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Understanding loneliness webinar

Marmalade Trust has created an interactive and educational webinar, designed to develop a better understanding of loneliness within your organisation, its causes and how to manage it.

Why we run this webinar

We are a well-established and leading loneliness charity in the UK. As experts in our field we are passionate about sharing our knowledge to help others.

It may be starting a new job, moving to a new city, becoming a parent, or a bereavement that triggers the feelings of loneliness. It is nothing to be ashamed of and yet there remains so much stigma surrounding it.


We have a normalising approach to viewing loneliness. Loneliness is just a natural human emotion - and one we are all likely to experience at points throughout our lives. We are human beings; we need social contact. We need to stop stigmatising loneliness and begin to understand it. 


Back in 2017, the Campaign to End Loneliness published that loneliness at work costs UK employers £2.5 billion every year. Five years and one pandemic later -  we can only imagine the cost to UK employers now. 


By raising awareness of loneliness within your organisation with this webinar, we hope to help your employees understand what loneliness is, how it can be managed and ultimately help to reduce feelings of loneliness in the workplace and beyond.

What does it cover?

This webinar provides an excellent level of understanding of loneliness. You’ll learn about the different types of loneliness, key life indicators for loneliness, how to talk about it, the impact of loneliness on our health and wellbeing, as well as tips and strategies to help yourself and others manage it.
The webinar includes a brief introduction to Marmalade Trust, a section about loneliness, the impact of loneliness, how to address loneliness and a 15 minute Q&A session at the end.

Who we've worked with

Launched in May 2022, so far we have supported 582 attendees across 11 well known organisations. With the shared session recordings, we have potentially reached upwards of 44,520 employees.

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Key information.

Delivery format

A live, virtual, interactive presentation. The content is highly informative and there’s time for reflection and Q&A. We deliver this webinar for you. It’s presented by long-time supporter of Marmalade Trust and accredited facilitator and training provider: Paul Kelly. 



1 hour (45 minute presentation, 15 minutes Q&A) 


Who’s it suitable for?

Everyone in your organisation, from interns to CEOs.

Is the session recorded?

It’s not essential but we’d recommend it. Most organisations choose to take a recording, so that it can be shared to maximise the understanding of loneliness across their organisation.

When is it?

We work with you to find the best date for your organisation and offer webinars year-round.


How much does it cost?

Cost is dependent on the size of your organisation. There are 3 cost tiers:

  • 0-50 employees

  • 50-100 employees

  • 100+ employees

We'll talk you through the cost options in person.

What are the session outcomes?

Attendees will be able to identify loneliness in themselves and others; feel more confident to talk to someone about it; and be more likely to take action to develop existing social connections or form new ones.

100% increased understanding 

All attendees state that the content from the webinar has improved their understanding of loneliness.
66% of attendees say the content ‘significantly improved’ their understanding of loneliness.

Quotes from attendees.

“Brilliant webinar, and informative, fantastic delivery. Was great to get an Understanding of the different types of loneliness and age groups affected and the distinctions between loneliness and social isolation”.
“I learned a lot of new information and I liked that it was interactive”.
“Paul Kelly’s presentation is excellent”.
“Taking the time to listen and think about this topic - it seems timely, both personally, and societally”.
“The gentle pace and delivery of the presentation gave space to absorb what was being said and to really think about it. Very thought-provoking”.
“Excellent session, time well spent”.


If you are interested in our webinar for your organisation we’d love to hear from you.

Send an email to our training manager, Paul Kelly, to express your interest and he’ll get back in touch with you to discuss your requirements in more detail. 

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