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Heritage and wellbeing: state of the evidence

Today we publish the scoping review on heritage and wellbeing, from the community wellbeing evidence programme. It looked at 75 papers and reports on the impact of heritage places, interventions, and assets - things like historic objects, monuments or...

Measuring the impact of Employee Assistance Programmes

This week’s guest blog comes from Neil Mountford, Chair of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association. Together with the Work Foundation they have developed a tool that gives employers evidence of the financial benefits of Employee Assistance...

How does UK wellbeing compare to other countries?

This week the ONS published a comparative look at how the UK, as a whole, is doing. They compared it against the performance of other countries in the European Union and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). They look at...

Understanding Wellbeing funding call

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