Mental health


Why it’s important to create support networks

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, explains why it's important to look after the mental health of your staff as well as your own


Demand for business stress counselling nearly doubles since Covid

There has been a huge rise in counselling for business owners and staff suffering from stress and anxiety over the Covid-19 pandemic

Getting Online

Avoid stress and burnout with these six healthy habits: infographic

The team at the UK Domain share six healthy habits that will ward off stress and burnout in small business owners

Getting Online

Small business owners reveal how they’ve handled mental health and COVID-19

In partnership with the UK Domain, we explore mental health in small business owners – and how it's been affected by COVID-19


One in 10 small business owners contemplating suicide

Small business owners cite cashflow problems, trying to meet COVID-19 workplace guidelines and late payments as biggest factors affecting mental health


How to kill ‘hustle-and-grind’ and create a healthy startup culture

Long hours and relentless demands are affecting the mental health of startup employees, says Brigid Charmant. It’s time to kill the ‘hustle-and-grind’ culture

Work life balance

5 things to do before you check your phone in the morning

Morning routine has become a hot topic in corporate America. Jim Lusty shares five things to do to boost your energy and creativity before you get on the dreaded screen


Their faces moulded into trolls from my past – podcast

Anna Jordan talks to Penny Power, an author, public speaker, mentor and business owner, about lessons she learned after a mental breakdown.

Employing & managing staff

How to help employees return to work following mental illness

Returning to work after a period of mental illness is tough but as an employer, you can help. Unum's Liz Walker explains more.


One in three UK employees think about quitting on a regular basis

Brits are under significant workplace strain, with workers routinely pulling sickies to deal with stress, research finds.

Employing & managing staff

Why financial education helps support mental health at work

Liz Walker, HR Director, Unum UK discusses the link between financial insecurity and mental health and the support which can be provided by the workplace.


Two thirds of workers too embarrassed to talk about their mental health issues

Research finds nearly two-thirds of employees feel embarrassed about disclosing information on the state of their mental health with their employer.

Partner content

Funding options for the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

The guys over at Funding Options explain what finance is available to firms in the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

Partner content

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

Partner content

What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

Partner content

What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?