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Four signs you’re close to burnout

Burnout isn’t uncommon. And even before the world took a collective adjustment and switched working patterns or places, research from 2019 showed that workplace burnout is on the rise again. Whether you’re a full-time employee or working on your own, the risks are...

UK hospitality teams welcome free wellbeing support

PRESS RELEASE  11 June 2020 Hospitality group rolls out free wellbeing support across the South West --STARTS-- International advocacy group Healthy Hospo has launched its mental wellbeing support for the hospitality sector in Cornwall, where the impact of COVID-19 is...

Uncertain times and living with prolonged stress

Living with uncertainty and increased levels of stress in our lives has become the new normal for many of us as we navigate the impact of coronavirus. COVID-19 has given us new and unforeseen challenges, at work and at home. And many questions to answer, that...

Managing your mental health: One day at a time

Managing your mental health is much more than a glib soundbite. It's more than a hashtag, too, but I am grateful for the conversations that will come out of trending hashtags this week. We need to reframe the debate and discussion about mental health and mental...

We’ve Made the Finals of Mental Wellbeing Awards

Business Mental Wellbeing is shortlisted in the prestigious mental wellbeing awards which are run in partnership with Allen & Overy. The 'This Can Happen Awards' celebrate corporate wellbeing excellence and are the gold standard of mental wellbeing awards in the...

Working from home: the impact of COVID-19 on workplace wellbeing

UK businesses are 'living with lockdown'. And this means many of us are working from home. The Federation of Small Businesses said in January 2020 that business mental wellbeing is a priority. They pointed out that time spent reflecting on the wellbeing of staff is...

Presenteeism in the Workplace

What is the cost of a workforce with poor mental health to the UK economy? The 2017 Thriving at Work Report from (Farmer and Stevenson) estimated that poor mental health costs UK businesses somewhere between £33 billion and £42 billion. That was £1,300 per employee...

Stress

This year Mental Health Awareness Week's (14-20 May 2018) theme is STRESS: are we coping? Mental health mentor, Craig Fearn explains what stress is and why it should be addressed before it becomes debilitating. Poor mental health issues are responsible for 91 million...

Mental Wellbeing in the UK Workplace

No matter where you work, your mental wellbeing is always paramount. The United Kingdom has recently opened up about this important but often overlooked subject. Wellbeing at Work: Employees are not speaking up about the mental health issues they’re facing. There are...