Category: Mental Health Advice

Wellbeing: Quick Facts

Employee wellbeing is concerned with both the physical and emotional health of employees, helping to prevent problems arising or, if they do, helping employees to cope with them so as to have a minimal impact on their work — in short, to be more resilient. Wellbeing is a multi-layered subject, involving not just the human resources department but the health...

Improving well being in construction

The construction sector is proving to be one of the worst cases. Several reasons have been suggested for particularly poor health, safety and well being figures in the construction industry, including the large numbers of transitory workers. You can imagine eyes glazing over at yet another health and safety induction. Meanwhile, there is a suspicion that some of the smaller...

Managing Stress

Actions to Address the Causes of Workplace Stress To address the common aspects of working life that can cause stress, managers should regularly do the following.   Review workloads, targets and deadlines. This may involve: Reviewing the volume of work each employee is expected to achieve in order to assess whether it is fair, reasonable and realistic Consulting employees about...

Mental Health at Work: Quick Facts

This topic provides practical tips on how to put in place workplace policies that support those struggling with their mental health. Mental health issues are important in the workplace: it is said that one in six people in employment are having mental health problems at any one time. Employers have a key role in managing working conditions that can affect...

Mental Health at Work: In-depth

This topic provides practical tips on how to put in place workplace policies that support those struggling with their mental health. Mental Health Awareness Week (14th-20th May)  https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week Mental health issues are important in the workplace: it is said that one in six people in employment are having mental health problems at any one time. Employers have a key role...