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Charity recommends mental health lessons in secondary school

MindFull a charity providing support, information and advice about mental health for 11-17 year olds, is recommending that mental health lessons are taught in UK secondary schools. In its first report the charity claims that pupils with depression or anxiety … Continue reading

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Employers must prioritise mental health in the workplace

Research shows one in six workers in England experiences stress, depression or anxiety at any one time. Worse, many employees feel that there is no place in the workplace to admit they’re feeling stressed to their bosses for fear of … Continue reading

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Employers addressing mental health in the workplace

Mental health problems such as stress are estimated to cost the UK economy a staggering £26 billion, accounting for absence, presenteeism1 and staff turnover with affects compounded in small businesses where employees are left to pick up additional workloads to … Continue reading

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HR staff suffer increased stress levels during the festive period

While many departments may be winding down and getting into the spirit of Christmas, there is one department that will not have this luxury during the festive period:  the HR department. A recent poll carried out by Bupa has shown … Continue reading

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Attitudes to health and work amongst the working-age population

A recent survey carried out by the Department for Work and Pensions has shown that over half of employers believe that staff would not want them to intervene regarding their physical and mental health. In comparison, 80 per cent of … Continue reading

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