It's time for businesses to have an honest conversation about mental health

Health and Wellbeing It's time for businesses to have an honest conversation about mental health

2y Linda Aiello

It's time for businesses to have an honest convers...

With a number of employees still agreeing that their companies don't spend enough time and resources into mental health. Linda Aiello, SVP, Internatio...

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Why personal assistants are crucial in tackling mental health

Leadership Development Why personal assistants are crucial in tackling mental health

2y Louron Pratt

Why personal assistants are crucial in tackling me...

New research as showcased the importance of leaders working with their personal assistant, and what effect this can specifically have on mental health...

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How technology can improve employee financial wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing How technology can improve employee financial wellbeing

2y Ross Davies

How technology can improve employee financial well...

For some employees the wait between paydays can be interminable, especially when outgoing costs need to be taken care of. A new on-demand pay app from...

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The NHS cannot solve the UK mental health crisis alone

Health and Wellbeing The NHS cannot solve the UK mental health crisis alone

2y Jamie True

The NHS cannot solve the UK mental health crisis a...

There is a huge emphasis on the NHS to set a parity between mental and physical health within the UK, but the onus cannot rely upon the NHS alone, wha...

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Infographic: Mental health at work

Health and Wellbeing Infographic: Mental health at work

3y Laura Noble

Infographic: Mental health at work

HRD Connect conducted a survey about mental health in the workplace and we wanted to share our key findings, some results make for unsettling reading ...

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Stress at work: the facts

Employee Engagement Stress at work: the facts

3y Emily Sexton-Brown

Stress at work: the facts

Today is National Stress Day, but it’s something that sadly exists all year round, 24/7. Stress is something that everyone suffers be it silently, evi...

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Mass walkout at Google over sexual harassment claims

Strategy & Leadership Mass walkout at Google over sexual harassment claims

3y Louron Pratt

Mass walkout at Google over sexual harassment clai...

Thousands of Google workers participated in a walkout this week due to the way that Google address sexual harassment. What caused this outbreak and wh...

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The 2018 Autumn Budget and what it means for mental health

Health and Wellbeing The 2018 Autumn Budget and what it means for mental health

3y Dr Zain Sikafi

The 2018 Autumn Budget and what it means for menta...

One of the most anticipated days in the financial calendar has come and gone – the Autumn Budget announced on Monday 29 October revealed the Governmen...

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Budgets towards mental health services have increased by 40%

Health and Wellbeing Budgets towards mental health services have increased by 40%

3y Louron Pratt

Budgets towards mental health services have increa...

Young students seeking help from their universities has increased in the past 5 years. How important is it for them to get help for their future caree...

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The importance of a healthy mind in business

Health and Wellbeing The importance of a healthy mind in business

3y Leigh A Neal

The importance of a healthy mind in business

The American Psychiatric Association defines depressive disorder as “a medical illness which affects how you feel, think and behave; causing persisten...

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How culture improves mental health at NSPCC

Culture How culture improves mental health at NSPCC

3y Louron Pratt

How culture improves mental health at NSPCC

Brett Terry, People Director at NSPCC, recently talked to us about how we can reduce mental ill health through culture and environment. View article

What Mind are doing to create a mentally healthy workplace

Health and Wellbeing What Mind are doing to create a mentally healthy workplace

3y Louron Pratt

What Mind are doing to create a mentally healthy w...

The topic of mental health is an extremely important aspect of work, we spoke with Emma Mamo, Head of Workplace Wellbeing at Mind about what they are ...

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Six ways to help employees return to work after mental ill health

Health and Wellbeing Six ways to help employees return to work after mental ill health

3y Liz Walker

Six ways to help employees return to work after me...

We are all faced with obstacles at work and sometimes just coming back after a holiday can feel challenging. However, when an employee is returning to...

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Improving mental health in the workplace

Health and Wellbeing Improving mental health in the workplace

3y Dr Zain Sikafi

Improving mental health in the workplace

Today is World Mental Day – an event dedicated to global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma over mental ill-health ...

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Is your team member struggling with their mental health?

Health and Wellbeing Is your team member struggling with their mental health?

3y Vicki

Is your team member struggling with their mental h...

Mental health is one of the fastest growing reasons for absence in the UK, having increased by 71.9% since 2011, which has cost the UK economy £18bn i...

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Waking up from 40 years of depression and anxiety

Health and Wellbeing Waking up from 40 years of depression and anxiety

3y Emily Sexton-Brown

Waking up from 40 years of depression and anxiety

To mark national World Mental Health Day we met with Brian Heyworth, Global Head of Client Strategy at HSBC. He told us his in-depth personal story ab...

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Making mental health part of your workplace agenda

Health and Wellbeing Making mental health part of your workplace agenda

3y Brendan Street

Making mental health part of your workplace agenda

How can we ensure that mental health is being included within our workplace agenda and that everyone is being educated about the importance of mental ...

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The three C’s of the talking taboo

Health and Wellbeing The three C’s of the talking taboo

3y Charlotte Taylor

The three C’s of the talking taboo

Every year millions of pounds are donated to charities like ‘Mind’ and ‘Heads Together’ in an attempt to reduce the stigma that surrounds mental healt...

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World suicide prevention day: Creating safe work environments

Health and Wellbeing World suicide prevention day: Creating safe work environments

3y Emily Sexton-Brown

World suicide prevention day: Creating safe work e...

Today marks World Suicide Prevention Day, we spoke with Ben Anstey, General Counsel & Company Secretary, at the Samaritans about what we can all do in...

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Is workplace mental health at tipping point?

Health and Wellbeing Is workplace mental health at tipping point?

3y Laura Little

Is workplace mental health at tipping point?

Over the past few years, employee wellbeing has risen up the corporate agenda in the UK, and is now one of the hottest issues facing businesses. Wellb...

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Working With Cancer

Health and Wellbeing Working With Cancer

3y Emily Sexton-Brown

Working With Cancer

Cancer is one of the most well documented and spoken about diseases in the world, everyone sadly knows someone impacted by it. But what about when you...

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Our approach to mental health needs to change

Health and Wellbeing Our approach to mental health needs to change

3y Wolfgang Seidl

Our approach to mental health needs to change

As the health of the workforce continues to deteriorate, the focus must shift from disconnected tactical solutions to joined-up strategic solutions, s...

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Mental health among graduates in the workplace

Health and Wellbeing Mental health among graduates in the workplace

3y Charlie Taylor

Mental health among graduates in the workplace

The mental health crisis amongst university students is extremely worrying, but it is often forgotten that graduates can struggle post-university once...

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The role of technology in financial wellbeing and inclusion

Health and Wellbeing The role of technology in financial wellbeing and inclusion

3y Ross Davies

The role of technology in financial wellbeing and ...

HRD Connect speaks to Asesh Sarkar, co-founder and chief executive of Salary Finance, about the role of fintech in reducing financial stress for low-i...

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Workplace stress

Culture Workplace stress

3y Richard Jenkins

Workplace stress

It’s not always easy to spot signs of workplace stress as everyone copes in different ways. Asking an employee or a colleague if they’re stressed offe...

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Mental health in the workplace: Removing the stigma

Health and Wellbeing Mental health in the workplace: Removing the stigma

3y Matt Liggins

Mental health in the workplace: Removing the stigm...

Mental health is the most common reason for people to take time off work, costing the UK economy between £74 billion and £99 billion a year.  View article

Stress coping mechanisms

Culture Stress coping mechanisms

3y Dr Mark Winwood

Stress coping mechanisms

It’s often all too easy to feel stressed at work, whether it’s a pressing deadline, mounting workload or unexpected change in the team or business. St...

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