Wellbeing

Mental health presenteeism on the rise

People are more likely to turn up to work despite a mental health problem according to an annual survey of...

Petition calls for compulsory mental health first aiders at work

10 Oct 2018

Mental health campaigners and businesses have delivered a petition to Downing Street calling for it to be compulsory to have...

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How to manage mental health in a time of uncertainty

10 Oct 2018

Economic uncertainty can have a huge effect on employees’ mental health, whether they are an EU national worrying about what...

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NHS England extends mental health support for doctors

8 Oct 2018

A new mental health support scheme for all NHS doctors in England has been launched to help those in the...

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Money worries have knock-on effect on staff health, a quarter of employers say

8 Oct 2018

One in four organisations have seen employee health issues arise because of money concerns, yet almost half do not plan...

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Stress is main workplace health concern, say seven in 10 union reps

5 Oct 2018

Almost seven in 10 (69%) health and safety union representatives say stress is one of the main issues they have...

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EAPs justify investment according to new benchmark

3 Oct 2018

Employee assistance programmes (EAPs) deliver return on investment according to data suggesting that employers can typically save more than £12...

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Top 10 HR questions September 2018 – probation dismissals and unavailable companions

2 Oct 2018

Can you dismiss before a probationary period ends if they're not up to the job?

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Gig economy: Uber drivers earn above the London Living Wage

28 Sep 2018

New research shows that Uber drivers are earning £11 an hour, 80p more than the London Living Wage.
Using anonymised...

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Four in 10 hide poor mental health when calling in sick

27 Sep 2018

Forty-two per cent of staff experiencing a mental health issue have pretended to suffer from a physical health problem when...

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Majority of staff with ‘minor’ illnesses don’t take a sick day

26 Sep 2018

Nine in 10 employees continue to work even when they are suffering from a “minor” illness, with many feeling their...

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CIPD and Mind publish mental health guidance for managers

26 Sep 2018

The CIPD and mental health charity Mind have published an updated mental health guide for managers, which it is hoped...

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Call for health screening to be introduced for Grenfell Tower emergency workers

24 Sep 2018

The coroner leading the Grenfell Tower fire inquest has urged the NHS to set up a long-term screening programme for...

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Just one in 10 will smoke in 2023, predicts PHE

21 Sep 2018

Public Health England (PHE) has estimated that only one in 10 people will smoke in five years’ time, as the...

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Younger staff want employers to put more emphasis on health and wellbeing

17 Sep 2018

Six in 10 younger workers think their current working conditions have an adverse effect on their health and wellbeing, highlighting...

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