WELLBEING AT EDUCATION CUBED

WELLBEING AT EDUCATION CUBED

Wellness at Education Cubed

What is World Wellbeing Week?

This week is the fifth annual World Wellbeing Week, this awareness week celebrates all areas of wellbeing from meaningful and purposeful work, to financial security as well as physical mental and emotional health.

Why we believe in wellbeing at work

  • Health and Happiness: Reduces illnesses and injuries, mitigates stress and anxiety.
  • Positive Workplace Culture: Encourages collaboration and positive relationships, boosts overall morale.
  • Productivity and Performance: Enhances focus and energy, improves job satisfaction and work quality.
  • Retention and Loyalty: Lowers employee turnover, Increases loyalty to the company.
  • Attracting Talent: Enhances employer branding, provides a competitive edge.

How do we get involved?

Our team’s wellbeing is at the heart of the company. We work hard to do everything possible to support them and work in an environment that promotes wellbeing. Initiated and led by CEO of the Year, Jo Redfern Evans, Cubed has an in-house wellbeing committee comprised of members from every team within the company. They lead and organise a multitude of initiatives, including:

  • Quarterly anonymous surveys, which include questions such as ‘What makes you happy at work?’
  • Office yoga
  • Cubed Roundtable discussions – these talks centre around diversity, aiming to develop open conversation amongst the team
  • Monthly Bake-Off and Quiz
  • Fortnightly themed Lunch Clubs
  • Quarterly all-team events (including a Christmas Trip away!)

We recognise the importance of prioritising the health and wellbeing of our team and offer wellbeing initiatives to enable employees to access internal and external support services, including a company-wide employee healthcare plan and an in-house team of mental health first aiders. Our in-house Mental Health First Aiders have completed a Mental Health First Aid course with MHFA England, covering many forms of mental and physical health issues. So, for any of our staff feeling down, stressed, or even just in need of a listening ear, there are trained colleagues available online or in the office, ready for a friendly chat. In addition to offering specific wellbeing benefits, we are dedicated to creating a happy workplace environment through other means:

  • Charity workdays and fundraising
  • Flexible working hours
  • Optional work from home days
  • Bonus structure
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Birthdays off
  • Daily office amenities: including fresh fruit and essential sanitary supplies
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption support

What our team thinks

“Cubed is unique in how every colleague is valued, respected and – most importantly – included. It is values like these that keep our clients – and staff – with Cubed.” Alex Tuck – Account Manager, Education Cubed

“Education Cubed isn’t just a work force, it’s a community. A community bursting with talent, positive energy and passion for what we do. I’m really proud to be a part of its ever-climbing journey.Samantha Wassif – Marketing and Design Manager

“I love the sense of togetherness at Cubed. We’re all in it together, producing innovative, thoughtful campaigns for our clients. There is also a real opportunity for personal growth and creativity too.” Sam Loram – Head of Planning

By continuously prioritising the health and happiness of our staff, we create a supportive and dynamic community that is reflected in the quality of our work and the satisfaction of our clients. As we celebrate World Wellbeing Week, we reaffirm our commitment to nurturing a workplace where everyone feels valued, respected, and inspired.

To summarise, a few words from our CEO, Jo Redfern-Evans:

“We are a digital advertising business – and people are our best and only asset. When I am asked why we have been successful and what sets us apart – that’s my answer. It’s the people – recruiting well and making sure that our team enjoy their work, feel valued, listened to and supported.”

Samatha Owen - Education Cubed

SAMANTHA WASSIF

Marketing and Design Manager

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