This week's news in brief
Stress awareness day
Employers are being urged to offer staff advice on stress on Wednesday 5 November - National Stress Awareness Day. Organised for the sixth year running by the International Stress Management Association, the theme this year is 'We can all do something about stress'. www.isma.org.uk/aware.htm
More than two-thirds of workers under the age of 35 are considering downsizing their job to achieve better work-life balance. A study by Prudential also found that nearly 1 million people aged between 35 and 54 are making 'serious plans' to downsize their work. www.prudential.co.uk
Commendation for PT
PersonnelToday.com was singled out for special commendation at last week's Association of Online Publishers (AOP) awards. The site was shortlisted in the integration of media category, with a special mention by the judges. This is the second honour for the site in 2003. Earlier this year, it was highly commended at the Periodical Publishers Association awards.