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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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Wellbeing Index Report reveals heightened pressure during summer months has led to mass employee ‘burnout’

The impact of a pressure-filled summer season is causing more than half of UK employees to experience chronic workplace stress, or ‘burnout’, according to the second Wellbeing Index Report released today by health and wellbeing provider, Westfield Health. The report, ...

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How promoting mindfulness in the workplace can boost staff productivity and wellbeing

A recent 2018 UK workplace stress survey found that 91% of British workers have experienced stress at work, with one in three affected by it at least once a week. Research has also shown that workers suffering from stress are ...

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Perkbox study reveals UK bosses are risking workforce stress burnout

With April marking Stress Awareness Month, a new report has found UK businesses are in danger of having their workforces experience burnout, as despite a huge number feeling stressed at work, few bosses are doing anything to help. For those ...

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Mind matters

There is growing awareness among employers that workers’ mental health is integral to their wellbeing. New research from HR and diversity consultancy, the Clear Company, suggests that HR professionals will, on average, oversee 15 staff with mental health conditions each ...

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How to reduce stress at work while improving workplace happiness

April marks Stress Awareness Month, an annual event aiming to increase public awareness about both the causes and solutions for stress. Rachel Stockell, Senior Manager at recruitment firm Robert Half discusses a number of ways to reduce stress at work while improving workplace ...

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work tackles the challenge of workplace stress

With tomorrow’s (28 April) World Day for Safety and Health at Work focusing on the challenge of workplace stress, Positive Response, which helps businesses protect staff from verbal abuse and physical threat, is urging organisations to remember that aggressive behaviour, violence ...

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Tackling workplace stress on National Stress Awareness Day

With over 13.3 million working days lost every year due to stress, depression and anxiety according to the Mental Health Foundation, Fourfront Group is today (4 November) on National Stress Awareness Day, encouraging employers and employees across the country to listen ...

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British Safety Council offers advice on stress in the workplace

Stress is currently costing the UK economy £6.5 billion, and as a result is one of the biggest health related priorities facing businesses. The British Safety Council is lending its voice to this important issue, as well urging workplaces to give ...

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