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Make an Effort to Prioritise Mental Health at Work: Here’s Why
Make an Effort to Prioritise Mental Health at Work: Here’s Why
It's vital for your employees to feel comfortable and supported in sharing any worries or concerns they have regarding their health at work. Nevertheless, recent research found that this is hardly the case for UK workers - especially in the realm of mental health. 

In fact, while over 40 per cent of employees reported feeling comfortable with discussing their physical health conditions...

Preventing Presenteesim: How to Help  Employees Decrease Workplace Stress
Preventing Presenteesim: How to Help Employees Decrease Workplace Stress
Nearly 90 per cent of employees admitted to observing presenteeism (coming to work when physically or mentally unwell) in the workplace this past year—more than triple the rate since 2010, according to a recent survey conducted by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. The findings mirror a recent report from the Office for National Statistics, which found that the number of working...

How Championing Mental Health at Work Can Save You Money
How Championing Mental Health at Work Can Save You Money
At least 1 in 4 people will experience some kind of mental health problem each year, according to the Mental Health Foundation. The mental health crisis has come at a cost to UK businesses as well—research shows 70 million working days are lost each year due to mental health illness, costing employers £33 billion to £42 billion annually. 

By investing in mental health...

Mental Health Conditions Are on the Rise
Mental Health Conditions Are on the Rise
Mental health conditions—which include depression, anxiety and stress—have become far too common in the workplace, as 1 in 6 people experience a mental health problem in any given week, according to the NHS. In fact, 55 per cent of organisations reported that in 2017 the number of employees with mental health conditions increased, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development....

Up Against the Stress Epidemic: Your Well-being Initiatives are not Enough
Up Against the Stress Epidemic: Your Well-being Initiatives are not Enough
Britain is in the midst of a stress epidemic, as 82 per cent of people experience it at least once in an average week, according to the marketing researching company, OnePoll. What’s more, 49 per cent of all working days lost in 2016-17 were due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety. In an effort to address this systemic issue, many UK organisations have introduced well-being programmes....

Britain in Throes of Stress Epidemic
Britain in Throes of Stress Epidemic
Unfortunately, stress has become a common state of being in the United Kingdom, as 82 per cent of people experience it at least once throughout an average week, according to the marketing research company, OnePoll. One cause for this new 
‘norm’ can be attributed in part to the sense of obligation to always be available for work-related matters—even after hours. In fact, 59...

The 6 Things You Can Do to Improve Employees’ Mental Health
The 6 Things You Can Do to Improve Employees’ Mental Health
A staggering 89 per cent of employees feel uncomfortable discussing their mental health with their managers, according to a report from Business in the Community. 

That figure is especially troubling, as approximately 1 in 4 people in the United Kingdom experience a mental health problem each year, according to the NHS. This costs UK employers between £33 billion and £42...