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    Health and wellbeing provider sees spike in stress and anxiety calls

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    Data from health and wellbeing provider Health Assured has revealed that the number of people calling for stress and anxiety support on its EAP (employee assistance programme) helpline increased by 22% in the first three weeks of September compared to the first three weeks in August. In comparison to the same time last year, calls […]

    Female employees have more health and wellbeing concerns than their male colleagues

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    GRiD, the industry body for the group risk sector, asked 1,165 UK employees about their health and wellbeing concerns, and found that female employees have more concerns than their male colleagues. The survey asked employees to consider six key areas of health and wellbeing and identify whether they were of personal concern to them. The […]

    UK employee anxiety levels have increased by 240% in one year

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    Anxiety in employees has rocketed over the last year, rising 240% over the same period as last year  from 5% to 17%. That’s according to research from Inpulse, which also shows that Stress is another high negative emotion for employees, at 11%, while Isolation rates stands at 7%. An emotion becomes dominant and will be felt and experienced […]

    Number of Brits ‘bottling up’ mental health issues doubles vs 2019

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    A new study from Bupa UK shows that the vast majority of UK adults (82%) have experienced symptoms that may indicate poor mental health such as continuous low mood, anxiousness, low self-esteem or hopelessness while in lockdown, yet almost half (44%) haven’t told anyone. This shows a sharp rise from 2019 when just one in five (22%) felt […]

    Two-thirds of UK workers want to continue working from home, anxiety high about returning to offices

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    As the UK government announces further easing of lockdown and stimulus for the economy, two-thirds of UK workers (61.6%) would also prefer to work from home in some capacity, even when the pandemic is over – with that number rising to three-quarters (74.9%) for those based in London. These are among the key findings from […]

    Top challenges for return to work: Adequate safety measures and fearful employees

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    Over a third (36%) of UK businesses believe that implementing new health and safety measures in accordance with the Government’s recently published guidelines are the biggest challenge they face as lockdown eases and they attempt to return to the workplace, according to new research conducted by law firm Winckworth Sherwood. This was closely mirrored (29%) […]

    Stress levels soaring during lockdown

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    The average adult has seen their stress and anxiety levels rise by almost 50 per cent in recent weeks – with those aged over 60 seeing the biggest increase. A study of 2,000 adults found that before the lockdown, an average of 59 minutes a day was spent feeling under pressure or worried about things […]

    Coronavirus: 61% of employees feel anxious, distracted or stressed

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    Nearly two thirds of employees said their most common feelings amidst the coronavirus pandemic are anxiety, stress or distraction, with job security being the dominant reason for the emotion. That’s according to research from employee engagement survey specialist Inpulse, which shows that of the negative and positive emotions employees could choose, just seven percent selected ‘focused’ […]

    Stressful mornings? You’re not alone

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    Breakfast is the most stressful time of the day – because of tantrums, queues for the bathroom and running out of milk for cereal. A study of 1,000 parents and their children uncovered a never-ending list of early morning responsibilities, with more than two-thirds feeling there are never enough minutes in the morning. Getting yourself […]

    Are you guilty of taking workplace stresses home?

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    Workplace tensions have caused millennials to experience weight loss and sleep deprivation, a new study has found. There’s no doubt about it, our daily lives at work can often consume us and lead to anxiety, with many of us taking our worries home asking ourselves whether we sent that email or if we made that […]


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