Mental health crisis

How National Grid helps field colleagues feel connected

During the pandemic there was a greater focus on a whole range of mental and physical health challenges, including this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week theme, loneliness.

Pandemic highlights North/South divide in mental health

More people in the south of England have said their mental health has worsened since the start of the pandemic (46%) than those in the North (39%), however Southerners are more likely to take time off...

Employee assistance programmes more popular than ever

The number of employees in the UK seeking aid from their employee assistance programmes (EAPs) leapt by nearly 350,000 in the past year.

How to support overseas employees through specific challenges

Today (10 September) is World Suicide Prevention Day. Being there for people, listening to them and offering support are all vital aspects in supporting mental health. Colleagues may be some of the...

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At the sharp end of the pandemic: Ali Mohammed interview

South East Coast Ambulance Service’s Ali Mohammed tells Jo Gallcher about the trials and tribulations of ensuring the service functioned during the pandemic, while protecting staff

Echo mental health pandemic calls for wellbeing change

COVID-19 and the imminent ‘echo pandemic’ in mental health means companies must overhaul their wellbeing programmes to focus on greater engagement and culture change.

The 12 months of 2018: April

It's been an eventful year for HR-related issues hitting the headlines. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown revisits each month's most notable happenings