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05 February 2019

Who cares for the carers?

5th February 2019, Carers UK have released a new report on “Juggling work and unpaid care” One of the report’s key findings is that more than 600 people quit work to look after older and disabled relatives every day. The number of those juggling work and care appears to be far higher than previously thought – around 4.87 million (compared with 3 million in the Census 2011). Is there more that the work place can do to support working carers to stay in employment?

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10 January 2019
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Boost the mental health of young workers

The theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day (Wednesday 10th October) is “young people and mental health in a changing world.” As the headlines in the run-up to the day will highlight, this is a…

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09 January 2019
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Five Mental Health Predictions For 2019

From ongoing loneliness and suicide issues to the adverse impact of constant change and work-life pressures on new parents, there are lots of challenges keeping mental health high on employers’ agenda…

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09 November 2018
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Minister for suicide won’t solve mental health crisis

Eighteen people will die in the UK and Republic of Ireland today as a result of taking their own life. With 25 times as many people feeling suicidal, but not acting on this. The scale of the problem,…

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07 September 2018
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How to Get your Holiday Buzz Back

Most of us recognise how good these activities have made us feel and vow to turn some of them into regular habits. But as soon as we get back, life inevitably gets in the way. We stop nurturing oursel…

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