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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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01 February 2009
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Health & Wellbeing at Work

The Health and Wellbeing at Work Event is the UK’s leading event for HR and occupational health professionals, rehabilitation and therapy specialists, disability employment advisors and other healthca…

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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 October 2008
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Buyer's Guide to Occupational Health

Impending government measures are helping to focus employers’ minds on the need for efficient occupational health services, says Sam Barrett. Occupational health is fast becoming one of the most de…

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08 September 2008
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Mental Health: Making Work Better

Tackling stress and mental health problems at work will not only reap financial rewards but is vital for both employees and managers to develop their self-knowledge, as Sally O'Reilly reports. OH pr…

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