Wellbeing

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The Burnout Generation: Workplace stress affects three in four employees

In November last year, the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) reported that over 500,000 employees suffered with work-related stress, depression or anxiety in 2016/17, resulting in 12.5 million working days lost. In a new report from Freedom Finance, the disparities and challenges of three generations are analysed to explore key factors that could be impacting […]

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Workers in the dark over sick pay according to new Direct Line research

New research from Direct Line Life Insurance reveals that Brits are in the dark when it comes to sick pay, with more than 2.5 million workers unaware that they would face a significant salary shortfall if they are unwell and are unable to work. In fact, many Brits mistakenly assume their employer would continue to […]

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It’s toughest at the top: UK directors report highest rates of anxiety in the workplace

Despite their extra experience and authority, employees in senior positions are more prone to experiencing workplace performance anxiety than any other role, new research shows. A study of 1,000 workplaces conducted by RADA in Business, the commercial subsidiary of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art that provides communication skills training for corporate individuals, found that senior directors feel workplace […]

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Millennials dealing with a quarter life crisis

Nearly nine in ten (86%) of millennials feel under immense pressure. Faced with Instagram and Facebook feeds of happy, successful people every time they open their phones – building a career and developing personal relationships have never been so stressful. There’s a growing feeling of pretend-adulthood, which is manifesting as a ‘quarter-life crisis’ (QLC). Although […]

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NOMURA ADIDAS AND FORSTER COMMUNICATIONS HEALTHIEST PLACES TO WORK

The 2017 Britain’s Healthiest Workplace winners have been revealed and the awards have recognised Nomura International Plc as the healthiest large workplace, adidas the healthiest medium workplace and Forster Communications the healthiest small workplace. The winners were chosen from 167 participating organisations with 32,000 participating individual employees. Britain’s Healthiest Workplace is one of the largest […]