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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Opinion: The importance of a healthy mind in business

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Our jobs have become increasingly more demanding thanks to the development of new and improved technology, meaning employees can literally work anywhere. However, it’s key that staff members maintain a healthy mind warns Dr Leigh A Neal, consultant psychiatrist and founder of Smart TMS. Here, he reveals why workplaces must keep mental health firmly on the agenda. […]

What to do if your team member is struggling with their mental health

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Mental health can often go unnoticed, so it is crucial that managers are aware of what to look out for and how to deal with the health of an employee. Vicki Field, HR director at London Doctors Clinic, shares some helpful tips. Mental health is one of the fastest growing reasons for absence in the […]

PA Life introduces awards to reward Club members at 2018 Christmas party

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PA Life will be rewarding its valued PA Life Club members at this year’s Christmas party, with five prestigious awards. During the party that takes place at Toy Room London on November 26, PA Life will announce the five lucky winners. The awards include: Networker of the Year – an assistant who goes out of […]

Opinion: A manager’s guide to supporting staff with mental ill-health

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We all have mental health and sometimes, like our physical health, it can become unwell. Mental health is just as important as physical health – and tending to our invisible ailments needs the same level of intentionality as a visible illness. But, what should managers do to make sure their employees’ mental health is taken […]

World Mental Health Day 2018: Top PA Life articles that raise mental health awareness

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World Mental Health Day 2018 is upon us, October 10, is a day to raise awareness towards mental health, rather than shy away into the background and try to remain unnoticed. To help raise awareness of the cause that affects so many of us in one way or another, we have been through the PA […]

How to Deal With Mental Health Discrimination at Work

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Today, October 10, is World Mental Health Day which is designed to educate, raise awareness and remove the stigma of mental health. Mental health issues affect millions of people across the country and impact businesses and employees alike. Five million working days were lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in 2016/2017 – with women […]

Companies need to track absences more closely to uncover mental health issues in their workforce

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Should companies track absences to help uncover mental health issues in their workforce? Is an idea suggested by Adrian Lewis, director at Activ Absence, to help overcome stigmas and better support staff suffering from mental health conditions. Research from health insurer BHSF found that a fifth (42%) of UK employees call in sick citing a […]