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Employee Stress in the Workplace - How to Help
Employee Stress in the Workplace - How to Help
While every employee experiences job-related stress at one point or another, too much stress in the workplace can lead to the development of serious mental health problems, such as depression or anxiety. And recent data from the HSE revealed that this problem is far too common. In fact, stress, depression and anxiety account for over 40 per cent of work-related ill health complications, with 15.4 million...

Commuter Chaos: Reduce Employees’  Transport Woes With These Steps
Commuter Chaos: Reduce Employees’ Transport Woes With These Steps
While many employees find themselves stressed at work during one point or another, recent research revealed that simply getting to work is now half the battle. Of those who take public transport or drive to work, 25 per cent reported feeling stressed as a result of their daily commute, while 18 per cent said their travels to work made them miserable. Not to mention, 10 per cent of those who feel...

Preventing Presenteesim: How to Help  Employees Decrease Workplace Stress
Preventing Presenteesim: How to Help Employees Decrease Workplace Stress
Nearly 90 per cent of employees admitted to observing presenteeism (coming to work when physically or mentally unwell) in the workplace this past year—more than triple the rate since 2010, according to a recent survey conducted by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. The findings mirror a recent report from the Office for National Statistics, which found that the number of working...

Up Against the Stress Epidemic: Your Well-being Initiatives are not Enough
Up Against the Stress Epidemic: Your Well-being Initiatives are not Enough
Britain is in the midst of a stress epidemic, as 82 per cent of people experience it at least once in an average week, according to the marketing researching company, OnePoll. What’s more, 49 per cent of all working days lost in 2016-17 were due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety. In an effort to address this systemic issue, many UK organisations have introduced well-being programmes....

Britain in Throes of Stress Epidemic
Britain in Throes of Stress Epidemic
Unfortunately, stress has become a common state of being in the United Kingdom, as 82 per cent of people experience it at least once throughout an average week, according to the marketing research company, OnePoll. One cause for this new 
‘norm’ can be attributed in part to the sense of obligation to always be available for work-related matters—even after hours. In fact, 59...