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12 February 2009

Wellbeing: Recession depression

Sally O'Reilly looks at the increasing evidence linking the economic downturn to workplace stress and mental ill health. Prime minister Gordon Brown may have made a "slip of the tongue", according to his spokesman, when he recently referred to the recession as a "depression", but there is no confusion about the association between economic problems and poor mental health.

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15 January 2009
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Don’t let downturn damage staff health

Two-thirds of workers claim they feel more stressed, run-down and prone to illness since the credit crunch - HR must take urgent action to boost the well-being and resilience of the workforce.

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