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ESS trains 100+ staff to become mental health first aiders

More than 100 colleagues at ESS, the Defence, Energy and Government Services sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland, have completed their training to become mental health first aiders. Working with Mental Health First Aid England, ESS team members from ...

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EMCOR UK first organisation to be certified against BSI’s new psychological health and safety scheme

EMCOR UK has become the first organisation globally to be certified against BSI’s new scheme which is based on the international standard ISO 45003 – the first global standard providing practical guidance on managing psychological health and safety in the ...

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Businesses report employee mental health support has improved

New research by workplace expert, Acas, has found that more than a third of British employers have seen their mental health support improve since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. Acas commissioned YouGov to ask businesses in Britain about whether ...

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First of a kind

ABM UK recently introduced an innovative mental health first aid training programme for its front line staff. Here, Chris Townsend, Senior HR Director at ABM UK explains why the rest of the FM industry needs to follow suit The pandemic ...

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ABM invests in mental health first aid programme

Integrated facilities solutions provider, ABM, has introduced a mental health first aid training programme across its aviation and business and industry divisions. The investment is one of the “first of its kind in the industry” and has been created in ...

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454 hard hats represent the number of suicides in UK construction each year 

A total of 454 hard hats have been laid out at the Leeds College of Building to represent the number of construction workers who die from suicide each year, as new research finds that almost half (49 per cent) of ...

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Edwin James Group introduces mental health first aiders

The facilities engineering and technical services company is supporting staff wellbeing with the introduction of mental health first aiders. Ten people from across the Edwin James Group have been specially trained, taking part in an intensive two-day course with St ...

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Security staff offered support for Mental Health Awareness Week

Security specialist, GMS Group, is offering its 500 staff extra support to tackle the “hidden” challenges around mental health following the Covid-19 pandemic, as part of Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16 May 2021). Working with West Bromwich-based charity Kaleidoscope Plus ...

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Aramark introduces mental health champions

Foodservice and workplace solutions provider, Aramark Northern Europe, is introducing Mental Health Champions who will support the entire UK, Ireland, and Global Offshore business under the Aramark Northern Europe structure. Following on from Aramark’s annual mental health campaign, TAKE15, employees ...

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Eurest and 14forty working in partnership with Mental Health UK

Workplace caterer Eurest and facilities management service provider, 14forty, have partnered with charity Mental Health UK in a new UK-wide campaign to emphasise the benefits of taking regular breaks at work. The partnership will see Eurest and 14forty’s employees and ...

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