As the COVID-19 crisis hit in March 2020 many initially commented that it didn?t discriminate. Not in recent years has the nation collectively experienced the challenges to mental wellbeing brought about by the current pandemic. New research reveals insights on how events have impacted the UK workforce.
UK workers less likely to talk to managers about experiencing mental health problems since lockdown, fearing ?repercussions? of job loss.
As a third of workers feel returning will negatively impact their mental health, how can managers and team leaders help their staff return safely?
Good mental health has to be the top priority for staff when working from home?during the COVID-19 lockdown, explains CartridgeSave MD, Ian Cowley.
Extreme loneliness or great work life balance? How to work from home and stay mentally healthy, according to workplace wellbeing experts.
Workplace mental health is one of the last taboos around. Ensure you as the employer open up the discussion and listen to conversations around it.
Mental health is at the forefront of people?s minds right now. But within this discussion, are we giving eating disorders the time they deserve?
In the wake of the Jeremy Kyle Show scandal, thortful.com CEO Andy Pearce explains how small businesses without HR departments can still implement a duty of care and do the right thing for staff mental health.
We?re told as entrepreneurs that bigger is best, that we should concentrate on growth at all costs and that a key measure of success is turnover and the number of staff that we employ. But that approach can lead to misery, burn out and poor mental health. Here’s my own story about growth, expectations, ego and the lessons I learned as a CEO of a growing business.
Being a successful entrepreneur takes resilence by the bucketload. However, this isn’t just about being tough and ‘rolling with the punches’. True resilience, and ultimately business success relies on entrepreneurs creating strategies that prevent stress, fatigue, and burnout in the long-term.
When some of us think of life coaching we tend to think of 1980s Wall-Street and of haggard stockbrokers after a quick fix. However, the sector has evolved, gone global, and is currently the second fastest growing industry after IT. But recently it’s developed a particularly female bent. Enter the age of the female-led and female-focused life coaching. We met the female life coach entrepreneurs bringing comfort, positivity, and inspiration to female executives across the UK in an age of #MeToo, balancing responsibilities, and fighting the gender pay gap.
Employers must listen to their employees, and especially so when it comes to their mental health issues. Here’s how to do it with compassion whilst staying within the realms of professionalism and good management.