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    How do you manage employee workplace stress?

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    For National Stress Awareness Month, Benenden Health’s Head Matron Cheryl Lythgoe provides insight into how employers can effectively manage employee stress amid the COVID-19 pandemic… Workplace stress is the harmful reaction that people have to undue pressure and demands placed on them at work, with research last year revealing that the jobs of nearly half of all […]

    Who’s happy WFH? Many of us, by all accounts!

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    If there’s one thing we can all agree on about the past year, it’s that most of us have never spent so much time at home. With bans on travel and going into the office, we’ve had to adapt, and fast. But how has working from home (WFH) affected us? Expert Insolvency Practitioners, Hudson Weir, polled […]

    How to combat rising stress levels amongst remote workers

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    The nation’s mental health is now a major cause for concern for employers, says Adrian Lewis, Director of Activ Absence. This Stress Awareness month Adrian is pressing for employers to do more to recognise and address signs of stress and burnout before they escalate into something more serious. This follows a new study from the […]

    Fifth of managers consider quitting as COVID burnout strikes

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    More than six in ten UK managers have experienced burnout at work because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with a fifth considering quitting their job as a result, according to new research from not-for-profit healthcare provider Benenden Health. Assessing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the nation’s workforce one year on, research has found that as […]

    Pandemic is fuelling staff churn and wellbeing concerns

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    HR software provider Breathe has revealed the cost of poor company culture: a staggering £20.2 billion per year. The report, ‘The Culture Economy 2021’, has shown that almost a third (27%) of SME employees quit their job due to poor workplace culture, an increase of 6% from last year (21%). It found that 9 in […]

    Five ways to support employees’ physical health whilst remote working

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    One year on from the first COVID-19 lockdown, Cheryl Lythgoe, Matron at Benenden Health, offers advice to businesses on how they can support employees’ physical health whilst working from home… Twelve months ago, when many businesses up and down the country shifted their operations to home working, the prospect of employees setting up workspaces away from […]

    WORLD SLEEP DAY: How employers can promote good sleep habits

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    World Sleep Day falls on March 19th this year. With significant numbers of people reporting poorer quality sleep during lockdown, Towergate Health & Protection is suggesting employers should look towards the Netherlands for good sleep habits. According to figures from Sleep Cycle, people in the Netherlands got the best quality sleep over the past week, […]

    A hybrid workplace? Five things you should know before you make the shift

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    By Alan Price, CEO of BrightHR A recent survey by the British Council for Offices shows that participants favoured not only working from the office but also from home, creating a ‘hybrid’ working arrangement which could soon take the spotlight from traditional working norms. Before making the shift to hybrid working, here are five things […]

    How to promote women’s health and wellbeing at work

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    Women’s health must become more of a priority for employers – and they must provide emotional support to their female staff, too. According to Cheryl Brennan, executive director for health and benefits at Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing, common conditions such as endometriosis, the menopause, mental health including post-natal depression and peri-menopausal anxiety and fertility […]

    Employee mental health is deteriorating during the pandemic

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    One in five employees say they are struggling to cope with Covid-19 restrictions and a quarter believe that their mental health has deteriorated due to the pandemic, according to new research amongst 1,216 employees on behalf of Group Risk Development (GRiD). The research, undertaken during January 2021, showed that 76% of employees, to the best of […]