Despite lack of initiatives, do UK companies recognise the importance of wellbeing strategies?
Tags: Stress management
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.
On Wednesday National Stress Awareness Day will be marked in the UK. Despite greater awareness of the problem and a wider range of treatments being available, the problem is still rife in the workplace and, a new study suggests, may even effect life expectancy.
ARUP’s Evan Davidge will be amongst those speaking at Symposium’s Workplace Wellbeing and Stress Forum 2015, now in its tenth year.
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…
Recognising the stress and mental health of your employees can be crucial to the productivity of your company. Identifying the signs early on and tackling this problem is imperative.
Workers aged 30-49 are facing a major health and wellbeing squeeze, which is directly affecting their workplace productivity.
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…
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)…
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