Creating a Workplace Health Model

Small Business CEO

Set Up a Company-Wide Health Priority. Even if you are a small business owner, keep your eye on the health and welfare of your employees. You don’t have to be a major company to offer health education classes, set up a workplace health model.…

Online Mental Health Marketplaces Democratizing Therapy

Small Business Labs

adults (56%) report that worry or stress related to the coronavirus outbreak has caused them to experience at least one negative effect on their mental health and wellbeing, such as problems with sleeping or eating, increased alcohol use, or worsening chronic conditions."

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Event Budget Health Check

Practically Perfect PA

One of the most important tools to control any event is the event budget. It’s normally just a simple excel spreadsheet or perhaps its a page on your accounting software. Despite it being just a humble document the budget is what underpins every successful event. In this post, I want to help you give your […]. Core Skills Events Management admin administrators assistants EA Events Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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Freelancers Embrace Health Insurance

Small Business Labs

full-time independent workers/freelancers who report having health insurance increased from 64% in 2013 to 82% in 2015.  million more freelancers have health insurance than in 2013. The ACA makes health insurance more available, easier to buy and often cheaper for independent workers than it was prior to the ACA. It also penalizes those without health insurance, so there are both carrot and stick incentives for independent workers to sign up. 

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Climate change has far-reaching effects on your health — let us count the ways


Together, these climate extremes will affect human health through many pathways. From heat waves and pollution to vector-borne diseases and water contamination, here’s why climate change is a public health crisis that affects all of us. That’s a public health disaster. .

Stride Health's Study on Gig Workers and Health Insurance

Small Business Labs

Stride Health's Stride Study: Health Coverage in the Gig Economy  covers how gig workers access and use health insurance.  Gig workers need specific guidance when it comes to subsidies : due to irregular income, gig workers struggle with subsidy qualification, they also still need help claiming appropriate tax deductions to increase subsidy eligibility — 85% of workers didn’t claim any tax deduction when applying for health plans.

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5 Brilliant Health and Beauty Business Ideas

Small Business CEO

But how about the health and beauty field? … The post 5 Brilliant Health and Beauty Business Ideas appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Entrepreneurs business ideas health and beauty

The Positive Mental Health Effects of Self-Employment

Small Business Labs

The study - The Effects of Self and Temporary Employment on Mental Health: The Role of the Gig Economy in the UK - found that gig workers are about 33 percent more likely to self-report positive traits in terms of mental health than those in traditional jobs.   Key quote from The Mental Health Benefits of Self-Employment , an article written by the study's researchers:  Our preliminary conclusions point to the importance of autonomy in the workplace.

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Looking for accurate health information online? 6 tips to find it, from a doctor


Having quality information about any health condition should be a right, not a privilege. She has Brighten Brand supplements for a wide range of issues, from prenatal vitamins and balancing hormones to thyroid conditions and gastrointestinal health and more. Also, this is your health!

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8 Ways To Improve Your Productivity And Mental Health

Small Business CEO

During a pandemic, productivity and mental health may seem to function far apart from each other, but they actually work hand in hand. Although many are working from home, maintaining productivity may be even more difficult right now due to the state of our mental health.

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In Retirement, Olympic Gold-Medalist Michael Phelps Is a Mental Health Advocate


He has been transparent about his mental health struggles , including describing a crippling bout with depression in which he didn’t leave his room for four days. Mental health is an extremely complicated issue, and optimism is not a simple cause and effect.

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Health Care and Education Inflation

Small Business Labs

New Geography's The End of the Road for Eds and Meds argues that the health care and education industries are "at the end of their growth cycle." " I'm not as pessimistic about these industries - especially health care, where demographics favor continued growth. But what really caught my eye was the chart below highlighting the inflation rates for health care and tertiary education.

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Checking a Contract’s Health

Small Business CEO

Most of the world is morbidly preoccupied with health these days. Businesses too are worried about their own health in these uncertain times, and rightly so. But though people and businesses are being tested, I’ve not heard anyone recently speak about getting a contract health check.

Tips for Launching a Health E-Commerce Business in 2021

Small Business CEO

Many people have concerns regarding how COVID-19 spreads, who’s more susceptible to contracting it, and measures they can take to protect themselves and improve their health. … The post Tips for Launching a Health E-Commerce Business in 2021 appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

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Day in the life: Catherine Thomas, EA, Public Health Wales

Practically Perfect PA

The post Day in the life: Catherine Thomas, EA, Public Health Wales appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. What does your career path look like? I left school without a clue as to what I wanted to do when I grew up. Lady Diana had just accepted a proposal from Prince Charles – Lady Diane was a nursery nurse, so I thought that was an excellent career path.

