The Importance of Wellbeing in the Workplace – Event Summary

David Capper, CEO of Westfield Health talks about Active Work

A healthy workforce isn’t a ‘nice to have,’ it makes good business sense. The return on investment is tangible in terms of the correlation with improved productivity and reduced days off.

However, it’s up to business leaders like those attending the MD Club to take the lead on encouraging a healthier, happier and more motivated workforce. The shift that needs to happen will only occur, if it is driven by a change in culture and attitude so that your people have the means to stay well at work.   In short, if employers look after their workforces, their workforces will be motivated to look after themselves and your businesses.

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Gripple Ltd set to host ‘Innovation Workshop’ for city entrepreneurs

MD Club members Gripple are hosting a free event supported by Y Accellerator for Sheffield City Regions businesses and entrepreneurs.  Lead by Gripple’s Special Projects Manager Gorden Macrae the workshop will look at identifying and solving problems, explore oppurtunities, creating value and innovating by thinking out the box.

More information and registration can be found here

Council looking to engage with businesses in SCR

The Engineering & Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) are looking to engage with businesses in Sheffield City Region. They are running a workshop in Sheffield on 4th September to highlight funding opportunities. Deadline for sign up is 31/7/19, you can find out further information here

AMRC Digital Meets Manufacturing

The AMRC’s Digital Meets Manufacturing (DMM) campaign connects digital tech with manufacturers who want to maximise the benefits of Industry 4.0.

DMM aims are to develop the digital ecosystem required to enhance Sheffield City Region manufacturing and digital technologies through information, education, and connection events.  The AMRC will assist you on your digital journey and demonstrate how Industry 4.0 can drive innovation, increase your workforce skills and boost your business growth.

“Working with the AMRC was very beneficial and gave me peace of mind as we had one opportunity to get things right.”

David Flannery, Managing Director, ACS Stainless.

“For an SME to be able to access this technical level of knowledge to develop a project or resolve manufacturing issues is incredible.”

Ken Shackleton, Managing Director, The Cardboard Box Company

If you would like to adopt digital technologies, finding out more or registering your interest click here