Healthy business blog

Welcome to the Healthy Business Blog. If you're looking for helpful information around wellness in the workplace and ensuring you're doing what's right by your business and your employees, then you're in the right place.

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April 2018

Research results 'Employment benefits in New Zealand'

New research commissioned by Southern Cross Health Society has revealed noticeable gaps between employers’ and employees’ opinions and experiences of employment benefits.

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February 2018

The 'Employee Experience' and how it contributes to your business success

The wellbeing of your employees, and the experience they have working for your organisation, is the most important factory in achieving your commercial goals.

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January 2018

How mindfulness can help your people to lead and inspire

Mindfulness Facilitator and ex Organisational Development Consultant Debbie Schultz was a keynote speaker at the 2017 Wellbeing Now conference in Auckland.

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December 2017

C-Prize 2017 winner

Uri-Go team has won Callaghan Innovation's challenge.

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November 2017

Wellbeing Now 2017 - Culture & Purpose Highlights

Take a look at the highlights from Southern Cross' second annual wellbeing conference Wellbeing Now.

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November 2017

C-Prize challenge sponsorship

Southern Cross Health Society is very please to have partnered with Callaghan Innovation for the "Wearables for living healthier" initiative.

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November 2017

Wellbeing Now 2017 - Culture & Purpose

Take a look at the speakers line-up from Southern Cross' second annual wellbeing conference Wellbeing Now.

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October 2017

Workplace wellbeing - three common challenges

Most workplaces are already doing lots of things to promote wellbeing, but these aren’t always co-ordinated. Changing culture takes time, and a planned approach is more effective than one-off events.

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October 2017

Meet our case studies

This year, at Wellbeing Now 2017, we’ll share the stories of 4 kiwi employers who have noticed marked improvements in workplace culture and purpose after introducing wellbeing initiatives.

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September 2017

5 minutes with Derek Handley

With less than 6 weeks to go until Wellbeing Now 2017 - Culture & purpose, we sat down with keynote speaker and inspirational Kiwi, Derek Handley.

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August 2017

Culture and Purpose

Many New Zealand businesses are highly motivated to achieve excellence in performance and employee wellbeing. But one of the hardest parts of the puzzle is understanding what organisational factors we need to support in order to get there.

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May 2017

Research results 'Wellness in the workplace'

Southern Cross Health Society and BusinessNZ survey results reveal a current picture of the workplace.

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June 2016

Research results 'Business performance'

The role of employer funded health insurance on business performance.

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October 2015

Research results 'Employer benefits' 

Employer benefits of subsidised health insurance.

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