individuals and groups.
For more information, please contact A Room In Town by calling or call 020 7887 2674.
Consultant Cardiologists from the Heart Centre at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City of London will shortly be launching sessions for the local business community on Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) prevention and risk reduction.
This offer forms part of wider work being conducted by the East London Prevention Group (ELoPE) from Barts Health NHS Trust, in partnership with the British Heart Foundation, on raising awareness of CVD prevention across the community, including in schools and other settings.
The first webinar in a series that the team is looking to deliver is “How to prevent a heart attack”.
There is no set fee, but firms will be asked to make a donation in return for the session delivery to help raise funds for this important initiative.
If your firm would like to be one of the first to benefit from this excellent and unique offer, please email the Business Healthy team.
ELBA builds the connection between businesses and local communities, bringing the time, skills and resources of the private sector, to help build the capacity of local organisations, support young people in education and place people into employment in London. ELBA makes community investment easier, more effective and more rewarding. Volunteering can have positive wellbeing impact for your employees, as well as doing good in the community.
It offers team activities within the local community and delivers social-interactive events, such as ‘techy tea parties’ with the elderly or sports days with local primary schools.
Through working with ELBA, employees can use their business skills and expertise to support the leadership and senior management of a community organisation, address issues related to an organisation’s operations and development or work directly with the beneficiaries the organisation supports.
For more information, please contact ELBA on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7068 6960.
The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is an independent health education charity, dedicated to protecting and promoting the public’s health and wellbeing. It is the world’s longest-established public health body with more than 6,500 members drawn from the public health community both in the UK and internationally. Its operations include an Ofqual recognised awarding organisation, a training and development arm, and health and wellbeing accreditation. The RSPH also produces a wide-variety of public health conferences; its publishing division includes the internationally renowned journal Public Health; and it is developing policy and campaigns to promote better health and wellbeing.
For more information visit the RSPH website or follow it on Twitter.
Advanced Medicals offers bespoke Occupational Health (OH) services to financial, legal and other organisations, helping firms to reduce sickness absence and support employees who have medical conditions and disabilities to stay in work and be supported in the best possible way.
AM works closely with HR and all stakeholders within an organisation to achieve the best outcome to deal with sickness absence. It provides assistance in developing effective OH policies and in supporting employers in tackling drug and alcohol problems in the workplace. It can also provide employees with letters they can take to their GP or refer directly to specialist services to access diagnostic facilities and treatment.
AM acknowledges that each organisation has its own identity and culture, and each employee is a unique individual.
Heart and circulatory diseases still kill 1 in 4 people in the UK, with 460 deaths per day, 30,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests per year and millions of people living with undetected risk factors like high blood pressure and cholesterol.
Health at Work by the British Heart Foundation aims to work with organisations to support the heart health and wellbeing of their teams, helping them to understand their heart health status and work towards reducing their risk of developing heart and circulatory diseases like heart attack and stroke. We do this by offering a variety of services and resources, including Health Checks, Wellbeing Training Days and CPR training.
Green Commute Initiative is the industry-leading cycle to work scheme with no £1,000 limit and no scheme exit fees. No limit means that E-bikes, cargo bikes and specialist cycles are available as well as standard pedal bikes. Employees can save between 32% and 47% (depending on their tax bracket) and employers can save 13.8% on reduced National Insurance contributions.
Green Commute Initiative works with the City of London’s Road Danger Reduction team to encourage workers in the City to ditch the car and commute to work on a bicycle. The scheme is also included in the City of London’s Active City Network: Best Practice Guide.
GCI is an inclusive scheme meaning that people with disabilities or mobility issues can get adapted or specialist cycles through the scheme, thus ensuring this group of employees are not excluded.
For more information, please contact us at email@example.com or call us on 020 3740 1836.
City Therapy Rooms, in London, offers counselling, psychotherapy and coaching services for anyone struggling with issues that modern life presents, such as anxiety, depression, bereavement, self-confidence and relationship problems.
Working life can bring its own specific stresses and troubles such as conflict and bullying, work/life balance, feeling like an imposter (lack of self-belief) and struggles with being assertive and setting boundaries, executive coaching sessions can help bring clarity when you feel that your career or professional life is getting on top of you.
Conveniently located on the western edge of the City of London, City Therapy Rooms offers seven calm, beautifully decorated therapy rooms to rent, perfect for one-to-one, couples, small groups or workshops.
Located near Chancery Lane, at the heart of the legal world with the City’s busy financial district to the east and thriving Holborn to the west, City Therapy Rooms is perfectly placed and convenient for you to get to before, during or after work.
