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Building Team Spirit

In a post lockdown world, workplaces and teams are still adjusting to a new blended way of working.  A lot of team members have found it difficult to readjust into a workplace environment.  Team building sessions are the obvious way to address this, and to well, build the team again. We have also seen significant evidence of a decline in workers mental health.  This isn’t a new thing, but the situation has deteriorated.
  • According to published reports, 1 in nearly 7 people experience mental health problems in the workplace.
  • 7% of sickness absence days in the UK can be attributed to mental health conditions
Taking teams out of the office can be very beneficial, but also costly to the company, and disruptive to the work environment. By bringing a pop up board game café into a workplace, we can offer an in house solution to the problem.  By encouraging employees to play table top games together you can expect
  • Increased employee morale
  • Improved problem-solving skills
  • Increased innovation
  • Less burnout
  • Improvements in collaborative working
  • Better communication.
In addition to improved productivity and morale, there are proven health benefits from table top gaming. A 20 year long study in southwestern France showed people who engaged in table top gaming had a 15% lower risk of developing dementia. Gaming is a positive distraction, giving screen free time. Playing games releases endorphins the, feel good hormone, and laughing to a game reduces cortisol in your body, helping to ease stress and anxiety. By providing this alongside a nutritious food option, things the team would probably not bring in for themselves, will also  contribute to employee well-being and productivity.

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