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WORKERS WITH MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES ARE ‘SUFFERING IN SILENCE’

Millions of workers with mental health problems are suffering in silence because of a lack of support from their employers, according to a new report. Bosses were accused of being “disconnected” from their staff over mental health – with most believing their organisation helps employees with mental ill health, said charity Business in the Community. […]

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UK GROWTH HELD BACK AS LEADERS LOSE THE TRUST OF MIDDLE MANAGEMENT

British business growth is being undermined from within by widespread mistrust of senior managers, according to a new report published today by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and leadership events specialist Top Banana. Just one in three (36%) of the 1,456 middle managers surveyed for The Middle Manager Lifeline say they fully trust their senior […]

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MAJORITY OF WORKERS FEEL GUILTY OVER TAKING TIME OFF SICK

Two out of three employees go to work when they are feeling unwell and feel guilty if they take time off sick, a new report shows. A survey of 1,300 workers by jobs site CV-Library found that most only take one or two days off work because of sickness every year. Virtually all of those […]

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BP WORKERS WERE SCARED TO HELP THE MAKERS OF OIL SPILL DISATER MOVIE

Workers for oil giant BP were “scared” to co-operate with the makers of the new Deepwater Horizon disaster movie, the film’s director has claimed. Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson star in the film about the 2010 oil-rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico which cost 11 lives and led to the biggest oil […]