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Veriforce CHAS launches mental health assessment tool

Veriforce CHAS has launched a Mental Health & Wellbeing evaluation for the construction sector. The question set is integrated as a voluntary module within the core Veriforce CHAS assessment and marks a significant step towards embedding a culture of mental ...

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Sodexo extends its support of veterans with new partnership

Sodexo Government has joined forces with Combat2Coffee, a community interest not-for-profit company (CIC) committed to supporting veterans and ex-uniformed personnel. Founded by Royal Anglian veteran Nigel Seaman, Combat2Coffee uses coffee as a vehicle of conversation to support the wellbeing and ...

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Mental health tool launched for hospitality employers

A mental health assessment tool has been launched to help hospitality employers quickly and thoroughly identify what is impacting the wellbeing of their workforce the most. Work-related stress and burnout are costing the UK economy £28 billion a year and resulting in ...

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A calmer approach

The way we work has changed in an unprecedented way, making support for mental health in the workplace more important than ever, says Louise Fernand, Product Manager for Mental Health and Wellbeing at the British Red Cross Companies routinely consider ...

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Positive action

EMCOR UK’s Apprenticeship Manager Natalie Henderson and Account Director Steve Thomson discuss how apprenticeships not only improve employment opportunities but help support mental health For decades, apprenticeships have been a fantastic way to train and inspire the next generation of ...

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Blue Monday: Over half of professionals think employers should be doing more to help with workforce wellbeing

Over half of professionals (55 per cent) think employers should be doing more to help with employee wellbeing – whilst over two-fifths of senior leaders feel their increased spending on wellness benefits is going by largely unnoticed. A new poll ...

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FMs identify mental health as their biggest challenge in new report

  A survey of 750 European facility management professionals by MRI Software, a global leader in real estate software solutions, reveals that mental health is the biggest challenge they face, with 39 per cent pinpointing it as a critical issue. ...

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New report encourages more effective interventions to improve workplace mental health

The need to support employees and colleagues in managing their mental health is widely recognised, however the wide range of interventions being marketed makes it difficult for employers to know what works. Launched on the back of increased mental health ...

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Mental health in security: Are we doing enough?

This October, Corps Security hosted an event designed to transform mental health in the FM and security sector. Jo Sutherland from Magenta Associates reports Evidence suggests that mental health affects a high percentage of security professionals. According to a University ...

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Poor mental health can have serious consequences on health and safety within the construction sector

By Chris Handley, Construction Director at Concert Thank goodness we’re beyond the days where poor mental health was deemed to be a weakness or flaw. However, we still have a way to go in order to recognise suffering in others. ...

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