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May 2017

Half of us aren't happy to discuss mental health at work

Half of us aren't happy to discuss mental health at work

Long after Oliver Thompson-Smith's physical injuries had healed, the young man was still suffering. As a 19-year-old ...Read more

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May 8 2017

A Small Business’s Secret Weapon: An EAP

A Small Business’s Secret Weapon: An EAP

Ahead of mental health awareness week, wellness expert David Price explains how an Employee Assistance Programme can hel...Read more

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May 8 2017

The City turns green this week to help end the stigma of mental health - The Lord Mayor’s Appeal

The City turns green this week to help end the stigma of mental health - The Lord Mayor’s Appeal

Over 150 City firms will come together to wear green ribbons this week in a new drive to end the stigma of talking about...Read more

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May 8 2017

Employer responsibilities around mental health in the workplace

Employer responsibilities around mental health in the workplace

Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK, and business leaders should be reviewing how they suppo...Read more

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May 8 2017

Health Assured's Health Insurance awards nonimations

Health Assured's Health Insurance awards nonimations

Health Assured is proud to announce our nomination in five categories in this year’s Health Insurance Awards, including:...Read more

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May 4 2017

April 2017

Early intervention ‘improves mental health conditions’

Early intervention ‘improves mental health conditions’

Patients see a 50% reduction in depression and anxiety scores   Employer-sponsored early intervention significantl...Read more

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Apr 13 2017

How to stop feeling insignificant

How to stop feeling insignificant

When events seem too much, what better solace than a reminder that they are, if you zoom out to a different timescale, i...Read more

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Apr 13 2017

Thousands of domestic violence victims withdrawing from legal action after Government cuts, figures reveal

Thousands of domestic violence victims withdrawing from legal action after Government cuts, figures reveal

More than 160,000 victims of domestic violence in England withdrew their support for charges against their abusers in 20...Read more

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Apr 13 2017

Isn’t it time ‘corporate stigma’ got therapy instead of people?

Isn’t it time ‘corporate stigma’ got therapy instead of people?

“I’m having a meltdown” – when it’s more than a metaphor Those of us who’ve worked in the corporate world are used to...Read more

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Apr 13 2017

The 8 Voices of Laziness and How to Overcome Them

The 8 Voices of Laziness and How to Overcome Them

According to a study from Deloitte, 70 percent of respondents binge watch streaming content. This means watching an aver...Read more

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Apr 13 2017

Leaders must change the culture on mental health at work

Leaders must change the culture on mental health at work

Momentum is growing to make employers’ take responsibility to tackle the problem of mental health at work, not least fro...Read more

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Apr 13 2017

'Four in 10 companies' have a health and wellbeing strategy in place

'Four in 10 companies' have a health and wellbeing strategy in place

Four in 10 (40%) companies have had or have put in place a health and wellbeing strategy over the past five years, a sur...Read more

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Apr 13 2017

Consumer Law – Home Improvements

Consumer Law – Home Improvements

Consumer Law – Home Improvements Building work, home improvements and maintenance, whether planned or emergency work, c...Read more

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Apr 13 2017

National Walking Month 2017

National Walking Month 2017

This year not only are we asking you to get out walking every day - we also want you to help build a picture of how walk...Read more

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Apr 13 2017

Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14th May 2017)

Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14th May 2017)

Surviving or thriving? With people struggling to cope with the demands of life and getting through the day, we will exp...Read more

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Apr 13 2017

Three quarters of employees ‘under pressure to work 24/7’

Three quarters of employees ‘under pressure to work 24/7’

Three-quarters of British employees feel under pressure to respond to emails outside of work hours, increasing their anx...Read more

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Apr 7 2017

Vaping shops selling to non-smokers

Vaping shops selling to non-smokers

Almost nine in 10 e-cigarette shops in the UK are selling vaping products to non-smokers against the industry's code of ...Read more

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Apr 7 2017

20 Quotes on Courage to Help You with Your Depression

20 Quotes on Courage to Help You with Your Depression

Living with depression — and especially coping with chronic depression — demands courage over any other virtue: the cour...Read more

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Apr 7 2017

Almost 20,000 people prosecuted for pupil absences in 2015

Almost 20,000 people prosecuted for pupil absences in 2015

Freedom of information request reveals 21% jump on 2014 and comes on eve of supreme court ruling on term-time holiday ...Read more

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Apr 7 2017

Gender pay gap law could have significant impact, say experts

Gender pay gap law could have significant impact, say experts

Law forcing UK companies to publish their gender pay gap comes into force on Thursday, and many are hopeful it will help...Read more

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Apr 7 2017

The lazy person’s guide to getting (a bit) fitter

The lazy person’s guide to getting (a bit) fitter

New research suggests that 20 million Britons need to get off the sofa and do more exercise – or risk an early death. He...Read more

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Apr 7 2017

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