The CEO of Streetwise explains the pressures young people face, and whether any mental health issues they have would sufficiently be addressed once they enter the world of business.
?Directors tend to be thought of as confident,? a Harvard Business Review report claimed. ?After all, they routinely make decisions under conditions of uncertainty.? But that doesn?t mean they?re impervious to workplace anxiety.
Left untreated, mental health disorders can have a crippling impact on even the most simple of daily activities. A silent battle of the mind ? and a secret killer ? it can go unnoticed even by friends and family.
Giving staff the environment they need to thrive has its benefits. It will allow them to be productive, think more clearly and be positive.
Many SMEs still believe that focussing on staff wellbeing requires a large budget. We gain a startup account of the available initiatives that support mental health.
RedArc provides long-term advice and emotional support for people suffering from mental health conditions. We speak with its managing director, Christine Husbands, for our Mind Control series.
Real Business finds out why entrepreneur Paul Finch believes mental health problems will get worse due to the rising trend of remote working.
In the latest Mind Control feature, Saberr CEO Tom Marsden unveils how the company is using technology to address mental health issues.
Recent studies have shown mental health and financial stability are closely linked, with financial stress costing the UK economy ?121bn and 18m working hours in lost productivity every year.
World Mental Health Day took place in October and for the first time, the focus was on the office environment ? a sign businesses are openly recognising the link between mental wellbeing and the modern workplace.
The UK has been steeped in a culture of overtime, leading to numerous moments of stress which, when not taken care of, could stack up and place pressure on your mental health.
Next up in our mind control series is John Dean, CEO of Punter Southall Health and Protection, who suggests our pattern of working hard and recovering over the weekend only boosts ill health.