42% UK employees are calling in sick claiming a physical illness, when in reality it’s a mental health issue.
New annual wellbeing report from REBA/Punter Southall Health & Protection reveals latest employee wellbeing trends.
Do your employee survey and ‘pulse’ survey results make you concerned about engagement levels? If you get the sense that people are tired and emotionally depleted, it’s time to make a change. Your organisation needs to demonstrate that it cares, that leadership cares about employees. By investing in staff wellbeing, an organisation concretely illustrates that staff are a priority. Investing in staff is a direct investment in the business, and so it’s a win-win scenario. MARGINALIA speaks with Simon Andrew, Insight & Engagement Director at Benefex, to explore the employee and productivity ramifications that surround wellbeing at work.
Within every business, there will be those who suffer in silence to the point that control is lost and the very act of getting out of bed becomes utterly overwhelming.
The attitudes and behaviours of colleagues towards people returning to work from sick leave can have a big impact on whether or not a worker feels they are fairly treated by their organisation.
A new survey reveals that over half of British workers would be willing to wear a health tech device that may detect the early signs of mental health symptoms if their employer would supply the device.
Researchers have developed a new tool which could benefit organisations and their staff by assessing employees’ beliefs about how they manage challenging and stressful situations at work.
Directors twice as likely to experience ‘workplace performance anxiety’ than any other level.
Talking Talent research highlights more than half of all professionals feel worn out by their work.
Staff who feel they are treated unfairly at work are at increased risk of being off sick more frequently and for longer, according to new research by the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Stockholm University.
NABS, the employee support organisation for the advertising and media industry, has launched a new model designed to change the way wellbeing is approached by the industry.
This week saw International Stress Awareness Day, an annual event to raise awareness of this growing issue and promote the importance of wellbeing for individuals and organisations. Adrian Lewis, Director of Activ Absence, says many organisations could do more to recognise and combat stress and offers some tips for managing stress in the workplace.
To support World Mental Health Day (10th October), Punter Southall Health & Protection, the healthcare and employee benefits specialist, is urging employers to tackle the growing issue of mental health in the workplace and better support good employee mental wellbeing.
A report released by the NHS revealed that one in three ‘sick notes’ are issued for mental health issues, making psychiatric problems the most common reason for people to take time off work, ahead of musculoskeletal diseases.
Cycle to Work Day 2017 is approaching us on September the 13th and it is in full swing for its 5th anniversary. Research from Cyclescheme has highlighted that employees who cycle for their morning commute generate more ideas, increase productivity and have less sick days.
New research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) suggests that the process of dealing with emotional exhaustion can sometimes increase happiness.