Working Transitions

Wellbeing in the workplace

Mental Health is a key issue in our society. It is claimed that around two-thirds of us will experience mental health problems at some point during our lifetime. Increased knowledge and understanding can only be a good thing but there are also downsides – including the ‘medicalisation’ of society with very little effective, practical help available.

 

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Outplacement solutions to suit every budget

Economic growth is projected to remain modest throughout 2018 and into 2019 – largely owing to high uncertainties about the outcome of Brexit negotiations. For many Organisations, this has resulted in the need to reduce costs and increase efficiency. Early 2018 has seen a number of big-name casualties – particularly in the retail sector.

In this tough environment, change is inevitable. And change can result in some tough choices. Redundancy and redeployment can be a challenging and emotive time - for the organisation, the team who remain and, most importantly, for affected individuals.

 

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8 compelling reasons to support menopause in the workplace

We are an ageing population. In the UK, around 1 in 3 employees is aged over 50 and around half of all workers are women. We know that women are reluctant to talk to their line managers about menopause yet many struggle to be at their best as a result of symptoms - around 1 in 4 have said they have thought about leaving work as a direct result of their symptoms. We know that symptoms can result in increased absenteeism.

Our infographic outlines 8 compelling reasons to support menopause in the workplace.  Click on the image to load the PDF...

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Mental Health Awareness Week - supporting stress in the workplace

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 focuses on stress. Research has shown that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, and stress is a key factor in this.

In 2016/17 work-related stress accounted for an average of 23.9 work days lost for every person affected. Recent estimates show that around 15% of people at work have a mental health condition and 300,000 people with a long-term mental health problem in the UK lose their jobs each year.

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