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Focus on connectedness to help prevent suicide

World Suicide Prevention Day - focusing on connectedness can be a key way to prevent the incidence of suicide.

Contributor: Christine Husbands, Commercial Director - RedArc Nurses | Published: 11 September 2023

World Suicide Prevention Day – Creating hope through action

GRiD reminds employers that it is imperative to communicate support for mental health clearly and regularly, as employees need to be reminded that expert help is available should they need it.

Contributor: Katharine Moxham, spokesperson - GRiD | Published: 10 September 2023

Employee demand rises for divorce, separation and housing support

Towergate Health & Protection has today released details from one of its leading employee assistance programme (EAP) providers, which show an increasing demand for information and advice, not just mental health counselling, when it comes to supporting overall employee health and wellbeing.

Contributor: Debra Clark, Head of Wellbeing - Towergate Health & Protection | Published: 29 August 2023

A job for life is history

Six in ten workers in Ireland will leave their current employer in the next 10 years, and three in ten don’t see themselves with the same company in five years’ time. This is according to the findings of a new survey from Lockton People Solutions[1], which revealed that for Irish workers, a job-for-life is very much a dated concept, with employees regularly reassessing their career trajectories and most open to pursuing new opportunities with different employers.

Contributor: Tom Curran, Head of Wellbeing - Lockton People Solutions | Published: 27 August 2023

Accreditation to tackle UK’s culture of precarious employment

The Living Wage Foundation’s scheme to tackle insecure work is gathering pace amid the cost-of-living crisis, with 100 UK employers now signed up to provide secure and stable hours to their staff with a Living Hours accreditation.

Contributor: Maisie Caro - Living Wage Foundation | Published: 26 August 2023