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Event Cornwall

peopleCompany ethos or mission statement:

Our purpose is to enable others to achieve their event ambitions and we do that through 5 strands of work:

Event Delivery, Event Strategy, Education & Training, Organisation Development and Event Services.

A brief summary of why you have become a healthy workplace:

Having a healthy and productive workforce is important to Event Cornwall, and we recognise that the key to survival and success is the most important asset, the staff!

Have you achieved a Healthy Workplace award already?

Yes, we achieved the silver award in 2011.

Recent Health & Wellbeing activities on offer:

Race for life , Team socials, Stress Awareness session , Active Christmas social, Team dog! 

Building activities into our events programme such as Guerilla Gardening (Falmouth Spring Festival), Beach Party (Agile on the Beach) and Be Active Truro festival 

Volunteering opportunities for staff to develop skills and cultivate wider experience

Plans/ Aims for next year:

Continue to hold the team socials throughout the year Communicate Healthy Workplace opportunity through team updates

  • Submit or Join a team for the Beach Olympics
  • Join the Get Active Challenge pedometer challenge –via joining another already existing team if possible.
  • All team members to identify a healthy workplace initiative to take up and commit to and submit a photo for the Healthy Workplace portfolio.
  • Continue to include healthy activities within our events programme including the Torch Relay, Zumba Zestival, and Be Active Truro.
event employees
Healthy Workplace is a fantastic initiative that gives employees the opportunity to prioritise their well being in a what can be a highly pressured environment."

"The team socials are great for stress relief and developing our relationship as a team but also reminds us that we are a group of unique individuals that work together to make our events happen.

- Staff
Sickness Absence

Depending on the context, workers who are off work for between 4 - 12 weeks have a 10-40% risk of being off work at one year

Cancer Support in the Workplace - Dec 2013

Almost one person in five with cancer who was employed full time when they were diagnosed felt that their employer could have done more to understand their needs and circumstances, a poll by insurer Unum and Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres found.  Better communication was the key, it added.  ( Occupational Health, December 2013)

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