Only a quarter of people with long-term mental health problems are in work

__ – Only one in four people who have a long-term mental health issue are in employment, new research by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has found. – The research also discovered that those with depression or anxiety were adversely affected, with just 45.5 per cent of those suffering with either of these conditions for… Continue reading

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Mental wellbeing is an increasing priority for UK employers

Mental wellbeing is an increasing priority for UK employers   CIPD research has recently found that the number of people to have experienced mental health problems while at work has increased form a quarter to a third over the last five years.   According to Punter Southall Health and Protection, a growing number of employers… Continue reading

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UK workers with mental health problems feel unsupported by their managers

UK workers with mental health problems feel unsupported by their managers   Research by Unum and the Mental Health Foundation has revealed huge differences between line managers understanding of mental health issues and the challenges actually faced by employees.   According to the survey by YouGov, only half of line managers feel confident that they… Continue reading

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Mental health awareness week

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Mental health awareness week   This week is Mental Health Awareness Week; dedicated to removing the stigma & ignorance attached to mental health conditions, while also trying to educate the public and make sure mental health issues aren’t forgotten about. Suffering with one of the many conditions that are included under the umbrella of mental… Continue reading

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Law firm offers 6 top tips on reasonable adjustments for mental health issues

  Law firm offers 6 top tips on reasonable adjustments for mental health issues   To coincide with Mental Health Awareness week HR news have released their top 6 tips for reasonable adjustments for mental health issues in the workplace.   Mental health issues are becoming an increasingly talked-about topic, but it can be difficult… Continue reading

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