Mental health first aid

HR can help mitigate the 'January blues'

The usual post-Christmas drop in happiness may be exacerbated by Omicron – but HR can help provide a light at the end of the tunnel.

12 months of 2021: March

It was another year of turbulence for people professionals. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2021.

Employees encouraged to adopt mindfulness practices to improve wellbeing

A simple movement-based programme which encourages mindfulness while exercising has been shown to drastically increase workers’ mental wellbeing compared with exercising alone.

St John Ambulance calls on employers to step up mental health support for workers

St John Ambulance is calling on employers to respond to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on workers’ mental health as it launches courses in how to talk about it with employees.

Less than a fifth of employers taking action on mental health

As MPs debate mental health first aid in parliament, new research reveals that companies aren’t doing enough to tackle employee stress and mental wellbeing

Employees on mental health first aid courses to double

?The number sent on mental health first aid courses is set to double as more bosses realise the scale of worker stress and depression, according to St John Ambulance