Talk Business – 24 Ways to Support your Employees on World Mental Health Day24 Ways to Support your Employees on World Mental Health Day

Talk Business – 24 Ways to Support your Employees on World Mental Health Day24 Ways to Support your Employees on World Mental Health Day

Mental health has been moved top of the agenda in recent years. On World Mental Health Day employers need to move mental health to the top of the discussion, understand and work out how to support their employees on a daily basis. World Mental Health Day has been around since 1992, promoting advocacy, education and awareness against the social stigma of poor mental health in the workplace. Businesses should use World Mental Health Day to open up conversations around mental health. Unlike other injuries and illnesses, mental health is not easily using a pill or medication. It takes acceptance and constant support from the people around us. As most of us spend a third of our life in an office surrounded by our colleagues it takes a lot to breach the social stigma and talk about our mental health. This is why the workplace should use World Mental Health Day effectively to break down barriers and support employees in their struggles. So, as a...
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Will you be Working on Holiday?

Will you be Working on Holiday?

With August underway many employees in the UK are now heading off for their summer vacation. However, whilst holidays are meant to be for relaxing, recuperating, spending time with family, friends, or taking time to focus on hobbies, for some it is just so difficult to switch off from the workplace. HR Magazine have published a report on a 2,000 strong study which was recently undertaken by Glassdoor that found just half of employees will not be relaxing properly this summer and expected to be ‘reachable’ whilst on holiday. (more…)...
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