Wellbeing

How employers can help the rise in psychosis referrals

There was a 75% rise in the number of people referred to mental health services for suspected psychosis between April 2019 and April 2021 according to new data from the NHS.

Avoiding the pitfalls of ISO 45003 for psychological health, safety and wellbeing at work

We have to applaud the release of ISO 45003, the first global standard on psychological health, safety and wellbeing at work.

First psychological health and safety standard awarded to UK business

The British Standards Institution has awarded its first certificate for psychological health and safety at work.

How can HR reintegrate staff post-furlough?

An estimated one million people were still on furlough as the scheme ended today (1 October).

Workers face ongoing burnout risk

In a continuing sign of the pandemic’s impact on mental health, one third (33%) of the UK workforce are expecting to feel tired and burnt out in 2022.

More action needed to address workers' money worries

HR directors have said financial concerns, compounded by the pandemic, are causing significantly more employee stress and better support is needed to address them.

One in 10 Brits willing to risk job for post-holiday quarantine

A reported 10% of UK workers have said they would risk losing their job over going on holiday and having to quarantine when they come back.

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.

How wellbeing initiatives have boosted employee engagement post-pandemic

The uptake in employee wellbeing initiatives has increased since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and does not appear to be slowing down.

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Increased automation drives employee mental health concerns

Employees feel anxious about various factors of automation, including pressures to be 'always on' and changes to their roles

UK company rolls out period-friendly HR policies

As research finds women would be more likely to want to work for a company that has a period-friendly policy in place, Intimina UK aims to empower employees throughout their menstrual cycle

Workers holding multiple temporary roles

?More than one in 10 (12%) workers in the UK have multiple jobs and consider temporary work as their main role, according to research from Reed