Mental health and stress

Almost half of IT employees feel stressed out

Almost half (45%) of people working in IT feel stressed, as organisations try to tackle the increasing threat of cybercrime, ...

UK employers leading the way in offering mental health support

16 Apr 2018

UK employers are more likely to offer mental health support to their staff than their counterparts around the globe, according...

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Mental health in the workplace conference focuses on problems and solutions

5 Apr 2018

A recent conference brought together experts on mental health in the workplace to look at the growing evidence base on...

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Four in five office workers ‘burnt out’, claims report

4 Apr 2018

Four in five office workers feel burnt out, with the majority expecting their stress levels to increase further, according to...

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Depression, self-harm and suicidal thoughts in a teenage apprentice

3 Apr 2018

When a teenage apprentice posted suicidal thoughts on social media, his employer was alerted to the need for better communication...

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Laying the foundations for wellbeing technology at work

2 Apr 2018

The organisational culture and environment plays a critical role in supporting and sustaining effective use of wellbeing technology at work....

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Mental health ‘a priority’, say CEOs, yet only one in six has a clear strategy

28 Mar 2018

Nearly two-thirds (60%) of UK chief executives identify employee mental health as a priority, yet just one in six (16%)...

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‘Strong leaders’ needed to help employees cope with trauma

13 Mar 2018

Organisations need to have strong leaders who can offer compassion and psychological first aid to staff following a disaster in...

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GPs see 13.5% increase in fit notes for mental health issues

23 Feb 2018

Thousands more fit notes were issued by GPs in England in the second quarter of last year, including a 13.5%...

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Business must look to the future of health and wellbeing

22 Feb 2018

Employers should consider whether their health and wellbeing programmes will adequately meet the needs of the future workforce, including helping...

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Six in 10 employees experience workplace stress

15 Feb 2018

Almost six in 10 employees (59%) feel stressed because of their work, with those in finance, Government and healthcare under...

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Recovery time from workplace stress is key to developing resilience

5 Feb 2018

A lifestyle assessment tool used with Honda dealers has shown how individual employees recover from workplace stress, and helped boost...

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Employers need to take practical steps to tackle mental health issues

5 Feb 2018

There needs to be a shift towards taking practical steps to help employees with mental health issues, rather than simply...

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Office-based small business owners are putting health at risk

1 Feb 2018

Small business owners are putting their health at risk by spending too long “slumped” in front of their computers, the...

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Bullying and stress at work: occupational health case study of heavy goods driver

31 Jan 2018

An occupational health referral of a large goods vehicle driver suffering bullying and stress at work required the OH practitioner...

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