Geoff McDonald is one of the most vocal mental health campaigners in Britain. Having experienced a period of severe depression and mental ill health, he is determined to create workplaces all over the world where people feel free to ask for help.
By Anna Ryland, British Safety Council on 25 May 2019
Less than half of employees think their managers would notice if they had mental health symptoms, despite two in three managers saying they feel confident in promoting wellbeing, a survey from Mind has found.
I have recently been involved in reviewing the applications for the British Safety Council’s International Safety Awards for 2019, which have attracted in excess of 550 submissions across all sectors and from the UK and other countries.
By David Parr is inspired by this year's entries to the International Safety Awards on 21 February 2019
There are some people who get quite cross at the news – for example on hearing about homelessness or the growth in the use of food banks across the UK, knowing that we are one of the richest countries in the world by GDP per head.
By Lawrence Waterman OBE reflects on teamwork and positive thinking on 06 February 2019
A survey asking 1,274 Brits about the most common work stressors they had in 2018 has revealed that excessive workload was the leading cause of stress. Most respondents (84%) said this was the biggest cause of worry for them.
You cannot teach wellbeing in the workplace, but you can create a culture and conditions that will help employees maintain or develop physical and mental wellbeing, and help them look after themselves, says Professor Carol Black.