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February 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

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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

Social anxiety at work

Social anxiety at work

Social anxiety isn’t easy to deal with. We’re all familiar with anxiety—that sense of nervousness and unease that we fe...Read more

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Jan 16 2020

Bereavement Support: Counselling and Advice

Bereavement Support: Counselling and Advice

Grief can make an impact on the physical and mental wellbeing of an individual. According to ACAS, one in ten employees ...Read more

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Jan 13 2020

How to reduce back pain at work

How to reduce back pain at work

Why wait for BackCare awareness week to discuss accurate back care? In 2018, there were 186,000 workers suffering signi...Read more

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Jan 9 2020

Managing someone with anxiety at work

Managing someone with anxiety at work

Anxiety is a feeling of restlessness and unease caused by fear, nervousness, worry or increased instances of stress. Wit...Read more

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Jan 6 2020

How to Improve Employee Morale

How to Improve Employee Morale

How is your team feeling? What’s the atmosphere like in your office? Employee morale is an important part of a successfu...Read more

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Jan 2 2020

December 2019

What is PTSD?

What is PTSD?

Trauma can occur at any time and to anyone. In a majority of cases, when an individual experiences a traumatic event, t...Read more

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Dec 19 2019

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