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UK employers risking safety of those who drive for work

UK employers risking safety of those who drive for work

A study commissioned by Driving for Better Business (DfBB), the government-backed Highways England programme to raise awareness of the business benefits that come from improved management of...
Mates in Mind: ‘Collaborative approach to mental health needed’

Mates in Mind: ‘Collaborative approach to mental health needed’

Encouraged by growing industry support for prioritising mental health in the workplace, Mates in Mind renews its call to industry leaders to take a joined-up approach to addressing mental health....
Lower paid workers fear discussing mental health issues with employers

Lower paid workers fear discussing mental health issues with employers

Workers on lower salaries feel less comfortable talking to their employer about mental health, according to a report entitled Why BWell from Barnett Waddingham. The research, which surveyed 3,000 UK...
 ONE IN FOUR LEAVE JOB DUE TO MENTAL HEALTH

ONE IN FOUR LEAVE JOB DUE TO MENTAL HEALTH

One in four people working in human resources and administration has left a job due to mental health problems, research by first aid charity St John Ambulance has found.    The...
Employee health at risk from poor financial wellbeing

Employee health at risk from poor financial wellbeing

A third of UK employers (34%) think that high employee stress levels are a direct consequence of their staff not having enough savings, including pensions, according to the latest Close Brothers...
IIRSM and the Scaffolding Association partner on conference

IIRSM and the Scaffolding Association partner on conference

The International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIIRSM) and The Scaffolding Association are working together to deliver two full-day events, taking place in London and Birmingham.The...
RedArc discusses World Suicide Prevention Day

make an impact this World Suicide Prevention Day

Insurers and employers should use World Suicide Prevention Day to ask themselves if they are doing enough, according to RedArc Nurses, who have seen a rise in the number of people with thoughts of...
EMPLOYEES DOING NOTHING TO RELIEVE STRESS

EMPLOYEES DOING NOTHING TO RELIEVE STRESS

Time-poor UK workers are not doing anything to relieve stress outside of work according to new research. A survey of 1,015 UK adults in employment carried out by learning marketplace, Obby...
Two thirds of people in Britain will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime.

How to beat stress and keep the mind healthy

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week (14th-18th May), the British Safety Council is offering employers’ tools and advice which they can use to help their employees manage stress and deal...
OSHCR predict five biggest risks

Five Big Risks for Health and Safety in 2018

Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR) warns UK businesses of five risks in 2018 that could damage their workforce and business. AI Introduction The introduction of...

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