Tags: Stress management

Andy Bowness: What impact can wellness programmes have on staff retention?

When it comes to staff retention, promoting employee wellbeing should never be underestimated by business leaders. When you break it down, wellbeing at its simplest level is about personal happiness. It stands to reason that employees who feel good and live healthily are likely to be your longest standing and most productive team members.  Invest in their health and you invest in your business.

New report claims most people have experienced workplace bullying

New research has revealed that almost six in ten people have witnessed or suffered bullying in the workplace and more than two thirds of workers who witnessed bullying said their colleague was subjected to a sustained period of harassment with over half seeing workmates sworn at. The survey of 2,000 men and women working in…

Theresa Dent-Gater, Croydon Council: Developing stress management strategies that work – and measuring the outcomes

I am thinking about the stress management strategies that have worked for us at Croydon Council as I am currently preparing for the presentation that I will give at the Workplace Wellbeing and Stress conference in November. Pressure is part of everyday life. It is when that pressure is constant and becomes more than we can cope with…

Nearly half of workers feel that stress is regarded as a sign of weakness

New statistics from the mental health charity Mind released today (4 October) suggest that stressed workers are suffering in silence and employers aren’t doing enough to tackle stress.  45 per cent of workers polled by the charity said that staff are expected to cope without mentioning stress at work and a third (31 per cent)…

Special 10% discount to attend the Manage Stress in the Workplace training event

As part of the Mental Health Awareness Week,  Symposium Events is offering a 10% discount on their “Manage Stress in the Workplace”training event. To claim the discount enter Podcast17 in coupon code box on the shopping cart when booking. More information on this event can be found at symposium-training.co.uk