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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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Hot desking is having a cold impact on employee wellbeing

With profound changes in the today’s workforce and hot desking increasingly becoming adopted by UK businesses, new research has revealed eight in 10 office workers have reported that office seating, including hot desking can have a negative impact on their ...

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Positive thinking

The built environment has improved its record in terms of physical health and safety. Sara Bean finds out how charity Mates in Mind and VINCI FM are working to promote mental wellbeing Russell Stilwell is a successful businessman and founder ...

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Research reveals over half of employees have experienced workplace bullying

Over half (52 per cent) of employees in global organisations have encountered workplace bullying and felt psychologically unsafe at work, according to new research conducted by City & Guilds Group. The study, also revealed that only one in 10 firms ...

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Businesses share their thoughts on World Mental Health Day

Today, Wednesday 10th October 2018, marks World Mental Health Day. First celebrated in 1992 as an initiative by the World Federation for Mental Health, the day promotes global recognition for mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. Research ...

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BSI launches new document to help employers improve health and wellbeing for staff

The British Standards Institute (BSI) has launched a new code of practice for organisations to help tackle a crisis in the mental health and wellbeing of Britain’s workforce. The code of practice, PAS 3002, provides recommendations to establish, promote, maintain ...

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8 of 10 Brits admit observing Presenteeism in the workplace

According to the recent CIPD survey, people coming into work when they are ill also known as ‘Presenteeism’ has more than tripled since 2010, with 86 per cent of employees admitting they had observed Presenteeism in the workplace. Research by ...

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