Although you won’t see government ministers doing daily TV briefings about it, we are currently in a ‘second pandemic’. This time, though, its effect is mostly mental, rather than physical.
The HR magazine team were in Manchester for the CIPD’s annual conference (Ace) this week. Here’s are some insights from day two.
In March 2020 most of the world’s city centres and offices emptied amidst mandatory lockdowns. But when restrictions eased, and offices reopened many employees did not rush back to their desks.
Data speaks volumes, and it all points to the significant mental health crisis that looms over our workplaces and society at large.
Under half (47%) of line managers said they would be able to offer support to colleagues with cancer with reasonable adjustments in their workplace, according to a new study exclusive to HR magazine.
As the social and economic factors effecting mental health continue to change, it’s encouraging to see many companies taking steps to ensure their health and wellbeing initiatives reflect ongoing...
UK employees missed work for an average of 7.8 days over the past year, the highest level in over a decade, according to new research.
Nuffield Health’s 2023 Healthier Nation Index revealed 59% of individuals think the cost of living or a change in personal finances had negatively affected their mental health over the past year.
Leading UK retailers, including The Body Shop, Clarks and John Lewis & Partners, have made Indeed’s list of the top 10 workplaces for wellbeing.
Leading businesses, including Monzo, Pret A Manger and Thames Water, have signed up to a new Homelessness Covenant created by charity Crisis.