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    Prioritising the mental health and wellbeing of employees

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    PUSH, a leading wellbeing and performance company, has hailed 2020 as the year employers began prioritising the mental health and wellbeing of employees. Despite a year that saw global lockdowns and a sudden exodus from the communal office to the home one, trends show that companies used the time to understand how to better support and reward employees, especially in a […]

    How to support the wellbeing of staff and colleagues during the festive season

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    By David Price, CEO, Health Assured While it may be a ‘jolly’ season for some, the festive period can be a difficult time for many, often contributing towards mental health conditions including Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), anxiety and depression. It’s no secret that many people struggle with their mental wellbeing during the winter months. The […]

    Could other threats hit businesses while COVID-19 dominates the rick agenda? 

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    Healix Risk Oracle report for 2021 identifies key risks beyond the pandemic. There’s no question what has occupied the majority of attention for risk managers during 2020. But international risk management and assistance expert, Healix International, believes the all-consuming consequences of the pandemic could leave governments and employers exposed to other risks in 2021. The […]

    How you can improve employee wellbeing this winter

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    By Nic Redfern, Finance Director and Business Spokesperson, Nerd Wallet UK. There are plenty of ways employers can keep staff spirits high during these difficult times. COVID-19 means the majority of the UK has been forced into a new lifestyle, where working from home is the new norm. With the prospect of working remotely likely […]

    Women working overseas need to be offered more support regarding health issues, according to Towergate Health & Protection

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    Women experience unique health issues and conditions including pregnancy, gynaecological conditions and menopause. Other issues, such as breast cancer and osteoporosis, affect men too but impact women more often.  Sarah Dennis, Head of International at Towergate Health & Protection, says: “It is imperative that support is available for women’s health issues both on a physical […]

    Burnout symptoms increase for 24% of UK employees

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    Ahead of National Stress Awareness Day on Wednesday November 4th, workplace health experts outline why we need to be more prepared than ever to deal with workplace burnout following a steep rise in online searches for symptoms. Research into Google search data revealing online searching habits show that we’re in danger of a January 2021 […]

    Employee health & wellness specialist offers free support packages

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    A UK health business is offering a free support package to SMEs to help them protect their teams as they return to work from furlough and get Britain’s economy back on track. The package includes access to doctors and nurses both remotely and via its specialist clinics for employees with health issues, including those arising […]

    Mental health support from employers is the priority for employees

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    Out of the four key pillars of wellbeing (mental, financial, physical and social), mental wellbeing is the number one priority that employees believe their employer should be responsible for supporting – with half (49%) of employees choosing this over the other areas of wellbeing, shows research from GRiD, the group risk industry body. And when […]

    Leaders warned that second wave will be more challenging for employees, depression rates double

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    As more of the UK moves into lockdown and the UK Government urges employees to work from home again, business psychologist Dannielle Haig has warned businesses that they need to prioritise employee wellbeing as the second wave is set to be mentally more challenging. Recent research from the Office for National Statistics found that by […]

    Death of the workplace friendship – how remote working is eroding meaningful connections with colleagues

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    Friendships at work have long been a debated topic pre-COVID: arguments either side claim these to be both conducive or a hindrance to productivity and creativity. But, according to new research by employee experience platform Perkbox, 45% of 1,296 respondents say that maintaining emotional wellbeing still remains one of the biggest remote working challenges facing […]