Articles By James Malia

Is There a Link Between Employee Engagement and Mental Health?

Engaged employees are (usually) happier employees A study by Happiness Works in March 2017 showed that nearly a third of UK employees suffered from stress at work. While all jobs have their ups and downs, many workers take this in their stride - but if left unchecked it can manifest into something deeper.

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Employee Engagement, Health and Wellbeing, Mental Wellbeing

by James Malia on Aug 30, 2017 12:00:00 AM
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James Malia

James Malia is Director of Employee Benefits at Sodexo, our leading expert in employer and employee-funded benefits, and staff health and wellbeing.

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How Flexible Working Benefits the Bottom Line

A bit of flexibility goes a long way... Many employers hear the phrase "flexible working", and alarm bells just immediately start ringing. Letting people go home early? Trusting people to work from ...

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Positive Workplace Culture, Workplace Engagement

by James Malia on Aug 28, 2017 12:00:00 AM
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What Does Workplace Culture Really Mean?

What really makes a great workplace culture? It's not just casual fridays We're sure you've seen plenty of articles online about the best workplace cultures. They'll usually be a list of cool firms ...

Posted in Positive Workplace Culture, Workplace Engagement, Incentive and Recognition

by James Malia on Aug 15, 2017 9:59:53 AM
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When It Comes to Employee Benefits, Does Someone's Age Matter?

Infographic: What different age groups want from their benefit options Baby boomers, generation X, millennials... we love to talk about how generations are totally different to each other.

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Employee Benefits, Infographic

by James Malia on Aug 14, 2017 3:47:43 PM
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Investing in the Future

Giving people the support they need to progress and succeed As if organisations weren’t facing enough challenges, with elections on the cards and Brexit looming on the horizon - they're also in the ...

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Employee Benefits, Employee Retention, Employee Engagement, Salary Sacrifice

by James Malia on Jul 27, 2017 9:14:21 AM
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National Parks Week: The Benefits to Getting Your Employees Outside

Improving employee wellbeing with the great outdoors As much as we love being in the office, the great outdoors and being one with the countryside has plenty of positives too. This month ...

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Health and Wellbeing, Cycle to Work

by James Malia on Jul 19, 2017 2:00:00 PM
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Festival Season: Where Are Your Staff Heading?

HANDLING staff absences through the summer Last weekend saw Glastonbury kick off festival season, and many punters were treated to long queues, Johnny Depp, and a whole lot of music. Some staff may ...

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Annual Leave

by James Malia on Jun 30, 2017 2:00:00 PM
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Motivating Staff in the Most Challenging Jobs

Providing support when it's needed most There are challenging parts to every job, and employers will always need to motivate teams to perform at their best. But some jobs are more stressful than ...

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Employee Benefits, Incentive and Recognition

by James Malia on Jun 29, 2017 1:00:00 PM
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Five Festival Ideas for Your Employees

Infographic: Send your team off somewhere special, or plan your own amazing event Summertime and the rising temperatures means it’s festival season, and you may have noticed that some of your staff ...

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Employee Engagement, Health and Wellbeing, Infographic

by James Malia on Jun 22, 2017 12:00:00 AM
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Are Your Staff Sneaking Summer Days Off?

Managing absences and engaging people The British summertime is a changeable beast. Days of real sunshine are fleeting, and it’s easy to feel resentful when one of them falls within your working week.

Posted in Employee Benefits and Wellbeing, Health and Wellbeing

by James Malia on Jun 19, 2017 3:00:00 PM
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