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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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15 June 2018
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Have all your employees recovered from giving birth?

Every year, around 20,000 women go through a traumatic birth experience that has lasting implications not only for their physical and mental health, but also their ability to function at work. Althou…

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11 May 2018
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Use Triage To Help Crack Mental Health Issues

This month we are delighted to have our thinking on the importance of nipping mental health issues in the bud profiled as the lead story in Occupational Health & Wellbeing magazine. The editor, Nic P…

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06 March 2018
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Are your employees getting enough sleep?

Sleep deprivation is now estimated to cost the UK economy £37bn a year, with employees who get less than six hours sleep a night generating twice as much absenteeism and presenteeism as their well res…

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