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February 2020

Immigration – Brexit

Immigration – Brexit

On 31st January 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) left the European Union (EU) with a negotiated and finalised withdrawal ag...Read more

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Feb 21 2020

Working with shingles

Working with shingles

What is shingles? Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a non-life threatening viral infection. The main symptoms ...Read more

Nicola Jagielski

Feb 21 2020

Debt Awareness Week - How can employers help?

Debt Awareness Week - How can employers help?

According to the Office for National Statistics, the average UK household is in over £9,000 of debt.   While the Centr...Read more

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Feb 21 2020

Supporting an employee with bipolar disorder

Supporting an employee with bipolar disorder

Research has suggested that as many as 5% of the UK population are on the bipolar spectrum and 1 in 100 people are diagn...Read more

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Feb 20 2020

Coronavirus - Are your employees worried?

Coronavirus - Are your employees worried?

The latest figures report that over 75,000 cases of the virus have been confirmed, resulting in over 2,000 deaths worldw...Read more

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Feb 19 2020

How much does an EAP Cost?

How much does an EAP Cost?

An employee assistance programme, or simply EAP, as it’s more commonly known, is an employee benefit programme designed ...Read more

Stefan Jagielski

Feb 17 2020

No Smoking Day 2020

No Smoking Day 2020

According to The World Health Organisation, tobacco kills up to half of its users.   On the 11th March 2020, we acknow...Read more

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Feb 13 2020

Nutrition & Hydration Week

Nutrition & Hydration Week

New research from pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk has predicted that cutting obesity would prevent 40,000 premature ...Read more

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Feb 12 2020

Mental health training for teachers

Mental health training for teachers

As part of the 2014 Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey by the NHS, they found that up to 17% (one in six) of adults aged...Read more

Nicola Jagielski

Feb 10 2020

Employee engagement and its link to wellbeing

Employee engagement and its link to wellbeing

Your employees are the most important asset to your business. When they’re motivated, involved and committed to the org...Read more

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Feb 6 2020

Mental Health Sick Leave & Employment Law

Mental Health Sick Leave & Employment Law

There’s quite the stigma still when it comes to mental health. According to the Stevenson/Farmer review, more than 300,...Read more

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Feb 3 2020

January 2020

Presenteeism at work

Presenteeism at work

Most workplaces will have an employee that always comes into work even when they’re ill. While some employers will see ...Read more

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Jan 30 2020

CBT for PTSD

CBT for PTSD

In a previous article, we defined Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as well as its causes and symptoms. In it, we e...Read more

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Jan 27 2020

Creating a positive workplace culture

Creating a positive workplace culture

1 in 6 people experience mental health problems in the workplace, according to a survey commissioned by the Health Work ...Read more

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Jan 24 2020

White noise benefits

White noise benefits

Offices can be loud. The trend toward open-plan means that everyone can hear everyone else. And when there are phones ri...Read more

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Jan 23 2020

Supporting LGBT mental health at work

Supporting LGBT mental health at work

Research carried out by Anglia Ruskin University has found that gay and lesbian jobseekers are 5% less likely to be offe...Read more

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Jan 23 2020

National Sickie Day

National Sickie Day

Research conducted by employment law firm ELAS has found that 'National Sickie Day' could cost the UK economy £45m in wa...Read more

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Jan 22 2020

How to deal with an employee with depression

How to deal with an employee with depression

During times of worry, we all have bouts of depression or anxiety—it’s totally normal. However, when these feelings are ...Read more

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Jan 20 2020

Mental health and the law—your rights

Mental health and the law—your rights

Mental health problems are a growing concern in today’s society. For the individuals and families of those experiencing ...Read more

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Jan 19 2020

Time to Talk Day

Time to Talk Day

According to the Mental Health at Work initiative, 60% of people say that stigma and discrimination are as damaging, or ...Read more

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Jan 18 2020

Children's Mental Health Week

Children's Mental Health Week

According to The Children's Society, 10% of children and young people have a clinically diagnosable mental health proble...Read more

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Jan 17 2020

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