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Home based working – the basics

Home based working – the basics

Sallyann Adams, Head of the NCC Training Academy, gives some tips on getting the best from your home-based staff. She says it is important to clarify goals and roles by allocating tasks sensibly. Make deadlines clear, but bear in mind not everyone can be at computer from 9 to 5. Ensure all home workers understand...

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AI emotional support app: Woebot – free to NCC members

AI emotional support app: Woebot – free to NCC members

We have all come to rely computers or our phones and apps for work, to find information, get us where we are going and even control our heating and lighting. But what about help with financial worries, relationship problems, sleep, exercise, loneliness? Well, what about Woebot … The NCC Benevolent Fund’s helpline provider, Care first,...

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Research reveals fall in staff wellbeing

Research reveals fall in staff wellbeing

New research from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) confirms this is a challenging a time for managers. Over half reported a fall in staff wellbeing as a result of the ‘quick but necessary’ move to home working due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The fall in wellbeing was significantly higher for managers where their employees had...

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NCC Benevolent Fund

NCC Benevolent Fund

Supporting the caravan industry since 1976 In March, the NCC Benevolent Fund in partnership with its helpline provider, Care first, delivered it’s first  ‘Mental Health in the Workplace’ session. The sessions are designed to provide an introduction on how to look after your own mental health at work and how to support colleagues who may...

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Mental health and wellbeing

Mental health and wellbeing

Work-related stress is defined as a harmful reaction that people have to undue pressure and demands placed on them at work. Across the UK, work-related stress accounts for over half of all working days lost to ill health. The law requires employers to tackle work-related stress – not just in the current crisis, but at...