Supporting the health and wellbeing of current and former bank employees
We’re here to help bank employees and their families across the UK. We do this by providing advice, information, expert support and, in some cases, financial help.
When I called them, me and my son were staying in a friend’s spare room. I’d recently left my partner, my son’s father, who had been abusive towards me for years.
Leaving him was really tough. It was a difficult decision, I was scared, and I had to leave our home without any savings to rent a new place.
What is ‘COVID-Somnia’ and how can you manage it?
‘COVID-Somnia’ refers to the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic which has made getting a good night’s rest significantly harder. Over time, poor sleep quality can have a negative impact on our wellbeing, effecting our energy, focus and ability to function, making us more susceptible to illnesses.
The good news is, there are healthy sleep habits that we can introduce to our routine to help us get some well-deserved rest, and in turn, protect our physical and mental wellbeing. So, what can we do to manage ‘COVID-Somnia’?
Helping employees achieve better work-life balance
Our wellbeing workplace blog, the Wellbeing Pulse, looks at how the pandemic workday is taking a toll on the wellbeing of your people. We explore the impact of remote working on work-life balance and what it means for employers.
Check your stress levels
Our tool lets you find out if stress is having a negative effect on you.
We ask questions health professionals use to check for anxiety and depression, the most common outcomes of prolonged stress.
Once you finish, we’ll give you your results and some personalized advice to help you take action.
How to manage health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic
If you’re feeling anxious about the current situation and how it could impact your health, use this guide to discover simple things you can do to put your mind at ease.
Kooth provide a free, safe, and anonymous online counselling and wellbeing support service for young people aged 11-18.
This includes 24-hour access to one-to-one chat sessions with a qualified counsellor via drop-in or booked live text-based counselling sessions. Access to live peer-to-peer moderated forums, self-help articles and tools including mood tracking and goal setting, as well as links to further support.
How BWC supports the banking community
Advice and information
Our advisers work across a range of areas and have extensive experience of supporting working-age people, families and retirees.Find out more
We partner with some of the UK’s leading organizations to provide you with specialist support, and we’ll work with you to find the best solution.Find out more
We may be able to provide you with financial support with general living expenses and long-term costs such as disability aids or home adaptations.Find out more
We offer a range of tailored services and products to help banks support their employees’ health and wellbeing.Find out more