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Social Isolation - Not Just Loneliness - a Health Risk Reduced by Coworking

Small Business Labs

But according to researchers at BYU's Social Connections and Health Institute , both loneliness and social isolation lead to increased risk of health problems and early mortality.    And if you're both isolated and lonely, your health risks are even greater.  Also, while we knew social isolation is problematic, we didn't know it can be as big a problem - at least health-wise - as loneliness. 

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Good Health and Productivity Go Together


The post Good Health and Productivity Go Together appeared first on Productivityist. Productivity Routines being productive energy exercise good habits Health sleepThere is no doubt there are many great applications out there to help you boost your productivity. And, in most cases, less time in your email inbox is a good thing. But t he most productive thing I do each day has nothing to do with traditional productivity.

Health Grows to 17.6% of U.S. Economy

Small Business Labs

If like us you're worried about health care spending, there's some good news and some bad news.  health spending grew just 4% in 2009 , the lowest growth rate in the 50 years the government has tracked this data.    The bad news is, due to the recession, health spending hit an all time record of 17.6%   Health spending was 16.6% health care costs.  health care spending will grow to nearly 20% of U.S.

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The Shift to Defined Contribution Health Care Plans

Small Business Labs

Like the defined benefit pension plan before it, the defined benefit health plan seems likely to be replaced by most employers with defined contribution plans.   A similar shift is happening with health care plans. Firms are increasingly dropping their traditional health insurance plans and replacing them with fixed payments to employees. These firms are providing their employees a health care stipend and access to private health care exchanges.

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Staying Healthy Whilst Studying Health Law

Brilliantly Better

If you’re soon to start a degree program in health law… The post Staying Healthy Whilst Studying Health Law appeared first on Dragos Roua. Health and FitnessYou might think that studying for a college degree related to healthcare will motivate you to stay fit and healthy, however, for many students, this isn’t always the case.

My Health Care Risk Shift Mistake

Small Business Labs

  Companies have shifted responsibility for retirement, career planning and health care to employees and government at all levels have reduced social support services.    Health care is a great example of this shift.    Consumer-driven health care  - where the consumer plays a key decision-making role regarding the health care they receive - has greatly expanded over the last decade and is widely forecast to continue to grow in importance. 

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5 Benefits of Starting a Green Health and Wellness Program in the Workplace

Eco-Office Gals

After seeing so many people bring in fast food bags at lunch time and drinking Cokes all throughout the day, are you a manager who is wondering if you should start a green health and wellness program at your workplace? Honestly, most people in this world do not have a masters in health administration ; therefore, they tend to make the choices that they do simply because they do not know any better. Guest Post education exercise health healthcare cost productivity

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Ep 119: Ruth Kilah on Prioritizing Your Health and Maximizing Productivity

Go Burrows

In this episode, Ruth and I discuss recognizing burnout, setting up and communicating boundaries with our executives, and how productivity improves when we slow down and prioritize our health and wellbeing.

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4 Health and Safety Tips for Small Construction Companies

Small Business CEO

Whether you have recently started your small construction company or have been well-established for some time, health and safety should always be a top priority. Not only can overlooking health and safety bring about disastrous consequences for you and your team, it could also get you into a lot of legal trouble, including fines that will quickly take a large chunk out of your profits. … Economy & Environment health and safety

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How to Ensure Your Retail Store is Health and Safety Compliant

Small Business CEO

Health and safety law extends to all enterprises, no matter how small they are. You are responsible for the health and safety of your retail store. … The post How to Ensure Your Retail Store is Health and Safety Compliant appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

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Ep 107: Deborah Mendes on Health and Wellness in the Workplace

Go Burrows

In this episode, Deborah shares her tips on managing constant interruptions, self-care, self-awareness, and health and wellness in the workplace. She has a digital platform with nature based education and solutions for optimal health and wellbeing.

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Do your employees benefit from permanent health insurance? Is your business at risk?

The Small Business Blog

Many employers provide employees with the valuable benefits offered by permanent health insurance (PHI). However, a recent case tested the question of whether or not there is an implied term in a contract of employment that an employee would not have their employment terminated as a means to remove entitlement to payments under a PHI… Read the full article here: Do your employees benefit from permanent health insurance? Business Advice business insurance health legal

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Do You Dream of Having a Lousy Business, Poor Health, and a Crappy Life?

Virtual Moxie

What I know for sure is that you''ll never get where you need to be by ruining your health or your relationships trying to make it happen. Jessica set up an appointment with me for some on-the-spot coaching to discuss how she manages her time. Among other things, we found that Jessica runs her practice on adrenaline (a post for another time).

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Health & Safety: Administrative Assistants

Laughing all the Way to Work

I have been an Administrative Assistant for almost 30 years and therefore I have experienced some of the downside of our profession from a health and safety perspective. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety have a site 1 with some helpful health and safety tips for office workers. Here is another health and safety article 2 from the Institute for Work & Health.

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How Can Technologies Prepare the World for the Next Health Crisis?

