Wellness

August 19, 2021
Make self-care a priority

Make self-care a priority

We all experience periods in life that contribute to increased stress levels and anxiousness. Be it exams, a work deadline looming, moments of uncertainty, crisis, or big life events.  However, it is how we cope through life’s ups and downs that is important. Maintaining good wellbeing is a crucial aspect of living that can help us endure and cope with periods of stress instead of floundering or struggling to cope effectively.
July 27, 2021

Struggling to Switch off?

The summer season is well and truly upon us and many of us will be planning our all-important time off - spending time at home, catching up on life admin or on a staycation. However, with the lines between work and home now blurred, it can be even more difficult to switch off completely and enjoy a few days of well-deserved rest.
June 28, 2021
Beyond Accounting: Mental Fitness

Beyond Accounting: Mental Fitness Conference Highlights

Catch some of the top moments with our prestigious speakers at the recent CAW Network USA Beyond Accounting: Mental Fitness conference.
May 27, 2021

Does the future of work put you first?

SAICA embraces the call on the accountancy profession to focus increasingly on people. A people-centric profession will ensure that employees are able to bring their best and authentic selves to the work environment.
May 7, 2021

Four ways Chartered Accountants can boost mental wellbeing in the workplace

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Week, CAW had a virtual sit down with Mental Fitness champion Jonny Jacobs. Often, mental health is not a subject that finance professionals talk about, but it is now time for this to change. In this article Jonny details the steps you can take to shine a spotlight on this topic in your business, whilst also outlining steps which you can take to help both yours and others’ mental wellbeing. 
April 27, 2021

Gain an hour a day and take back your life

Seneca said: “People are frugal in guarding their personal property; but as soon as comes to squandering time, they are true most wasteful of the one thing in which it is right to be stingy.”
April 27, 2021

Habits to boost your productivity

As unbelievable as it may be, we are well into 2021 and it doesn’t seem like life is going to slow down any time soon. But what if your new year’s goal was to try to reduce your stress this year, asks Helene Vermaak, business director at corporate cultural experts The Human Edge 
March 15, 2021
remote working

Remote working part 3: the lack of ‘real life’

Whilst some have thrived on the flexibility of remote working, many have not had the same experience. This is, of course, a huge subject but through my work with finance professionals over the past few months, I’ve found that during this latest lockdown even the most confident people are starting to have doubts creeping in.
March 3, 2021
Mental Health

Businesses need meaningful benefits to battle mental health emergency

In 2019/20, stress, depression and anxiety accounted for 51% of work-related ill health cases, according to new HSE research.
January 8, 2021

Jonny Jacobs CA on keeping your balance

The great lockdown is not just an economic problem – it could also be a mental health one. Jonny Jacobs CA talks through what you can do to keep your mind fighting fit.