Covid has brought bereavement and grief to the fore. While everyone deals with grief differently there are resources that can be of help across many different circumstances. For employers, it is not only about helping the individual directly affected, but also building skills among their colleagues so that they too can cope and offer support
Published: 29 November 2021
An in-depth overview of issues surrounding menopause in the workplace. Kat Derbyshire, a HR Director from Barnsley explores current policies, and explains how businesses can better support staff going through menopause.
Published: 26 November 2021
Researchers and charities have urged employers teams to accelerate 'financial wellbeing' efforts, with new research linking money stress to workplace mental health issues.
Published: 8 November 2021
There are a lot of support services that offer mental health support, however many do not cater for more complex and enduring mental health issues, such as severe depression, trauma and psychiatric disorders. Many support services are only limited to mild to moderate mental health issues, such as low mood and anxiety.
Published: 21 October 2021
Businesses across all sectors are having to re-think their employee experience and wellbeing strategies to provide support to staff in the wake of the pandemic.
According to new research from Benefex, the company behind OneHub, the leading employee experience platform, employees have become far more open about their own wellbeing during the pandemic. 87% of HR leaders have experienced increased numbers of employees disclosing issues around mental health, and 82% have seen greater numbers of staff reporting feelings of loneliness.
Published: 20 October 2021
Employers may typically think that it’s the older generation, Gen X, that has more responsibility and more worry, but our research shows otherwise. Younger age groups can have less stability in their lives and feel the burden of responsibility heavily.
Published: 19 October 2021
In advance of World Mental Health Day, data reveals changes in employee mood and wellbeing, as work-life and social uncertainty persists
Published: 15 October 2021
UK businesses could be facing a £48.2bn1 recruitment bill to replace 16 million2 workers who are looking to move jobs, according to the latest research from Westfield Health. This is a huge increase on the 3.3 million that moved job in 20181 costing businesses an estimated £9.9bn.
Published: 7 October 2021
Resilience is not a personality trait, it is something all employees can improve upon, says Towergate Health & Protection, and this opens up potential for everyone – particularly crucial as we need to adapt to living with Covid-19.
Published: 20 September 2021
All good journeys have a starting point. The journey to improving workforce wellbeing is no different. But it’s hard to get a sense of direction when you don’t know where you’re starting from in the first place.
Published: 3 September 2021