Stress

Stress forcing women out of the workforce

Women in the UK feel more stressed today than they did a year ago, and nearly half (47%) say it is the reason they will likely leave their job in the next two years.

HR's efforts to boost wellbeing could be failing its people

A worrying 41% of employees suffer from stress and burnout, despite 44% of HR workers believing that their staff are faring well mentally, according to Caba, the charity which supports ICAEW...

Shame stops employees talking about money at work 

A hard-to-shift stigma is stopping UK employees from seeking more support with money in the workplace, despite employers ramping their financial wellbeing efforts. The cost-of-living crisis is a...

UK's approach to resilience and wellbeing not fit for purpose, say Lords

The UK’s current approach to resilience and wellbeing is not fit for purpose, according to a new Parliamentary report.

Workplace monitoring on the rise

More than a quarter of UK workers have said that monitoring and surveillance at work has increased since Covid.

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.

Workload revealed as top cause of work-related stress, depression and anxiety in 2021

Workload pressures, including including tight deadlines, too much responsibility and a lack of managerial support, was the main cause of reported stress, depression and anxiety for 2021. 

HR needs a summer holiday

School’s out and every B&B on the coast is booked up until mid-September. Summer is here and with it the changing of the lockdown guard: this time a lack of social distancing guidelines and removing...

Employees take four mental health days a year

?Workers are taking an average of four mental health days a year but tell employers they are for physical ailments, according to research

Burnout a risk for employees in Summer

?Increased workloads while colleagues are on holiday and busy social schedules are leading to high stress levels over the Summer, according to Westfield Health

Stress undermining job quality

Over-work, stress and poor work/life balance are undermining attempts to improve job quality in the UK, according to research from the CIPD

Half have spotted signs of stress among colleagues

As the World Health Organisation classifies 'burnout' as a chronic condition, research finds that stress is having a significant impact on UK workplaces