Mental health and stress

Two-thirds don’t offer specific mental health support for workers abroad

Just a third of businesses with staff who work abroad have a specific mental health policy in place, a survey...

Nearly a third of employers report rise in time off for mental health

10 Aug 2018

Almost one in three businesses have seen an increase in the number of employees taking time off to cope with...

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Staff contradict employers to state finance is biggest concern

3 Aug 2018

Financial wellbeing is employees’ biggest overall concern, research has found – although their employers suggest other issues, such as work-life...

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Supporting employees with bipolar disorder

3 Aug 2018

What is the experience of OH practitioners when trying to give advice on managing employees with bipolar disorder? And what...

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Nearly half of employees do nothing to tackle work-related stress

27 Jul 2018

Almost half (48%) of workers in the UK do little or nothing to relieve work-related stress, a survey has found,...

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Only half of staff with depression have received help from their manager

24 Jul 2018

Only half of UK employees with depression have been offered support from their managers, despite the suggestion that those who...

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UK fifth from bottom in the world for ‘unmanageable’ stress

11 Jul 2018

The UK has been ranked in the bottom five in the world for mental wellbeing, with more than a quarter...

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One in four delay seeking help for mental health because of misconceptions

29 Jun 2018

A quarter of people have delayed seeking help for a mental health condition because of inaccurate assumptions and poor knowledge...

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Half of people with diabetes receive treatment for mental health concerns

15 Jun 2018

More than half of people with diabetes (51%) have received treatment for depression, anxiety or another mental health issue and...

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Job stress can heighten risk of premature death in men

7 Jun 2018

Stressful jobs are more likely to lead to premature death among men with heart problems, according to a 14-year study...

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Should mental health first aid be included in health and safety law?

7 Jun 2018

Under the health and safety regulations, employers have an obligation to intervene if an employee becomes physically unwell or is...

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How a mental health policy has changed the conversation at Asda

1 Jun 2018

The development of a practical, easy-to-follow mental health policy has given managers at supermarket chain Asda the confidence to manage...

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Organisations underestimate value candidates place on wellbeing policies

25 May 2018

Employers are underestimating the importance potential candidates place on mental health and wellbeing policies when looking for a new role,...

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Graduates fear telling employers about issues

15 May 2018

Seven out of 10 graduates would avoid informing potential or new employers if they suffered from a mental health issue...

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Mental Health Awareness Week: 28% of millennials ‘work through stress’

14 May 2018

Millennials – those aged between 18 and 38 – feel under the most pressure at work, with more than a...

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