Workshops, talks, panel facilitation and consultancy for City businesses in the areas of mental health, resilience and suicide awareness.
Steph Slack is a TEDx speaker, consultant and MSc Mental Health, Ethics and Law student at King’s College London. She draws on her lived experience, professional and academic background to help organisations create space to understand and talk about these difficult and important topics, and turn that into meaningful action. She has a particular interest in mental health research and policy, the impact of mental health on decision making capacity and (male) suicide awareness.
For more information on flagship sessions, visit http://www.hellostephslack.com/ or for bespoke enquiries, please get in touch.
Created in 2010 H2 set out to inspire everyone’s inner athlete offering a new fitness concept and community.
Whatever your goal we want you to come and train with us. In return we promise to ensure you reach and surpass your goals. The bespoke design of each club offers bike park, service, gym, studios and spacious changing rooms all equipped with latest equipment.
Our sessions and training programmes are designed to fit into your busy schedule guaranteeing to be fun whilst making you stronger and healthier. Our classes are centred around Build, Burn, Balance and the Bike.
We also own London’s largest bike shop, Giant St Paul’s and have our own online store www.h2gear.co.uk catering for all your fitness needs with our H2 member 20% discount.
‘Passionate about delivering excellence and supporting others to think differently about the way they think, act and behave in order for them to have a more fulfilling and successful life. Using the experience and knowledge I have gained whilst working in mental health, I am also dedicated to promote change within the corporate world. I hope to do that in a variety of ways; through empowering someone to take steps to lead a more successful and fulfilled life, working with a business or organisation seeking to improve the wellbeing of their employees or by collaborating with others to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health.’
Wellbeing Republic is a boutique consultancy specialising in employee wellbeing. Our core purpose is to inspire people to unleash their true potential through providing them with the knowledge, tools and inspiration to help them thrive. We are quickly gaining a reputation as one of the leading providers of employee wellbeing in the City of London, delivering ‘inspirational’ workshops, ‘life-changing’ programmes and 1-2-1 coaching to thousands of employees.
We also consult with organisations to help them shape wellbeing strategy, their long-term culture and future success, based around our holistic approach to wellbeing. Our team, made up of psychologists, nutritionists, former scientists and executive coaches are passionate about inspiring lasting positive change in people and the organisations that they work for. Our breadth and depth of knowledge is complemented by our industry experience, having worked in multi-national organisations across front-line services and Human Resources, as well as having sat on senior leadership teams.
0207 993 4402
Transform and Thrive helps organisations and individuals to be as healthy, happy and productive as possible through targeted wellbeing consultancy, training and one-to-one coaching. Business director Lucy, utilises her specialist knowledge of neuroscience, positive psychology and the latest health and wellbeing research to create pragmatic solutions which work in today’s work environments. With hands-on experience as a human resources and employee engagement professional, as well as over 20 years commercial and charity experience, Lucy offers a breadth of expertise and knowledge which drives employee wellbeing, engagement and performance.
Margaret Allen is an experienced and inspirational executive coach, credentialed with the ICF, who has been successfully working alongside business leaders, professionals and executives for nearly 20 years. She is passionate about growth and development and helping others to find different perspectives and routes through today’s fast paced and ever changing world. For busy executives ‘walking coaching’ is proving to be most effective. Combining the benefits of one to one coaching with being in the fresh air clients have felt more energised, refreshed and calmer as well as having the freedom to explore and resolve their challenges without the constraints of being in an office environment.
Please make contact to find out more or set up an initial chat to discuss how this approach may help you and your employees.
The Wellness Movement is an organisation set up to enhance the Corporate Lifestyle, Culture and Environment through a variety of services including: mental health, nutrition, fitness classes, meditation and Shine Offline.
We believe wellness starts in the workplace, our aim is to educate and empower organisations and their employees to take control of their physical and psychological health and take steps to lead a more balanced and fulfilling lifestyle.
With access to over 100 wellness professionals, who are leaders in their respective fields, we are on hand to support organisations looking to be the best version of themselves.
We offer advice and recommendations on what can be done to improve workplace well-being in accordance with the local government initiative ‘London Healthy Workplace Charter’.
Get in touch today and order series 1 of our FREE wellness guides for your workforce on the topic of emotional well-being, meditation and yoga.
Sha Hussain, Founder and Expert Wellbeing Consultant: 07931 903 053
We work to raise awareness of mental health and ensure that everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect.
Our workplace wellbeing service enables City businesses to support the mental health and wellbeing of their workforce. We offer mental health awareness training, including Mental Health First Aid, courses for line managers on supporting staff with mental health problems and lunchtime learning sessions on a wide range of topics, as well as wellbeing activities, such as mindfulness and yoga.
