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Thriving at Work – Part 2

As we mentioned in our previous blog, the Farmer/ Stephenson “Thriving at Work” Report has made a number of recommendations as to steps that businesses, the public sector and the Government can take to increase mental health and wellbeing within the workplace, with the aim not only of increasing the standard of mental health but … Continue Reading

Mental health in the City workplace – how are you doing?

No job within the Square Mile is immune from its own stresses or strains.  As the City of London Corporation’s Business Healthy blog notes (https://www.businesshealthy.org/blog/), the recent economic climate has exacerbated these through the invariable requirement that businesses reduce their cost base without adversely affecting their profits.  Undoubtedly, this drive to do more with less … Continue Reading

Mental Health and UK Employment Law – Part 6

Yesterday was ‘Time to Talk’ day, a day about getting people to talk about mental health.  Why does talking about mental health matter to business?  It matters because mental health problems cost UK business over £26bn per year and such issues are now recognised as the number one reason for time off work.    However, absence … Continue Reading