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Working long hours 'linked to depression': overtime-depression_166x138_200332294-001

Working long hours 'linked to depression'

Working eleven hours a day can lead to severe depression, Metro has today reported. According to the newspaper, staff who put in 11 or more hours a day at the office are twice as likely to suffer a severe bout of depression than those working just eight.

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Rotherham Council has backed a multi million pound project: visions-of-china-feature

Rotherham Council has backed a multi million pound project

The Council's Cabinet has selected the preferred developers for the fomer Pithouse West colliery site, located to the north of Rother Valley Country Park.

The Source Skills Academy has secured  funding to support businesses and sole traders in Yorkshire: The Source Skills Academy

The Source Skills Academy has secured funding to support businesses and sole traders in Yorkshire

Businesses can access a 50% contribution towards an exclusive programme designed by Retail Expert and TV host Mary Portas - "The Mary Portas guide to successful retailing - An inspirational programme for shop owners/managers."

Tips for Raising Finance from your Bank: APPROVED_loanJPG

Tips for Raising Finance from your Bank

There is a belief in the business community that banks are not lending to businesses, but banks are keen to emphasise that they are very much open for business to lend to small and medium-sized enterprises.

Government appoints Careline services to deliver Business Link helpline: new_phone_line

Government appoints Careline services to deliver Business Link helpline

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has appointed Careline Services, in partnership with the Business and Enterprise Group, to provide its new Business Link helpline


The BeingBetter project are proud to boast established links with a host of organisations within the borough that can support employers in a wide range of areas but with a focus on health and wealth well-being in the workplace:

Reshape Rotherham: ReshapeRotherham

Reshape Rotherham

Reshape Rotherham is a course aimed at improving diet and lifestyle.

Inter Shape Fitness Studios: intershape

Inter Shape Fitness Studios

Inter Shape Fitness Studios

TR Sports: TR Sports

TR Sports

Part of Thomas Rotherham College, TR Sports provides value for money fitness for people of all ages and levels of fitness.

Mind Your Own Business: MYOB_logo_cmyk

Mind Your Own Business

This is a new service for Rotherham Employers that is absolutely free and will help you to recognise and reduce stress and mental ill health within your workplace.

The Source - Rotherham & Meadowhall: The Source Skills Academy

The Source - Rotherham & Meadowhall

The Source Provides various training courses in retail, first aid, health and safety and security to name a few! Gym facilities and conference rooms are available for hire.

Smoke Free: logo-smokefree

Smoke Free

Smokefree Rotherham is a partnership between the statutory, non statutory and voluntary sectors with the aim of reducing smoking prevalence.

Voluntary Action Rotherham (VAR): VAR

Voluntary Action Rotherham (VAR)

Voluntary Action Rotherham is the lead body for supporting, developing and promoting the voluntary and community sector in the Rotherham borough.

Laser Credit Union: Laser Credit Union

Laser Credit Union

A loans and savings co-operative for people who live in the Rotherham Borough.

Rothersave Credit Union: rothersave

Rothersave Credit Union

Rothersave Credit Union was established in April 1998 and provides a financial service for anyone who lives or works within the boundary of Rotherham in South Yorkshire.

The Money Advice Service: Money_advice_service

The Money Advice Service

From Monday 4 April 2011, the Consumer Financial Education Body (CfEB) becomes the Money Advice Service, a new independent advice organisation here to help everyone manage their money better.

Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce: chamber_logo

Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce is an independent company owned and run by its members.

Rotherham Investment & Development Office (RiDO): RiDo

Rotherham Investment & Development Office (RiDO)

Provides support whether you are a new business starting up, an existing Rotherham business looking to expand, or inward investors from outside the borough considering an operation in Rotherham.

Business Link: BusinessLink_logo

Business Link

Business Link is a government-funded service designed to promote enterprise.Whether you are already running or growing a business or just starting out, Business Link can help.

The Junction: junction-logo

The Junction

The Junction was established with the sole aim of helping Rotherham employers maximise the full potential of their business. The Junction provides a FREE brokerage service for employers.

Corporate Web Solutions: logo

Corporate Web Solutions

Sheffield web design company Corporate Web Solutions design, develop and promote hundreds of websites for clients in the UK.

Action 4 Business: A4B

Action 4 Business

Action 4 Business is a specialist business consultancy working with companies of all sizes.We work with owners and Directors to provide meaningful solutions for their operational and financial needs.

Wheels to Work: W2W-Logo

Wheels to Work

Need wheels to get to work, training or college? We've got them

Active Regen: active-regen

Active Regen

Active Regen aims to improve the lives of people in South Yorkshire principally through sport and physical activity.

DC Leisure: dc_leisure

DC Leisure

DC Leisure (DCL) specialises in the development and management of leisure facilities in partnership with local authorities throughout the UK.

Rotherham NHS Health Trainers: NHS

Rotherham NHS Health Trainers

Rotherham NHS Health Trainers is an innovative free service to support you to improve your health.

Phoenix Enterprises: phoenix_logo

Phoenix Enterprises

Increasing employment and reducing social exclusion is the task which lies at the heart of Phoenix Enterprises.

Job Centre Plus: JCP_Logo

Job Centre Plus

Online jobs database

Ministry of Food: ministry-logo

Ministry of Food

The Ministry of Food project was launched by Jamie Oliver in 2008 and as a result the Ministry of Food centre was set up in All Saints Square to provide cookery classes for local people.

Rotherham Advice and Information Network (RAIN): RAIN

Rotherham Advice and Information Network (RAIN)

Rotherham Advice and Information Network (RAIN) aims to provide the public with signposting information about advice and advocacy services.

Let's Get Healthy: lets get healthy

Let's Get Healthy

Lets Get Healthy is an organisation that makes taking the first steps to health simple for everyone.

South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive: sypte_logo

South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive

Don't let transport problems be a barrier in your workplace.

Pennine Health & Safety: Pennine-Brand-Master

Pennine Health & Safety

Advice Management Training

HMRC: PF-hmrc-logo_1379417c


HMRC are here to ensure the correct tax is paid at the right time, whether this relates to payment of taxes received by the department or entitlement to benefits paid.

Lindsay Allison: logo

Lindsay Allison

Lindsay Allison is a qualified Homeopath who helps people overcome their problems/illnesses.

Team Challenges

Walking the Length of Hadrian's Wall: hadrian's wall

Walking the Length of Hadrian's Wall

Our 2nd challenge is to walk the length of Hadrian's Wall in 2 weeks.

The Meadowhall Challenge: meadowhall

The Meadowhall Challenge

We aim to walk 897,600 steps (equalivalent to 100 Laps) which is 170 miles of Meadowhall Shopping Centre in 22 days!

Conquering the Eiffel Tower, 10 times in a day!: eiffel-tower-431x300

Conquering the Eiffel Tower, 10 times in a day!

For our third team challenge we're going to walk up and down the Eiffel Tower, 10 times in one day.

Climbing Mount Everest (in steps): mount-everest-1

Climbing Mount Everest (in steps)

The first challenge we set ourselves was to conquer the giant that is Mount Everest while still balancing a full week of work.

Upcoming Events

NHS Rotherham Events (Stop Smoking Help): 8e00704e-b469-4671-815f-9450f7fe301d

NHS Rotherham Events (Stop Smoking Help)

Some people prefer one-to-one help. You can walk into one of the service's drop-in centres or book an appointment in advance.

Mind Your Own Business Training Dates 2011/12: MYOB_logo_cmyk

Mind Your Own Business Training Dates 2011/12

Please see the attached flyer for forthcoming dates for the Mental Health First Aid and Managing Mental Health training courses


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