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03 July 2018

Personal Relationships Biggest Cause Of Employee Distress

Distress linked to the state of their personal relationships caused more employees to lift up the phone and contact us for emotional support than any other issue in the year to March 2018. In total, over a quarter of all calls (28.6%) were linked to family arguments and the breakdown of personal relationships. Making this the biggest cause of employee concern, slightly ahead of mental health issues, which was the primary concern for 27.9% of callers. The data highlights the extent to which employees crave and want positive relationships, but struggle to achieve this. So for any employer keen to boost emotional wellbeing across their workplace, helping people to avoid family arguments and keep their relationships stable is now every bit as important as mental health education. But where should you start when it comes to supporting them?

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31 January 2018
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Time To Talk About Loneliness At Work

Since it launched, just four years ago, Time To Talk Day, which happens on the first Thursday in February, has inspired millions of people to open up about mental health. However, one area that remai…

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07 December 2017
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Why A Joyful Workforce Is A More Productive Workforce

If you hear people emitting peals of laughter at this time of year, or talking animatedly about their plans for the festive season, you might be tempted to think they’re slacking off. In reality, your…

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17 November 2017
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How To Be Kind To Yourself

Perhaps the hardest thing about working in mental health is seeing how much people suffer with issues like stress and depression when there are some simple, yet incredibly effective, things they can d…

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15 August 2017
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Menopause Misunderstanding Generates Unnecessary Absence Costs

According to a new study by the Government Equalities Office, the menopause is costing the economy millions every year, because employers don’t understand it. The report warns that unlike pregnancy …

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