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12
Nov

Mental health and business – why making a real impact doesn’t cost a bomb

By Sally Boulton, Head of Talent at Tribal Worldwide London The focus on mental health has been a big priority over the last two years, having reached a climax in the last few weeks with World Mental Health Day, the appointment of the UK’s first suicide prevention minister, and building concerns about the NHS’s ability...
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09
Nov

Unmanageable stress – the epidemic that continues to sweep the UK’s workforce

2018 saw the UK rank 5th worst in the world for unmanageable stress, behind United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Australia and Korea.  Furthermore, one in five of the UKs workforces say that they frequently experience ‘unmanageable stress’ whilst 53 per cent of millennials prioritise an employer with a workplace health and wellbeing programme. 5th –...
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08
Nov

How to tackle stress in the workplace

  Article provided by Sarah Kirk, Global Diversity & Inclusion Director, PageGroup UK With mental wellbeing and stress awareness reaching more deeply into the public consciousness than ever before, the next natural consideration is how we approach these in the workplace. Mental health problems, including stress, affect one in seven workers in the UK – and...
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Ten Small Lifestyle Changes that Could Really Reduce Your Stress Levels
07
Nov

Feeling the strain? Seven ways to deal with stress

The occasional stressful event is part of life. Stress is the body’s way of helping us to focus so we can tackle the problem. When stress is ongoing, whether it’s from work demands or taking care of everybody else – it can take its toll on the body. Chronic stress can result in all sorts...
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07
Nov

Stress may test you, but it doesn’t have to taunt you

By Virginia Barber, Insights Learning and Development In today’s working world, it’s not enough to simply be busy. We have to be doing the right things in the right order all while showing the alignment between our individual output, and the goals of our teams and wider organisations. Phew! So, when stress rears its head,...
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05
Nov

Ten techniques to combat stress and anxiety at work

Article provided by Liz Walker, HR Director, Unum Practice mindfulness Many of the techniques mentioned involve mindfulness, which is a popular method of combatting anxiety. Mindfulness can stop you worrying by bringing your attention back to the present through acknowledging your worries and letting them go. Mindfulness allows you to get in touch with your...
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02
Nov

Making space for some side-hustle: Tackling mental health and wellbeing amidst shifting employee expectations

Jo Lyall, Managing Director, Mindshare UK With recent news outlining the six steps to take to improve your work/life balance, it’s clear that juggling the demands of work and personal interests is a hot topic. Work cultures are changing to adapt to employee needs, with flexi-working rapidly becoming the norm as we realise that pursuing...
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25
Oct

A clean bill of mental health: Why employee wellbeing is about more than your bottom line

If you, a professional writer, broke your arm, what would you do? Clearly, you would seek the help of medical professionals, who would put the arm in a cast and—one might hope—offer painkillers. Back in the workplace, everyone would be asking how you are, and whether there is anything they could do to help. Why,...
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