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HSE launches campaign to promote good mental health in work

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched a new campaign, ‘Working Minds’, which examines issues relating to health at work. The campaign aims to help businesses recognise the signs of work-related stress and make tackling issues routine, and whilst ...

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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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Home to office

Rebecca Fairfield, Head of Key Accounts at BRITA VIVREAU shares some of the key findings of recent research on the return to the office, including top tips for boosting staff morale and wellbeing As we enter the Autumn, the majority ...

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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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Hospital senior leaders say staff wellbeing is one of their most pressing priorities

With concerns growing about burn out among health workers brought about by Covid-19; Sodexo Healthcare is championing the use of innovation and technology to help support colleague wellbeing in hospitals. The ongoing pandemic has brought about a phenomenal workload for ...

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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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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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