Creating Happier Workplaces in Health

Happy workplaces lead to better health outcomes for patients and staff

Attend our March 2017 conference to hear from Healthcare organisations that have used techniques to increase the happiness within their workforce and therefore increase the value of the organisations’ work.

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Happy Workplaces Conference 2017


Since 2013 this annual case-study based conference has been pivotal in persuading hundreds of organisations to create happy workplaces.

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Happy Workplaces=Happy Customers=Happy Results

Documented first in 2011 in the book the ‘Happy Manifesto’, see details below,  there is now a growing volume of evidence that a happy workplace means an engaged workforce that is more productive and achieves better results.

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Make a difference

A lot of organisations  are committed to creating happy and great workplaces – learn about the approach they have taken
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Making it Happen

If you want to make it happen at your organisation there are are range of resources available to you including the Happy Workplace Programme

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Create happy and great workplaces

Imagine a workplace where people are energized and motivated by being in control of the work they do. Imagine they are trusted and given freedom, within clear guidelines, to decide how to achieve their results. Imagine they are able to get the life balance they want. Imagine they are valued according to the work they do, rather than the number of hours they spend at their desk.

Wouldn’t you want to work there? Wouldn’t it also be the place that would enable you to work at your best and most productive?

This website is all about creating a movement to turn every workplace into happy and great workplaces.

The Happy Manifesto, written by Henry Stewart, the founder of Happy,  is the definitive guide for anyone who wants to transform productivity, loyalty and innovation within their organizations. Learn how to create happy workplaces by reading this book and also by using the advice and guidance this website aims to provide you. Find out more about the book.

People work best when they feel good about themselves

Packed with examples and practical advice, The Happy Manifesto features ten core principles for creating happier, more engaging places to work. Click the button to learn more about the core principles

10 core principles
Henry's Blog

Henry's Blog

CEO and Founder of Happy

Henry shares his thoughts on key issues that impact the creation of happy and great workplaces. A great resource to spur new ideas.

12 ways in which Toyota create a great workplace

Last week I got the chance to visit Toyota, whose Toyota Production System has made it one of the most innovative companies on the planet. Here are my reflections on how they create a happy workplace.
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One day a month to think and innovate

Imagine one day every month having no meetings, no day-to-day tasks, no phones ringing and email turned off. Instead the day is to think, do and be innovative.
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Watch Henry’s online seminar – 13th October 2016

On 13th October 2016, Henry Stewart hosted a webinar about the secrets of creating a happy, productive workplaces - watch a recording here.
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Get your people to set their own targets

"We have found, for instance, that if you let people set their own targets, they set tougher targets and are more likely to achieve them," explains the GCHQ Head of IT.
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Next Jump: 11 tips for creating a great workplace

Next Jump numbers 70% of the Fortune 1000 among its clients and has sales of over $3 billion. And it has one of the most innovative cultures I have ever come across.
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Pre-Approval – what is it and why should you do it?

People work best when they are given freedom within clear guidelines. Learn how pre-approval can help your staff achieve their best.
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What makes a great manager?

A bad manager is the number one reason people leave their job, and a replacing a member of staff costs £30,000 per person. It's more important than ever to consider what makes a good leader and improve your management skills.
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Humanity over bureaucracy: New models of care, by Alieke Van Dijken

Alieke van Dijken of Buurtzorg explains how you too can get rid of bureaucracy and focus on what matters to your organisation by having no management staff.
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Five ways to improve staff wellbeing and productivity

Create more productive and profitable workplaces by improving general staff happiness and wellbeing - you can start straight away with these five tips.
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Twitter highlights from Happy Workplaces 2016

We had a fantastic day at the 2016 Happy Workplaces Conference, which took place at Bridewell Hall on 11th May. Thank you to everyone who joined us! Here are some of the highlights from the day on Twitter.
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Some recent posts

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Some of the presentations at recent conferences.

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Use the menu at the top to look at all forthcoming conferences, and also to explore the presentations made at previous events.

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Just some of the organisations from every sector that are committed to creating happy and great workplaces.

And this is a global movement too.

If you are ready then contact us to sign up.

Or if you still are not ready, look at the evidence that demonstrates why making this commitment will re-energise your team and your results.