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  • Increasingly, managing stress levels and promoting wellbeing in the workplace are considered crucial to maintaining a productive workforce, yet stress is a still a major problem for many. Stress can be…

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  • In Charles Dickens’s book, David Copperfield, Mr Micawber hits upon a fundamental truth. He says: “Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen [pounds] nineteen [shillings] and six [pence], result: happiness….

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  • Men have traditionally been viewed as the breadwinners; the ones considered to be best equipped to navigate the challenges and competition of the workplace. But a new survey by Mind…

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  • According to Department of Health figures quoted by the King’s Fund, an estimated 15 million people in the UK suffered from chronic diseases in 2012 – just under a quarter…

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  • Summer can mean that the heat is on for many workers spending their days outdoors, in poorly-ventilated offices or dressed in heavy-duty protective clothing. People who work workers should ensure…

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  • The workplace is changing due in part to the 24-hour global economy, new technologies, the decline in heavy industry, and the end of the ‘job for life’ culture. Increasingly, workers…

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  • ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ is how British households were encouraged to cope with the deprivations of the Second World War and the same message of resilience in the face…

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  • Evidence suggests that when a person is off work due to sickness for an extended period (four weeks or more) they face increased and increasing difficulties getting back to work…

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  • Employee health screening is a term used to describe a range of checks and tests that help identify risks to health and improve wellbeing among staff. They have the potential…

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  • According to the Mental Health Foundation, mental health problems are a growing concern. They are complex and diverse and the spectrum of mental health conditions can range from common mental…

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  • A new support service, designed to help working people who face long-term sickness absence return to work more quickly, is now available across the whole of England. The free and…

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  • Increasingly, managing stress levels and promoting wellbeing in the workplace are considered crucial to maintaining a productive workforce, yet stress is a still a major problem for many. Stress can be…

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