‘Anxious Achievers’: high-performing individuals who keep mental ill health close to their chests.
A new global survey of 3,400 members of Generation Z reveals them as the self-proclaimed hardest-working, anxiously optimistic workforce of the future. Read more in our story.
Employers can’t bury their heads in the sand about unique challenges young people face with mental health
It’s crucial that businesses understand the unique challenges young people face and tailor support accordingly, or risk neglecting this demographic, according to The Health Insurance Group.
When we think about stress we think about our brain. For the curious amongst us, notions of anxiety and fear may conjure up images of neuroscientists sketching out the ‘fight of flight’ part of the brain, where these emotions manifest. Understanding this functioning is important, especially for those of us who want to improve our ability to think clearly and effectively.
A third (33 percent) of UK workers cite office politics when asked to consider why unhappiness in the workplace arises.
Sir Nigel Knowles global co-chairman of DLA Piper talks gender equality and restoring faith in business
Sir Nigel Knowles is Global Co-Chairman of DLA Piper. Sir Nigel has been the driving force behind the company’s remarkable growth, taking the firm from its UK regional origins to the global business it is today. HRreview met up with him at last month’s Balanced Business Forum to talk about a wide range of issues from gender equality to dealing with mental health issues in the workplace. We also discussed how business and government can win back each other’s trust in the aftermath of the financial crisis.
Mental illness among workers is on the increase a survey of employers has discovered. The 2015 Absence Management survey conducted by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) found that heavy workloads, management style and difficult relationships with colleagues were the principle contributing factors to the rise in stress and anxiety levels.
Half of all employees (50%) say that they have never been asked about stress, anxiety and depression at work, according to new research from Bupa released this Mental Health Awareness Week.
It can take up to 10 years for a person suffering from mental ill-health to receive treatment, according to new research from the OECD. Intervening early could keep more people in work.
Over a third (36%) of employees in the UK start the week on Monday morning feeling tired despite the weekend break, according to a new survey of 763 people by Canada Life Group Insurance. More than one in ten (12%) describe themselves as feeling depressed, while 20% are stressed or anxious. Employee satisfaction could be…
Experience is showing that people with mental health issues are in need of help with workplace problems, according to an employment lawyer. Karen Jackson, solicitor and managing partner at law employment boutique didlaw, has claimed that little progress has been made on the issue of disability discrimination due to the fact that employers are still…