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We will bring you up to the minute educational and informative articles and blog posts to inspire you about healthy eating and help you be energised, fit, healthy and productive both in your working and personal life.

  • 16.08.2017

    Obesity At A Young Age Can Lead To Significant Cancer Risk Increase

    The largest study of its kind has shown that obese teenagers are up to 71% more likely to develop cancer in later life.  More
  • 15.08.2017

    Recipe Of The Week - Fresh Vegetables in Homemade Chicken Broth

    This recipe is briliant if you are looking to plan ahead with your meals or feed many mouths in one sitting. Deliciously fresh and tasty, this is a definite winner with everyone. The simplicity of this dish means it can be cooked any time and enjoyed for days on end. More
  • 10.08.2017

    Can what you eat make you a happier person?

    There is ever growing evidence that the food you eat will have a dramatic impact on your emotional and psychological health. One study has shown that eating large quantities of baked goods such as cakes and muffins may increase your risk of developing depression. More
  • 09.08.2017

    Fat and The Health Benefits

    Fat is an absolutely essential component of a healthy diet. Why we need fat: More
  • 08.08.2017

    Recipe Of The Week - Quinoa, Chicken and Kale Pesto Bowl

    This recipe is indulgent, satisfying, and excellent for your health and wellbeing. The quinoa will keep you full whilst the crunchy veggies and almonds will round it off beautifully. A truly magical experience for your taste buds – trust us! More
  • 03.08.2017

    The Health Benefits of Nut Butters

    Nut butters are well known for being high in both fibre and protein. However all nut butters contain varying amount of other vitamins, minerals and nutrients and can help to boost some areas of your health more than others. So which would you benefit most from? More
  • 02.08.2017

    Foods To Eat In August

    Food shopping is a time consuming task, and not knowing what to buy when you get there can be overwhelming and ultimately expensive. However, purchasing seasonal foods is a healthy and cost effective way to approach food shopping. Grocery stores tend to stock up on seasonal items because they are plentiful, making them less expensive for you. More
  • 01.08.2017

    Recipe Of The Week - Venison with Tangy Red Cabbage Coleslaw

    Venison is quite a rich meat so this is perfectly offset by the sweet and tangy red cabbage coleslaw. Enjoy as a special treat at the weekend.  More
  • 27.07.2017

    Why Exercise Is Not The Key To Weight Maintenance

    A recent study has concluded that exercise will not help in your quest of achieving and maintaining your goal weight. Achieving this is in fact far more reliant on your food intake. Not only that, the study also found that those who exercised lost less weight than those who didn’t participate in exercise. More
  • 26.07.2017

    Food Pairing To Boost Health

    It isn’t just a coincidence that tomatoes and olive oil are often combined, the same goes for salmon and crème fraiche. These pairing of foods along with a whole host of others provide one another with greater nutritional value when eaten together. More

How The Healthy Employee meets the NICE Guidelines

The Healthy Employee supports the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidelines.

References

National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) 2006.

  1. The Healthy Employee is a registered NICE stakeholder for 'Workplace Policy and Management Practises to Improve the Health of Employees' - the guidelines for this are due to be available in 2015. As a stakeholder it is our job to feed relevant information and recommendations into the process.
  2. Clinical Guidance 43 - Obesity
  3. Clinical Guidance 6 - Behaviour Change
  4. Public Health Guidance 2 - Four Commonly Used Methods to Increase Physical Activity
  5. Public Health Guidance 13 - Promoting Physical Activity in the Workplace
  6. Public Health Guidance 25 - Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
  7. Public Health Guidance 35 - Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
  8. Public Health Guidance 41 - Walking and Cycling

 

Businesses we support and work with closely

Why SMQ? Why Health Insurance?

NHS resources are under strain like never before as it cuts spending by £20 billion by 2015¹, waiting times for consultations & treatment are rising fast. As PMI costs continue to increase companies are looking for a different and affordable ways of providing fast access to treatment. SMQ specialises in Health insurance & is currently helping over 1000 companies to find the best value cover for their needs. Our service is FREE (we are remunerated by the insurance industry). Please call/email our friendly helpful team and see how we can reduce your costs or set up a cost effective policy for your staff from as little as £1/week.

 

First Class Training and Development

First Class is a Warwickshire based learning and development company which is trusted to design and facilitate learning to maximise individual potential and business results. Since establishment in 1998, the business has built a reputation for high quality customised learning interventions that are fresh, up-to-date and memorable. It enjoys a growing client base of repeat customers with over 75% of it business coming from recommendations. Key areas of support:

Supervisory and Management Development │ Personal and Team Development/Building │ Project Management │ Customer Service│ Employment Law │ Health and Safety │ Human Resources Reducing Absence│ Train the Trainer │ Coaching

 
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