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Compass champions workplace mental wellness programme

Compass Group UK & Ireland has joined forces with Hospitality Action (HA) to support the industry charity’s major new mental health awareness programme. Launched yesterday (20 January – Blue Monday), the programme aims to dispel the stigma attached to mental ...

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Combatting ‘excessive stress’ in the workplace

One in every eight company employees in the UK has taken time off work for stress in the last year, according to a new study conducted by contractor payroll and accountancy experts, the Dolan Contractor Group. The Stress in the ...

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Government must tackle late payment issues, says BESA

The new government must do everything it can to solve the late payment problems that continue to undermine construction supply chains, according to the Chief Executive officer of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) David Frise. He told the Association’s ...

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Talking it over

Linda Wheatley, Group Compliance Director at Business Moves Group argues that a culture change is required to improve the mental wellbeing of the workforce A quick look through the news will tell you that mental health awareness has risen up ...

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Westgrove Group extends colleague welfare offer with retailTRUST

Westgrove Group has engaged with retailTRUST to support the welfare of the company’s colleagues. retailTRUST is a charity which supports the wellbeing of people employed in the service industry including retail, aviation, manufacturing, corporate and many other sectors. Through the ...

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New charity is launching to address the taboo of mental health in construction

National framework organisation Pagabo is launching a new charity to tackle the taboo of mental health in the construction industry. The fundraising Pagabo Foundation aims to raise the profile of mental health within the construction industry and will fund resources ...

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Westgrove working to improve mental health awareness

Westgrove Group has declared its first Mental Health Awareness Week a big success. The facilities management company sent out daily advice and information to its colleagues to help build awareness of mental health. Colleagues were also signposted to advice on ...

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Sodexo partners with The Skills Network to raise awareness of mental health

Sodexo has teamed up with The Skills Network, which specialises in online distance learning, to offer the free training to its employees working in its schools and universities business across the UK and Ireland. The initiative aims to develop an ...

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Report reveals half of employees feel psychologically unsafe in the workplace

Today sees the start of Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May), which aims to drive conversations around mental health to create lasting change, City & Guilds Group is calling on employers and managers to take the lead when it comes ...

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Sodexo supports mental health awareness among young people

Sodexo Schools and Universities is supporting the next generation of socially-minded leaders by raising awareness of mental health issues, as part of its platinum partnership with Enactus UK. Students from Enactus teams across the country were asked to come up ...

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