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How Can You Maintain Team Morale Whilst Reducing Your Office Footprint?

Many businesses ditched their offices when no one was using them during the pandemic. Now, larger corporates with less flexibility on their office leases are also thinking seriously about whether they, too, can reduce their office footprint. Georgie Randon, Head of Marketing & Customer Experience at HomeWork Workspace in London’s Putney and Southfields, says, “Every business …

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Could You Improve the Experience of Coming Out at Work?

By Kelly Feehan, Services Director at wellbeing charity, CABA. For members of the LGBTQ community, coming out at work can sometimes be a deeply emotional and unnerving experience. Some may find it’s the fear of being judged, isolated, or discriminated against by your boss and colleagues for your sexual orientation or identity, either openly or covertly. For others, …

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StepChange and Generation Rent protect renters

StepChange and Generation Rent Urge Protection for Renters

National debt charity StepChange and housing campaign group Generation Rent have joined forces to urge Robert Jenrick MP to ensure that no-one who has lost income because of coronavirus will be evicted from their home after the rental eviction ban is lifted on 23 August 2020. In a joint open letter, the organisations warn that …

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Louise Wright supports Breast Cancer Haven

Run For Your Life: Why Punch Creative Supports Breast Cancer Haven

In 2017, Louise Wright received some life-changing news. What ensued was a painstaking recovery from breast cancer, which she says she couldn’t have done without the Breast Cancer Haven. The national charity provides emotional and physical support for those undergoing chemotherapy and other treatments. Louise, Commercial Director at Punch Creative, describes the Leeds centre as …

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DFN Project SEARCH Recognises Young People on NHS Frontline

In the most challenging of circumstances, frontline services such as hospitals and supermarkets have been recruiting people to support them in the fight against the coronavirus. Amongst those new paid employees have been 35 young people who applied for jobs and were successful because of the valuable skills they had developed whilst on the DFN …

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Sport Works

Sport Works Aids Mental Health During National Recovery

As the UK remains on its journey to a new normal, the physical and mental wellbeing of individuals and their communities continue to be significantly impacted. Although there’s a sign that social distancing measures may be relaxing, there’s still a long way to go before things get back to normal. However, social enterprise, Sport Works, …

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DFN Project SEARCH Reveals Interns’ Frontline Impact During Lockdown

Transition to employment charity, DFN Project SEARCH, supported this year’s Learning Disability Week by recognising the impact its interns and employees are making during the pandemic. Since going into lockdown in March businesses across the UK have completely changed the way they work demonstrating that like DFN Project SEARCH, people and organisations have the ability …

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National Emergencies Trust

National Emergencies Trust Launches Coronavirus Appeal

The National Emergencies Trust (NET) has launched an appeal to help those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Following a string of national emergencies from terror attacks to Grenfell, the Charity Commission decided to bring people together from the charity sector in an attempt to find a better way to respond to national emergencies. This, in …

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Shelter homeless charity

Could You Find Shelter in Unprecedented Times?

The most crucial government advice to beat the coronavirus outbreak has been to “Stay Home” but unfortunately, not everybody has one. In December 2019, housing charity Shelter reported that as many as 280,000 people were homeless in England – that’s equal to one in every 200 people. Regardless of whether they are ‘sofa-surfing’ or sleeping …

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