Posts by LisaPearse

Boardroom and corporates recognising mental health

Man working with colleague

It has been well reported that many sick days are lost in business due to mental health related illnesses, however it is only until recent that bosses are looking at ways to tackle the problem. According to the Office of National Statistics [ONS], last year 17.5million sick days were taken. It is no wonder why…

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World Mental Health day 2019

Conversation with colleagues

10 October celebrates world mental health day. 4-10% of people in England will experience depression in their lifetime  Mixed anxiety and depression has been estimated to cause one fifth of days lost from work in Britain Women in full-time employment are nearly twice as likely to have a common mental health problem Evidence suggests that…

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MindCheck – the mental health technology

Between 7-11 October is National Work Life week,  which is an opportunity for both employers and employees to focus on wellbeing at work and their work-life balance. Since 2017/18 stress, depression or anxiety accounted for 44% of all work-related ill health cases and 57% of all working days lost due to ill health. Creating a…

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Are you protecting your workforce?

One third of workers suffer with musculoskeletal disorders. Despite manual handling regulations being well-established for years, it is not uncommon for businesses to fail to implement correct manual handling techniques. Not ensuring the health and safety of employees when working with large, heavy or awkward loads can lead to serious injury and may come at…

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