Does your hybrid working strategy address the elephant in the living room?

We know that hybrid working is set to continue for the long term for many companies. Much work has been done on how to create strategies that make the experience of working “place-unconstrained (working anywhere)”1 work well for all employees. But what about the impact of this work being done in the very place you want to forget about it? How do we help staff …

Navigating the dual challenge of home working

Companies want their staff to keep focused while working at home and also enable them to properly switch off at the end of the day for their wellbeing.  When these two activities take place in the same location, firms must recognise and address how to meet these challenges to avoid blurred lines or ‘always on’ burnout. Now we are back on a mandated work-from-home again, …

Why a system can help a child as much as a parent

Guest Blog by Reb Grainzevelles, The Parent Collaborative   For many parents, having systems in place – especially during the pandemic – was an essential part of life.  For many adults, feeling that things were “in their place”, provided reassurance during a time when so much was out of our control.  It gave us choice when so much choice was being denied to us. As …

Make Your Home Move a Happy One

There are so many things to think about when moving house – removals, estate agents, moving chains, budgets – but a little focus on home organisation in advance of move day can reap huge rewards when moving in and getting settled. I created the Serenely Sorted System initially for myself.  After eight moves in five years, I knew how to move home efficiently, but when …

Staff wellbeing programme to impact work from home mess stress

Hybrid working is here to stay. Is your staff wellbeing programme helping you tackle the mess stress that goes with it?

Many companies have adopted hybrid working as long-term strategies in the aftermath of the pandemic.  In this new world, there are new challenges to address.  Whilst we have managed to wing it for the past year with our desks in the dining room, or a dressing table used to make-work rather than make-up.  But now, as World Mental Health Day is upon us, it’s time …