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25 February 2009

Empower Staff to Tackle Stress

As the recession deepens and anxiety takes hold, OH can play a vital role in helping staff avoid falling victim to stress. Increased anxiety brought about by financial and job insecurity now pose a risk to employee health, with two in three workers claiming they feel more stressed, run down and prone to illness since the credit crunch.

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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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01 September 2008
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The role of line managers in tackling stress

Allowing stress to take hold among a workforce can be costly in terms of the number of working days lost, reduced employee performance and, in the worst cases, legal action being brought against emplo…

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19 May 2008
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Absence Special: Stress - in the grip of it

Stress continues to be the biggest cause of workplace absence. What practical measures can HR take to rehabilitate sick staff, and prevent stress taking over? Sally O'Reilly reports. The CBI/AXA…

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17 April 2008
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HOW TO... Prevent Workplace Bullying

Whether actual or perceived, workers who feel bullied can rapidly lose their self-esteem, to the extent that the situation takes hold of them before they can seek help. To avoid the long-term absence…

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