Presenteeism rates have tripled in a decade, with 86% of organisations saying they observe people coming into work when ill compared to 26% in 2010 – it’s a serious issue and one that employers need to address.
Employees call for radical new approach with almost half of workers (49 per cent) wanting a yoga and meditation room and exercise facilities (50 per cent) to help tackle workplace stress.
For International Stress Awareness Day, Hannah Parsons, a solicitor at DAS Law, takes a look at what the law says your employer needs to do about stress.
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?
Pensions auto-enrolment means that companies of all sizes should now be helping their staff to save for retirement.
According to a new report, employers shouldn’t neglect the mental health of their expatriate workforce, who can be more at risk from mental health issues.
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 significant number of companies are not providing dependants with the same access to health and protection benefits as they do for their employees that work abroad.
Firms believe they have a duty to offer benefits, but more than 300,000 SME staff don’t receive any benefits beyond pensions
New research from mental health charity Mind, has revealed that poor mental affects half of all employees, however, only half of those who had experienced stress, anxiety or low mood said they had talked to their employer about it.
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.