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mental wellbeing

Are your executives hiding their stress from you?

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Three quarters of business leaders have admitted that the last two years have been incredibly stressful, but they had hidden that stress from their team. This is according to a major new report from Capitalise, the small business platform that gives small businesses and their adviser transparency and control over their business finance all in one […]

Why is workplace mental health more important than ever before?

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By Claire Price, QMS International… Mental illness has risen to be a leading cause of workplace illness, pushing it to the top of the health & safety agenda. But what exactly is the scale of the issue, and more importantly, what can employers do to promote positive mental health & well-being in the workplace? In […]

Employers facing wall of mental health problems

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Doctors are becoming increasingly concerned about the growing wall of mental health problems stemming from the pandemic, with some predicting dire consequences for employers and the economy. Whilst many have again returned to home working or have social distancing in place, many employers are not aware that the responsibility for managing work-related mental health issues […]

Five ways for employers to improve men’s health and wellbeing

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This Men’s Health Awareness month, Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing is raising awareness of the growing mental and physical health risks for men and offering businesses five ways to better support men’s health and wellbeing. Research from the UK charity Men’s Health Forum highlights that one man in five dies before he reaches 65 in the UK. 75% […]

Why mental health is so important in the workplace

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By Tiffany Victoria, Assistant Manager at ZEDRA… Mental health is a uniquely personal topic and can often be seen as something you only discuss with your closest family and friends. However, I think it is so important to dismantle the stigma around mental health in the workplace and encourage people to discuss their mental health […]

Preparing for the Office Return: 5 Ways to Shift Your Habits, Mentality & Vices

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From July 19th, the government dropped its formal advice for people to work from home where possible, now leaving it up to employers to decide when their staff should return to the office full-time or, whether they will offer the flexibility to remain working from home. We made big shifts in our daily lives when […]

How to tell from a simple text if someone is struggling mentally

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More than a year of various lockdowns and isolation has taken its toll on the nation, with figures from The Mental Health Foundation showing that feelings of loneliness rose to 26% in February this year. Over the past year the only source of connection with others for so many has been a phone call or text, but often this […]

50% of UK adults would not be honest about time off work for mental health

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Simone Biles’ withdrawal from the Olympic Games in order to look after her mental health has opened up discussions surrounding taking time away from work to manage mental wellbeing and whether people are able to be honest about this. Research carried out by not-for-profit healthcare provider Benenden Health found that only half (50%) of UK adults would […]

An Olympian’s Guide to Workplace Health

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By Jack Green, Double Olympian and Head of Performance at Champion Health… As the 2021 Olympics approach, it’s a timely opportunity to take a look at how workplace health is absolutely crucial to performance and wellbeing. I was very fortunate to be a professional athlete and represent Great Britain at two Olympic games. But during […]

4 reasons to crank up the tunes while you’re working

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Since the start of the pandemic, over 11.2 million jobs have been furloughed. Moreover, the proportion of people working from home more than doubled in 2020. However, retail and hospitality spaces have opened their doors once more while offices are buzzing again. But after months off or remote working, many employees may need help getting back into the […]