Andrea Martin

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About Andrea Martin

I am energized by giving employees the advice and tools to effectively manage and promote their own health, empowering Line Managers to proactively and positively manage the health of their team and providing sound advice and direction to organisations and Senior Managers. For me, if my clients (individuals and organizationally) win then I have won.

Does a link between emotional intelligence and resilience impact the workplace?

By |2019-06-12T15:04:42+01:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Mental health|

In the UK, the concept of emotional intelligence was popularised in the workplace during the late 90s and early 00s. Since then, the concept has helped change managerial behaviour and supported an improvement in resilience. Many people now understand that emotional intelligence is critical to improving productivity and reducing stress. The benefits of a manager and [...]

5 stages of Brexit grief, which one are your employees on?

By |2019-05-20T14:58:03+01:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Mental health|

Since the Brexit referendum almost three years ago, new initiatives and groups popped up all over the UK to represent the voices of the people who voted to remain. These people refuse to accept the consequences of Brexit, but why is that? Brexit has been like no political and social event we have ever seen before. [...]

How is Brexit impacting the productivity of your employees?

By |2019-05-08T13:21:29+01:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Mental health|

Is Brexit impacting the productivity of your employees? Every day, we receive new information about how the consequences of Britain leaving the EU may or may not impact us: our careers, our health and even our collective hope. Is the the ‘B’ word messing with the psyche of a nation? Is the UK’s position in the [...]

How is the the ‘B’ word messing with the mental health of our nation?

By |2019-04-25T13:07:33+01:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: General|

No-one knows what is going to happen when Britain is separated from its partners in the EU. However, we do know that different groups of people across Britain are responding very differently to the ‘B’ word. Is this affecting your people's mental health? The ‘B’ word hangs over so many of people’s day to day decisions: [...]

5 ways to support an earlier return to work from sickness absence

By |2019-02-27T12:06:11+01:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Sickness Absence|Tags: , , , |

As a busy HR or line manager, you will encounter both short and long-term sickness absence in your team and organisation. By following a few simple steps, you can encourage and support your employees’ return to work more effectively. This delivers increased morale, reduced absenteeism, increased commitment to returning to and attending work, and eliminates a potential [...]

Why choose telephone Occupational Health Assessments?

By |2019-02-19T22:35:36+01:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: General, Sickness Absence|Tags: , , |

It is estimated that sickness absence costs the UK economy £29bn a year. For employees there are personal and social implications. For the organisation, workload must be covered affecting team morale and increase management workload. The aim of Occupational Health assessments is to focus affected individuals on their recovery, aiding their return to health and to work [...]

How Brexit Affects How You Manage Sickness Absence

By |2019-02-19T22:32:27+01:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Sickness Absence|Tags: , , |

Sickness absence and Brexit: the complex debate over the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union has employers and employees alike concerned.  A looming Brexit is creating economic uncertainty, perhaps even a potential recession. Businesses are concerned over access to markets and a possible squeeze on cash flow. Charities and non-profits are apprehensive over the effects [...]

Doing Health Surveillance the right way

By |2019-02-05T14:42:31+01:00May 15th, 2017|Categories: Health surveillance|Tags: , , |

Health Surveillance is a fairly straightforward concept to understand, despite not all companies being required to practice it, or all employees being required to undergo it. Nevertheless, if you are an HR Director or Manager then it is important that you understand what it is and when it is required. What is Health Surveillance Essentially, health [...]

Simple Ways to Implement Workplace Health Promotion

By |2019-02-08T11:20:10+01:00March 24th, 2017|Categories: Health promotion|Tags: |

Employees are at the heart of any organisation, which is why it is important to help improve workplace health and well-being. By engaging in workplace health promotion, companies gain benefits such as an increase in productivity rates, decreased absenteeism, enhanced job satisfaction and commitment from their employees, plus a reduction in staff turnover. All of these [...]

5 ways to encourage employees back to work earlier

By |2019-02-08T11:21:49+01:00January 17th, 2017|Categories: Sickness Absence|

As a manager of people you will likely be managing sickness absence. Here are 5 ways to help your employees back to work earlier. Maintain contact Studies show that when an employee has been off work for more than 3 weeks (no matter what the condition) psychologically, it is much harder to return.  Regular contact, asking how [...]

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