Guest Blog | How to support employee wellbeing (without telling them).

How to support employee wellbeing (without telling them) In December 2009, Dr Anne Thornpike and her team of colleagues had an idea to improve the staff of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She believed she could improve the eating and drinking habits of thousands of the hospital staff without telling them…   What did they… Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Week

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Mental Health Awareness Week Mental illness has become a big talking point after the realisation of the scale of the problem and the number of people that it affects. As a result, new methods to help break the stigma surrounding mental health need to be implemented.   Within a workplace environment, it is vital that… 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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