our values

what we're about

Our business was founded on these values and we live by them every day.

They're ingrained in our culture and run through every aspect of how we work.

advocates

we're advocates

we champion tech/life balance and set an example to the people we work with.

Learning

we're progressive

we partner with experts; our resources and advice can be trusted.

Our Value

Understanding

we're understanding

we recognise that every individual and business has a different relationship with tech.

passionate

we're passionate

we genuinely believe we can enable positive change, in a time when it's really needed.

Would you like to join us?

If you're the kind of person who is passionate about making a difference, likes to learn, champions tech/life balance and thrives on understanding individuals and businesses - we would love to hear from you.

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TESTIMONIALS

what are people saying

We truly believe in the benefits of techtimeout, but don’t just take our word for it.

Andy Lawrence

"The concept of being addicted to technology isn't something I'd particularly thought about previously. We all use tech in the office and we have innovated utilising technology across the business which has pushed us ahead of the curve for years. However techtimeout has given us a new appreciation of some of the negative impacts of technologies and how we can adapt our practices to be more mindful of these adverse effects."

Andy Lawrence

Managing Director, National Hometyre Group

Lisa Williams


"This is an incredibly important and needed service. Businesses need to prepare now for the adverse impact of the digital overload their employees have been and will continue to experience.

The guidance that techtimeout provides makes it easy for businesses to put the right support in place for employees."

Lisa Williams BSc (hons) and DClinPsy

Lead Clinical Psychologist, The Autism Service

Amy Bould

"We’re in the PR & communications business. In today’s digital world that means we inevitably spend a lot of time on tech. The health and well-being of our team is paramount. They know they can take a break, go for a walk, take time out any time of the day but we know all companies aren’t like us. That’s why techtimeout is such a fantastic initiative – by encouraging leaders to engage with staff on the issue of mental health and wellness it has put the issue on the national business agenda."

Amy Bould

Be Bold Media

Helen Rawnsey

"It's very easy for the act of making time away from the screen to slip down the priority list, so the techtimeout campaign came at a great time in a year where the divide between work and home life has got increasingly blurry. It was great to intentionally get out for a walk at lunchtime and leave my phone at home, and I noticed how much more recharged I felt for the rest of the day. This is definitely something that I would like to keep up!"

Helen Rawnsey

Birmingham St Marys Hospice

Kerry Mitchell

"Working from home can be all tech consuming, with having no colleagues to chat to in the break out area I feel I have been taking my phone to my kitchen to tweet, or send a quick message.

techtimeout enabled me to be more disciplined and encouraged me to step away from everything tech-related. I felt more refreshed for having a break. A really good self-care tool I will be applying to my working day! "

Kerry Mitchell

Wellbeing Manager, Paycare

Chris Howey

"In a world where a phone, tablet, computer, games consoles and all the other screens we see daily are prolific, it’s important to step back and appreciate that they're only machines. The initiative by techtimeout was an important idea to me to ensure I help my daughter grow up with a healthy relationship with technology, not just being glued to the thing like I find myself far too often."

Chris Howey

Tantec

Cllr. Graham Breeze

"The majority of our employees are being forced to work remotely due to the Coronavirus Pandemic and are more reliant than ever on using technology to stay in touch. Their wellbeing is of great concern to us. We encouraged our staff to take 10 minutes away from their laptops, to go for a lunchtime walk, or a walk before or after work as part of techtimeout tuesday."

Cllr. Graham Breeze

Powys County Council

J&PR

"The techtimeout10 challenge made a huge difference to the team. We all made the effort to turn off and go outside or do something we loved, and we shared what we were doing with each other - everyone had smiles on their faces and it was great for me as a manager to know that my staff were taking some time out for themselves and stepping away from their screens"

Rhea Alton

Managing Director, J&PR

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