We also provide consultancy and individual support to help organisations manage the costs of poorly managed mental health in the workplace (estimated to cost UK businesses £26 billion per year). All of our profits are reinvested back into our services within the local community.
Samaritans’ workplace and partnership training programmes are a showcase for the expertise and support that the charity offers. The awareness raising, outreach and training that Samaritans delivers to workplaces helps to deliver high-quality learning and development opportunities to introduce some new emotional support and suicide prevention skills to workplaces and organisations. These will be geared to building resilience and wellbeing in the workplace, in general and to those needing emotional support, in particular. There are many potential benefits including greater employee resilience, productivity, reduced absenteeism and a more supportive workforce.
London Samaritans has a Regional Training Team of existing experienced volunteers normally delivering a 1-1.5 hour workshop-style presentation, which is geared to the client organisation.
For more information, contact Will Skinner. All income from these training sessions goes directly to support the work of the Samaritan branches providing the workshop.
Inhere is London’s first teacher-free meditation studio, offering bite-sized meditation sessions of 20-, 30- and even five minutes for busy City workers. Located in the heart of the City, at Monument, Inhere offers a beautiful, intimate space to unwind and clear the mind. A schedule of meditations run throughout the day, featuring soundscapes, gentle lighting and an easy-to-follow audio guidance.
Stop off on your way to work. Take a breather at lunchtime. Clear your head between meetings, or properly unwind before heading home.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England is a Community Interest Company which provides a range of training courses and consultancy to suit all types of organisations – from big business through to public sector organisations. MHFA workplace courses teach the skills people need to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and the confidence to guide the affected person to appropriate support.
Bringing Fitness to you… at your London office. We’re passionate about getting London workplaces active and improving the health and wellbeing of your staff. We do this by making it easy for employees to get active by bringing Pilates and a range of fitness classes to you at your office. All you need is a free room or space. Classes can be held during a lunch break, before or after work. For employees – it’s an easy and effective way to fit exercise into the working day and for employers – providing physical activity for your staff is proven to increase productivity, reduce absenteeism and of course improve the health and wellbeing of your staff.
MotivatePT deliver group fitness classes to companies, big and small, throughout the City of London. From an energising outdoor bootcamp, to a relaxing boardroom yoga session, we can transform any space into a training ground for your employees. We believe fitness supercharges productivity, mental well-being and team bonding and has an essential place in today’s world of work.
CAP City Dental is one of the most established fully private dental practices in the City of London. Located at 14 Austin Friars, London, EC2N 2HE, we provide the highest quality of patient care to the City-based employees for 20 years.
We offer flexible priority appointments, relaxing gas for nervous patients and comprehensive treatment solutions for any dental problem in a quick and efficient way .
Corporate schemes are instantly available to all staff with no financial obligation to the employers.
For more information please call us on 020 7621 0600 and visit http://www.capcitydental.co.uk/
We help office workers reduce their mental stress and relieve physical tension in 15 minutes. Work stress affects everyone and is the leading cause of mental health problems. Our Wellness Break shows measurable results of stress reduction in 15 minutes. The slow and intense Yoga stretches and mindfulness quickly works to relieve the main areas where stress builds up. As part of the Business Healthy network, members in the Square Mile are able to have an on-site, free trial.
Sign up your business and reduce work stress: http://www.thestretchpartner.com/
City Mental Health Alliance is a coalition of City businesses that have come together to create an environment in the City where mental health is discussed in the same way as physical health.
We were founded by City businesses and are closely supported by two leading UK mental health organisations, Mental Health First Aid England and Mind. Championed by senior business leaders, the Alliance is business-led, expert-guided and aims to create a culture of good mental health for City workers, to share best practice and increase mental health understanding.
With the advent of online gambling, and the exponential growth of advertising, gambling has become the fastest growing addiction. It has the highest levels of bankruptcy, relapse, relationship breakdown, suicide and criminal convictions. It has also has very high linkage to depression, anxiety and stress. The human risks attached to problematic gambling are significant.
Problem gambling also causes issues for employers. In addition to distraction, increased absence and loss of productivity we now know that gambling is the root cause of 12.5% of all frauds (higher within financial services) and that there are significant dangers of data loss through gambling apps.
EPIC are the leading independent gambling harm-minimisation experts. Rather than letting your financials, reputation, brand and employee welfare fall off a cliff we work across departments to ensure they don’t reach the edge of the cliff in the first place. We save you embarrassment and money whilst helping you to look after your employees better.
