Stress

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    No silver bullet to address rising levels of workplace stress

    Psychological stress in the workplace is rising and there is “no silver bullet” to resolve it, Marshel Rozario, an associate tutor at health and safety training provider RRC International, told delegates attending the SHW Live North conference in Manchester.

    By Kerry Reals on 26 January 2024

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    What’s holding us back from managing stress?

    Have you ever told a colleague or manager that you feel stressed? Has a colleague ever told you that they feel stressed? If so, how do you feel it was handled?

    By Emma Slaven, Acas on 03 October 2023

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    Spring Budget: funding to tackle leading health causes keeping people out of work

    The Spring Budget has set out more funding for mental health, musculoskeletal conditions and cardiovascular disease to support more people to stay in work.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 March 2023

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    Supporting mental health at work: getting started

    Given I am going to say that it helps us all if people can be open about their mental health, I am going to start by saying I have a mental health condition. I have depression and generalised anxiety.

    By Simon Stephen on 30 March 2022

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    Tackling stress

    April is Stress Awareness Month, when we raise awareness of the causes and cures for our modern stress pandemic.

    By Mike Robinson on 20 April 2021

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    HSE challenged over work-related stress plans by MPs

    HSE has not ruled out inspecting for work-related stress but admitted it will be a “challenge going forward” as inspectors would have to use different techniques to those used in inspecting for safety.

    By on 20 April 2020

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    Labour announces ‘bold’ menopause at work policy

    Menopausal women should be treated by firms as if they have a long-term fluctuating health condition, which needs the appropriate support from workplaces, Labour has announced.

    By on 11 November 2019

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    NHS workers to get support to stop them quitting jobs

    NHS workers are overstretched and frustrated they do not have enough time with patients, as well as experiencing rising levels of bullying and harassment, an official report has said.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 01 June 2019

    Stop burying our heads in the sand

    Ignoring what’s staring you in the face is a pretty normal reaction and most of the time doesn’t do us too much harm.

    By Mike Robinson FCA on 01 March 2019