Small Business CEO

The current health crisis took the world by surprise. The level of disaster preparedness had been shallow, and, naturally, a public health system collapsed. Exoft has successfully completed a number of health-tech projects.…

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Key Differences between Health Insurance and Personal Accident Insurance

Small Business CEO

In exchange for a premium, your insurance can provide you and your loved ones’ health, hospitalization, and even death benefits. … The post Key Differences between Health Insurance and Personal Accident Insurance appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Finance health insurance insurances Personal Accident Insurance personal financeThe idea of getting into an accident is frightening, as well as the idea of having to leave your family behind in a worst-case scenario.

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Get Ready to Show Proof of Health Coverage in 2015

Small Business CEO

By now, you should know the law: As of last year, all Americans – both individuals and businesses – are required to carry health insurance coverage under the terms of the Affordable Health Care Act of 2010. If you don’t have at least the minimum amount of health coverage, you could face penalties on your 2014 tax bill. … Finance Legal aca affordable care act health coverage obamacare

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The Benefits of Simulation for Health Care Organisations

Small Business CEO

As more and more health care industries are embracing simulation as a part of their research, education, or refining of professional medical skills, many factors in this concern are eliciting various views regarding it.

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Who Speaks for Small Business on Health Care?

Small Business Labs

The WSJ's Business Groups Welcome Health Law Set Back  covers the recent ruling by a federal district judge that the Obama administration’s health-care law was unconstitutional. Supporting Obama Care is the Main Street Alliance , which interestingly enough is described in the article as "an organization founded in 2008 that focuses on supporting the health-care law." 

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Will Small Businesses Drop Employee Health Coverage in 2014?

Small Business Labs

We've looked at the new health care law and tried to understand and forecast what it means for small businesses.    The New York Times has an article covering McKinsey getting hammered over their analysis of the new health care law.  companies may drop their employee health insurance when provisions of the new health care law take effect in 2014.

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5 Top Tips to Keeping Your Small Business in Good Financial Health

Small Business CEO

Even charities and not for profits need to ensure good financial health, as any surplus after running costs can help further their cause. … The post 5 Top Tips to Keeping Your Small Business in Good Financial Health appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

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Marketing and Selling Your Own Health-Conscious eBook

Small Business CEO

This is great news if you are interested marketing and selling your own health-conscious ebooks or merchandise online. Consumers of all ages regularly purchase diet plans, health books and gym memberships to keep themselves fit. … Entrepreneurs Marketing ebook business ebook marketing ebooks health industryNo matter what anyone tells you, looking good and feeling good are always in vogue.

Good Q&A on the New Health Care Law & Small Business

Small Business Labs

Few people know much about the health care reform bill (officially the Affordable Care Act) that was passed last year.    The sections that have the biggest impact on small businesses don't go into effect unitl 2014, so there isn't a huge rush to learn more. But if you are interested, The National Association of Realtors has a great Q&A covering the topic in easy to follow language. 

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SMB CEOs: You Need More Than Just Health Insurance

Small Business CEO

There’s been a lot of talk about health insurance in America lately. It can be hard to think about other things when the state of health insurance seems so tenuous, but taking care of yourself doesn’t begin and end with health insurance. … Finance health insurance insurancesIs the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) staying ? Is it going? If it goes, what, if anything, will replace it, and when will those changes kick in? Will Congress ever make up its mind?

Government Health Insurance Entities Need Renovation to Counter Private Players

Small Business CEO

Health Insurance is one of the basic needs of an individual, critical to safeguarding short and long-term health contingencies in the midst of an ever-increasing rises in the cost of healthcare. Though health insurance has been a commodity provided by Governments at large, over the past decade, private health insurance has been playing an increasingly important role in the world.… … Economy & Environment health insurance healthcare

Infographic: Health and Safety

The Small Business Blog

Health and Safety might not always the most prominent thing that is on the mind of a small business owner but, as today’s infographic provided by the Forum of Private Business demonstrates, it really is something that they cannot afford to take lightly. Small businesses are responsible for looking after the health and safety requirements… Read the full article here: Infographic: Health and Safety on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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Getting Organized Helped Me Find Health and Lose 65+ Pounds

Stephanie LH Calahan

Main | Overwhelm Busters (my buddies share their best again) » Getting Organized Helped Me Find Health and Lose 65+ Pounds  A few weeks ago my colleague Janice Simon and I were chatting on Twitter about some of the changes that I have put into place in the last 1.5   You can check out the post here: Getting Organized Helped Me Find Health and Lose 65+ Pounds Let me know what you think of the post.  Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

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Infographic: Health Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Blog

Without entrepreneurs in the health sector, many important medicines and vaccines may never have been developed. Today’s infographic spotlights some of the entrepreneurs doing vital work in the health industry, ranging from… Read the full article here: Infographic: Health Entrepreneurs on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Infographics health infographic

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