Workplace Wellness Ireland - May 28th 2019 - Dublin

In partnership with Spectrum.Life and fresh from our recent events in Cork and Belfast, I’m delighted to bring another Workplace Wellness Ireland event to Dublin, this time at the wonderful IAA Conference Centre at the Times Building on D'Olier St.

The theme for the meet up is "The Importance of Committed Leadership to Workplace Wellness" and we will be joined by an inspiring panel of leaders to discuss this including Kate Moran of HubSpot, Jim Gavin of the Irish Aviation Authority and Dublin GAA and Jennifer Grogan of the ESB.

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GOAL has been running Duvet Day for five years now and 2019 is shaping up to be another great year for the Irish humanitarian organisation. On Duvet Day, employers raffle off an extra day’s paid holiday to all employees. This year, Duvet Day is April 11th but GOAL is encouraging business to fit Duvet Day into their schedules and will offer support in organising the event at another time that suits you and your colleagues best.

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Workplace Wellness Ireland has come a long way in a relatively short period of time. Since our first event in September 2018, the membership has been growing and the demand for tickets for our events has been increasing significantly.

Dublin has been a great base for our meet ups thus far and will continue to host events on a regular basis. So many of our members are based outside of the capital though so it’s only fair that we bring some community gatherings to the regions in 2019.

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Through Workplace Wellness Ireland, I regularly promote the idea of long-term thinking when it comes to wellness in Irish businesses; it’s the main driver for the community. A long-term strategic wellness programme has the potential to shape behaviour change within an organisation; a one off initiative does not.

The long-term focus is also why I’m a big fan of the healthy workplace accreditations that have been launched in Ireland recently such as the KeepWell Mark from Ibec and Healthy Place to Work. The accreditations are fantastic for Irish companies that want to promote themselves as healthy places to work, something that is becoming increasingly important for attracting and retaining talent.

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