Less than a quarter (22 per cent) of workplaces offer the cycle-to-work scheme, while just 5 per cent allow employees to exercise during their lunch break
Jaan Madan, Workplace Lead at Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England, shares five ways workplaces can ensure they are supporting their employees’ mental health and creating a mentally healthy workplace.
Three in ten (29%) say it’s easy to take time off for a physical illness within their organisation, but not for a mental illness
Hannah Parsons, Principal Associate Solicitor at DAS Law, explains what people need to know if they feel they are being treated unfairly at work because of their mental health.
Nearly half of all employees surveyed didn’t take a sick day in 2017, with one in five believing they would be perceived as weak if they did.
A recent UK study has revealed that as many as 9 in 10 Britons have gone into work when they’re unwell, with more than half of these admitting they did so as they were scared they would not be paid.
A growing body of research shows that absentee leadership, also called laissez-faire leadership, is not only harming teams, but can cause measurable loss in productivity and turnover for the company.
April is Stress Awareness Month which seeks to raise awareness of this growing problem. It’s also a good opportunity for employers to consider their role in helping reduce stress in the workplace.
Study affirms that being in a reliable work environment increases retention, productivity and employee wellbeing, while also promoting a better business culture
A new survey brings to light the attitudes of employees across Europe, sparking concern for business leaders. It shows that 33 per cent of UK workers have gone as far as looking for a new job due to frustrations around operational efficiency.
More than half of UK adults (53 per cent) believe that people are more aware of mental health conditions than they were five years ago
Young Carers’ Awareness Day marks a day when this often forgotten group get recognition, but RedArc wants employers and insurers to ensure they are not overlooked once they reach the workplace.
Over a third of the nation’s workers are suffering from mental health issues, with four in 10 (42.9 per cent) admitting that their job is a key contributor to these feelings.
How do you manage the stress levels and motivation of your employees? Maybe you buy your team a lavish lunch, or let them leave work 30 minutes early. But have you thought about the effect of bringing your beloved dog into the office?
When someone is absent from work, the remaining staff may take on the extra load. But when they come in to work sick, everyone is at risk of catching a cold – which is worse?