The What Works Centre for Wellbeing was announced by our interim Chair Lord Gus O’Donnell on 29th October 2014 at two events, in London and Bristol.  Here are the video of the speakers from the London part of the day with sessions from:

  • Lord O’Donnell chair of the centre’s development group
  • BIS Minister Jo Swinson
  • BT’s Group Director Wellbeing Dr Paul Litchfield
  • Professor Kevin Fenton from Pubilc Health England
  • Government’s National What Works Advisor Dr David Halpern
  • Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council Professor Jane Elliot

Also published for the London part of the event on the 29th was BIS research into the drivers of workplace wellbeing and its links with business performance and the ESRC specifications for the Centre’s evidence programme.

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Announcement of the What Works Centre for Wellbeing Lord Gus O’Donnell, Chair of development group for the Centre [wpvideo 8cdTSCyC]

Employee wellbeing and productivity  Jo Swinson, Minister for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs [wpvideo VzEaPB58]

Wellbeing – A company approach  Dr Paul Litchfield, Group Director Wellbeing, BT  [wpvideo z0FfLKA5]

Wellbeing and public health  Prof Kevin Fenton, National Director Health and Wellbeing, Public Health England  [wpvideo yqcdjOcj]

What works centres  Dr David Halpern, What Works National Advisor  [wpvideo KhqzpYO5]

Getting impact from research Prof Jane Elliott, Chief Executive Economic Social Research Council [wpvideo 2SQvpS8M]