HR bosses are the most likely to take days off sick due to stress

A poll of 2,000 British workers found that HR bosses, responsible for staffing issues and dealing with employee law and sickness days, were the most frazzled by their work pressures. They even beat doctors and teachers. The study by Step One Recovery – a rehabilitation retreat in Spain – found that 90% of those polled […]

UK Business leaders risking workforce stress burnout

Employers are in danger of having their workforces experience burnout, as despite a huge number feeling stressed at work almost half do nothing to help alleviate the problem. For those British adults in employment, work is by far the most common cause of stress (59%). Yet almost one in two (45%) of British businesses do […]

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 […]