Firms to consider case for supporting cycling schemes News

The director of bike hire scheme Bike & Go has said that there is a ‘clear business case’ for companies to consider investing in bike hire schemes after a report revealed increased productivity in those who cycle to work.

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Over half of UK employees feel guilty about taking sick days, with the majority stating that this is because they are leaving their team in the lurch, according to a survey carried out for CV-Library, which found that women feel most guilty about sick leave (60.5%).

SSG welcomes new faces to the team News

Local health and safety company, SSG Training and Consultancy, are pleased to announce the appointment of three new team members to their expanding Operations Team.

Walk this way for a healthy workforce News

A major Staffordshire employer is benefitting from a healthier workforce after agreeing to work with Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce to promote workplace wellbeing.

Tennis legends serve up three-day tournament at The Mere News

The region’s glitterati gathered to sip Taittinger and Pimms in the sun, shop around at the luxury boutiques and watch former Wimbledon champions return to the court during the stunning three-day Boodles Tennis tournament. 

Top 10 office annoyances Business Insights

Colleagues talking loudly, computers crashing and the use of office jargon have been named as some of the worst gripes that office employees experience when at work.

Cytox raises £2.6m led by Catapult Ventures News

Cytox, a leader in genetic testing for Alzheimer’s Disease, today announced that it has raised £2.6m to fund the commercial launch and international roll out of its novel service.

Oldbury Volunteers Land National Award News

Two community volunteers at Sandwell Leisure Trust facility Portway Lifestyle Centre in Oldbury are celebrating after winning a national award for their dedicated service.

PwC to Ride the Nation again News

PwC, the leading professional services firm, has once again taken to the roads, bringing together all its staff from across the UK to Ride the Nation.

Chartered accountants help Stafford gym News

Howards, a progressive firm of chartered certified accountants based in Stafford, has helped a local gymnasium to buy state-of-the-art training equipment for their 300 club gymnasts, including four pairs of gymnasts who are taking part in the national finals on 13-14 May.

Campaign in Manchester Ahead of Vegan Education Day News

300 buses are taking hard-hitting Go Vegan World – the world’s largest and longest running vegan campaign – onto the streets of Greater Manchester ahead of Vegan Education Day on 22nd April.

Visionary device scoops £20,000 award News

An innovative device which will improve the quality of life of thousands of people with double vision has received £20,000 after winning a top award.

Circle Health Starts Work At Pebble Mill News

Circle Health, the hospitals, rehabilitation and healthcare services group, is starting work this month on a state-of-the-art, 14,957 square metre hospital

Croner Group Limited continue to grow and invest News

Midlands HR and Health & Safety consultancy Croner Group Limited has today announced an investment of over £2 million in sales and marketing, and plans to recruit 50 new national roles.

Tackling climate change can improve public health too! News

Participants at an event in Birmingham came up with new climate solutions for improving public health as part of a 24-hour global climate change challenge, to win free incubator space at Innovation Birmingham Campus for the rest of the year.