Mental health stigma

UK's largest companies failing to tackle mental health issues

The UK's largest companies, among them JD Wetherspoons, Next, EasyJet, Tesco and Barclays, are failing to actively address mental health issues at work despite acknowledging the problem.

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...

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.

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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Is HR neglecting its own mental health?

Mental health is firmly on employers’ agendas. But are HRDs taking on too much while neglecting their own mental wellbeing?

Nine in 10 employees affected by mental health issues

Nine in 10 (90%) UK workers have experienced mental health challenges, according to research by Accenture, suggesting a more widespread issue than thought