Mental health

Work can have a significant impact on people’s mental health. Employers can help to foster a mentally healthy workplace, for example by taking action to prevent and manage stress and training line managers on mental wellbeing.


Staff more prepared for lockdown, but a fifth still anxious

With prime minister Boris Johnson set later today to announce the timeframe for the UK’s first steps out of the...

What should we do about digital fatigue?

15 Feb 2021

Digital fatigue is becoming a significant factor in many people's lives, and it's not as if another app can solve it. More time must be spent away from screens, writes Gartner's Brian Kropp.

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Employers ‘missing a trick’ on awareness of rights during pandemic

12 Feb 2021

Employers could do more to make working parents aware of their rights to leave and financial support during the pandemic, a study has claimed.

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KPMG chair apologises for ‘stop moaning’ lockdown comment

10 Feb 2021

Financial services employees were told to 'stop moaning' and 'playing the victim card' by Bill Michael, who has subsequently apologised.

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Six in 10 firms increase wellbeing support during pandemic

9 Feb 2021

Six in 10 (63%) employers have increased the level of support they offer staff across one or more areas of...

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Third of Covid-19 patients put on ventilator experience PTSD

9 Feb 2021

More than one in three (35%) Covid-19 patients who are put on a ventilator experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder...

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Who’s helping HR in the stress pandemic?

8 Feb 2021

HR has been on the front line of helping employees to cope, but who looks after HR as the stress mounts?

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BAE Systems to discuss mental health at EB Insights 2021

8 Feb 2021

Claire Walsh, health, wellbeing and injury prevention manager UK and rest of the world at BAE Systems, will discuss how...

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Business minister: HR has vital role in tackling domestic abuse

5 Feb 2021

Paul Scully says HR, managers and colleagues must do more to help domestic abuse survivors, but it will be a learning curve.

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Acas: mental health ‘enlightenment’ a pandemic silver lining

4 Feb 2021

On Time to Talk Day, Acas has published a paper examining how three organisations have responded to the employee wellbeing crisis.

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Frontline workers’ wellbeing should be ‘national priority’

2 Feb 2021

Leading mental health organisations have said the mental and physical health of frontline staff should be a national priority going...

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Eight in 10 say employers have supported them well during pandemic

1 Feb 2021

Eight in 10 workers (81%) say their employer has done a good job of supporting them over the past year,...

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Why whole health matters now more than ever

1 Feb 2021

Employers need to look at the bigger picture when deciding how best to support employees as the pandemic rages on....

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Remote working: top tips for wellbeing and connection (webinar)

27 Jan 2021

ON DEMAND | The pandemic has been tough on your employees. Not only have they endured multiple lockdowns that have cut off...

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Government could pay £500 to all employees testing positive

22 Jan 2021

The government is considering a universal payment of £500 to everyone in England who tests positive for Covid-19 and needs...

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