Office Pantry delivers a range of healthy snacks, fruit, milk, drinks and more to offices within The City. Office Pantry tailors everything uniquely to each office, with everything displayed in wooden crates to save office managers time. Everything is based on the core belief that happier and healthier staff build better businesses.
HiMOTIV is an online wellbeing engagement platform that integrates with physical activity tracking devices and apps (e.g. Fitbit, Strava) to help companies promote staff wellness and charity fundraising through fun workplace challenges, social engagement, and prize giveaways.
Our clients are achieving up to 70% participation rates and include Mercer, Reed Business Information, King’s College London, and others.
The platform’s challenges and Facebook-like features allow employees to track their healthy behaviours to compete for prizes while connecting and following each other every step of the way.
Club Soda helps you change your drinking, whether you want to cut down, stop for a bit, quit, or stick. We bring everything you need into one place:
Club Soda has also developed a guide (clubsodaguide.com), which can help you to see what low and no alcohol drinks your nearest venues have got behind the bar. The site is a handy way to discover the best local venues for after-work drinks or corporate events.
Mindfulness In The Workplace Ltd is the leading provider of whole-person wellbeing services for workplaces, including employee mental health and physical health programmes, all delivered on-site in your office.
We provide: 60-minute Introduction to Mindfulness workshop; weekly 30-minute mindfulness meditation sessions; Stress Management and Resilience Workshop; confidential one-to-one Wellness Session; Better Sleep workshops; nutrition services for groups and individuals; Men’s Health workshops and programmes; Mini Health Checks; Yoga; Pilates; Massage; Wellness Weeks; and complete ongoing Corporate Wellbeing programmes.
We are Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking.
We want to create a walking nation, free from congested roads and pollution, reducing the risk of preventable illnesses and social isolation and making walking the natural choice. We believe that a walking nation means progress for everyone.
Our ambition is to get people of all generations to enjoy the benefits that this simple act brings and to ensure all our streets are fit for walking.
We work in partnership with the City of London to work with businesses across the City using engaging initiatives and programmes to promote walking amongst their employees.
Making the city smile since 2001. A dental practice in the heart of the City, full of caring and professional people. We have a team of specialists and an in-house dental laboratory, so we can take care of every dental need quickly and efficiently, helping to keep your mouth healthy. Whether it is a clean with the hygienist or a complete smile makeover, we can help.
Call us on 020 7236 3600.
At any time of the day or night, we’re here and we listen. Every year we Central London Samaritans receives over 100,000 calls for help from people struggling to cope. We’re a local charity that provides people with non-judgemental, confidential, emotional support, 24-hours a day, every single day of the year. We offer a drop in service at our Soho branch, 12 hours a day (9am-9pm), 365 days a year so you can meet with a volunteer face to face.
Our work with London’s most vulnerable communities is truly transformational. Throughout seven Central London boroughs (including the City of London), we support the homeless, young people, LGBT+, people bereaved by suicide and men and women in custody. We respond to the needs of local business by working in partnership to develop training programmes for staff to raise understanding of mental health and well-being in the workplace.
For more information about our services, please visit our website:
To find out how Samaritans can work with your business, contact Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07736 620039.
Muddy Plimsolls Ltd started 10 years ago, as London’s premier outdoor fitness service (hence our name.)
This philosophy is now applied to our range of corporate services. Drawing on research and suggestions from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Investors in People (Iip) and PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Muddy Plimsolls will help purpose your wellbeing strategies and implement campaigns. Working with many busy professionals across London, we deliver a high rate of return on their investment, through a back-to-basics, common-sense philosophy that motivates our clients. We can do the same for your organisation.
Our insightful and cost-effective approach includes the audit, review and revamp of current company wellbeing initiatives and development of measurable KPI’s to improve the performance of wellbeing campaigns. Services include on-site and off-site consultation and intranet/inbox delivery of targeted content for your staff depending on their locations, job description and family and work commitments.
To find out how we can help your employees, call us on 020 7491 1235 or complete our website’s Employee Wellbeing Enquiry Form.
Powerful, practical and inspiring workshops designed to help your Managers, and their teams, to work better under pressure and be prepared for the challenges of the future.
For further details of each workshop, or a no-obligation discussion of your needs, please get in touch.
themindworks is a psychology practice offering effective and efficient CBT and psychological change to people working in the City of London – either at our offices or theirs. We are all highly qualified and experienced and so offer treatment with quick and long lasting effect.
