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Vivup makes waves at the 2023 Watercooler Conference and Exhibition

Sinead Murphy May 10, 2023 9:51:58 AM

Team Vivup were thrilled to attend the 2023 Watercooler Conference and Exhibition to lead and inspire conversations around all matters employee wellbeing. The Watercooler is focused on the four key pillars of Mental Wellbeing: Physical Wellbeing, Social and Inclusive Wellbeing, Financial Wellbeing, and Environmental Wellbeing. 

Regarded as one of the foremost events in HR, workplace mental health, and employee culture, the Watercooler invites industry professionals from organisations of all sizes to come together in pursuit of new ideas, solutions, and practical takeaways that promote healthy workplace culture and wellbeing programmes for employees to thrive.  

Our very own Karl Bennet, Vivup Wellbeing Director and Chair of EAPA, lead a motivating and thought-provoking panel discussion on Wellbeing at Work: Understanding the pillars of wellbeing - emotional, physical, financial, and community.  

Joined by guest speakers Simon Moyle, Vivup CEO and Investors in People UK Leader of the Year​, Hilary Todd, Associate Director of Occupational Health and Wellbeing for the NHS, and ​Cadence Woodland, Head of Communications at Wilson James Limited​, Bennett explored the four pillars of wellbeing by posing the following key questions:  

  • Your organisation has people with conditions you are not aware of – what are you doing in your workplace to support your people? 
  • What mechanisms do you have in place to ensure your people are practically engaged in preventing poor physical health, including nutrition and lifestyle diseases? 
  • Do you help your employees make the most of their money and how do you communicate this to the 80% of your employees who believe you don’t? 
  • How do you make your employees feel like a valued member of the team? And how do you allow them to give back, either within the business or to their own external community? 

Want to know the answers? This blog marks the first in a series of posts that will examine the main talking points raised at this years’ Watercooler event. We’ll be taking a closer look at the questions discussed during the panel and extracting the best bits to help you build a culture of better wellbeing.  

Keep your eyes peeled for the next instalment!