Mental health

Employing & managing staff

Should we be brave enough to take sick leave for mental health?

Now that businesses are taking notice and supporting staff members with mental health issues, should you take off sick leave for your health?


One in three UK employees are working with anxiety, depression or stress

One in three UK employees are working with anxiety, depression or stress, according to new research from PWC.


One in three now comfortable talking about mental health at work

Claims for mental health treatment through work is up 53 per cent over 10 years, with stress and anxiety diagnoses doubled since last year.

Employing & managing staff

How to support an employee with mental health problems

Here, Alison King, director of Bespoke HR, guides us on how, as a business leader, you can support staff with mental health issues.

Business management

It’s tough at the top: A focus on the mental health of business leaders

Here, David Cliff, managing director of Gedanken, highlights the problems of neglecting the mental health of business leaders.

Employing & managing staff

National Mental Health Week: How to ensure your employees have good mental health

Here, Beate O'Neil asks: Are more employers looking at how to address mental health issues in the workplace and support their staff?


Half of employers see increase in stress and mental health illnesses

Half (55 per cent) of employers have seen an increase in stress and mental health related illnesses, shows Aon Benefits & Trends Survey.

Employing & managing staff

How can businesses help their employees’ mental health

Report reveals that there were 488,000 cases of work-related stress, anxiety or depression in 2015/16.


Why a third of UK employees keep mental illness a secret at work

Many UK employees are not open about mental health conditions at work due to fear of judgement or an impact on their career.


Brits diagnosed with a mental health condition to embarrassed to talk at work

Research reveals a quarter of Brits who have been diagnosed with a mental health condition aren’t open about it in the workplace because they’re embarrassed.


Employees with physical conditions also require mental health support

Businesses need to look after the mental health of their employees as well as the physical aspects of their health.

Employing & managing staff

Employers can help transform attitudes to mental health

Employers can help transform attitudes to mental health in the wake of Prime Minister’s announcement says Activ Absence.

Business Technology

How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

Partner content

Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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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