The annual statistics for health and safety at work in Great Britain have been released. The figures cover work-related ill health, workplace injuries, working days lost, costs to Britain and enforcement action taken.
Adopting a more positive management style can help employees feel more engaged.
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Many employers want to tackle workplace stress or anxiety and depression more proactively, according to Blake Morgan’s Debra Gers.
Worries rise particularly as the clocks change and winter begins in earnest.
Simple things like having a fresh fruit bowl can persuade staff to choose healthy snacks, as opposed to sugary treats, says Vacherin’s Zoe Watts.
Nearly half (48%) of business leaders don’t feel their employees would confide in a colleague if they were struggling with their own mental well-being, research from insurer Legal & General shows – even though 84% said that mental health has personally impacted their performance at work. Encouragingly, 85% of those surveyed said that they had…
A new survey, to be published later this week, reveals a terrifying picture about the state of Young Professionals’ mental health and capacity to cope today.
Staff who need to take time off due to stress or mental health problems should be treated exactly the same as those who take sick leave for a physical health problem, says Emma Mamo, Head of Workplace Wellbeing at MIND.
To coincide with National Stress Awareness day on the 1st November 2017 All 4 Games announce the launch of their revolutionary relaxation and stress relieving app . Stress is one of the biggest health concerns in the world and is connected to seizures, high blood pressure and depression so All 4 Games wanted to deliver a proposition…
Alex Currie, head of HR at GoCompare, talks about his experiences with anxiety and how it has increased his commitment to an open discussion about mental health in the workplace.
Inadequate workplace lighting can impact mood, emotions and also result in health problems according to research undertaken by LUX365.
As a business psychologist straddling both academia and practice, presenteeism raises some important challenges. On a practical level, a common concern is the financial cost of presenteeism – highlighted by our recent UK study as costing businesses just over £4k per employee in lost productivity every year. On average employees spend 2.5 weeks a year…
The Thriving at Work report, a review commissioned by Theresa May, has helped shine a light on the importance of greater understanding of mental health problems the UK force are facing. Opinium Research’s recently announced Office Culture Report1 takes a deeper look into the views of workers and uncovers some of the reasons why, as…
Each year around ten million adults in the UK will experience mental ill health, meaning one in four of us will experience a mental health issue at some point in our lifetime. Poppy Jaman, CEO of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England, shares her thoughts on how employers can take a whole organisation approach to mental health.