With 2 out of 3 people admitting an extreme attachment to their smartphones, and most spending over half their waking hours in front of a screen, digital overload is arguably the defining problem of society today. Shine Offline empower people to recognise the impact constant connectivity is having on their wellbeing and productivity and to acknowledge the importance of allowing the mind to rest, rejuvenate and refocus. All programmes highlight the impact of small behavioural changes on managing distraction, lowering stress and building resilience.
Harley Therapy – Psychotherapy and Counselling. A hand-picked team of accredited psychotherapists and psychologists working to improve mood, self-understanding and to help promote change. With one of our clinics a stone’s throw from Liverpool Street station with long opening hours, our therapists help clients to get better in any area of life.
It can be tricky to get the ingredients of a wellbeing programme right; that’s where we come in.
We work with our clients to provide a strategy that’s joined-up, coherent, and quantifiable. Data and feedback are crucial to making it work. Maybe it’s training courses, on-site corporate massage, fitness or a wellbeing day you require. Our services can stand alone or be mixed together, either way we’re here to help.
Get in touch for a free corporate health chat.
Relaxback UK provides you and your staff with comfort, efficiency and creativity by supplying sit/ stand desks and ergonomic chairs. If you have staff suffering from a bad back, so not working at full efficiency, or want to make sure they don’t suffer in the first place Relaxback UK can help.
Contact on 01727 757221 to arrange a chair trial to ensure comfort before you buy.
The purpose of Contextualyse is to enable workplaces where people thrive, meet challenges resourcefully, communicate fluently, and engage optimally. We work with teams and leaders using medical and organisational expertise, as well as up to date research to foster health and wellbeing. By improving organisational culture, work can become a place of personal, professional and organisational flourishing.
Ashleigh clinic has been established for 29 years by Ex Army Physiotherapist Craig Mortimer.
Offering state of the art services and facilities to individuals, Elite/professional sportsmen and women and the state of the art Back Pain clinic equipment from America and Europe for treatment of Acute and Chronic Neck and Back Pain with a conservative rehabilitation approach. Our Multidisciplinary team of experts offer informative and functional solutions to you and your company. Improving productivity and creating a focused team approach to Musculo skeletal solutions.
With the construction of a new rehabilitation and education centre planned this year, you can be sure of a professional environment to complement your expectations and business ethics.
Karen is a life and personal development coach, team building facilitator and mindfulness trainer. She set up Green Space Coaching & Mindfulness in 2009, offering coaching while walking in London’s parks and green space tapping into the benefits nature has on our wellbeing.
She has extensive experience of coaching clients who are finding it difficult to move forward in one or more areas of their life – work, private or social, helping them to explore where their life feels stuck and what matters to them. She uses practical tools to help clients deal with challenges like fear of failure, fear of the unknown, fear of taking a risk, stress, low self-esteem or anxiety to feel confident and empowered to take the next steps towards making the changes they want to see happen.
As well as offering 1:1 coaching and team development to private and organisational clients (outdoors and indoors), Karen also offers 6-week mindfulness courses and workshops for the workplace to release stress and enhance wellbeing, creativity, morale and productivity. Please contact me for an informal chat and/or to arrange a taster coaching or mindfulness session.
Providing a range of onsite and online options, Healthy Performance help thousands of employees make positive lifestyle changes each year and improve business performance with quality health and wellbeing solutions.
Healthy Performance Ltd
Unit 7, The Court
Holywell Business Park
0800 170 1777
Cosafe is a London-based consultancy offering the full spectrum of services relating to health and safety in the workplace, including Fire Risk Assessments, Manual Handling training and compliance audits. We specialise, however, in the prevention and management of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and we are market leaders in looking at obesity in a workplace setting. Our work is bespoke and tailored to our clients’ specific requirements. We work with clients in a wide range of sectors, including financial services, legal, National and Local Government, construction and engineering, education, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, technology, retail, third sector, architecture, transport and more.
Well Aware are experts in workplace wellbeing, having successfully delivered their programmes to Prudential, Lloyds Bank, Arcadia and Innocent to name a few. Well Aware seek to support and educate businesses in nurturing, developing and growing their most valuable asset – their employees.
For more information, get in touch at email@example.com
Running: the most inclusive, time-efficient and effective way to reduce stress and improve the health and wellbeing of your staff.
At Let’s Get Running, we aim to…well, get your staff running. We provide organised coaching sessions starting and finishing at your office and encourage healthy lifestyles, with support from top physios, masseurs and dietitians. We won’t just get people running, we’ll help them fall in love with it.
We believe we provide a cost-neutral service and aim to prove it, collecting data on participation and wellbeing, to demonstrate the impact of our service.
Get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or check out our website www.letsgetrunning.co.uk/corporate-and-charity
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