Stress

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  • Should every weekend be a long weekend?

    Date:
    12 April 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    With spring's four bank holidays fast approaching, it's easy to get used to the concept of the long weekend. We examine the growing support for a shorter working week and potential benefits it could bring.

  • Stress management

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated with the latest statistics on work-related stress and the cost of sickness absence.

  • Preventing digital overload must become part of employee wellbeing programmes

    Date:
    1 February 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    It is time for businesses to consider the impact of "digital overload" on wellbeing, performance and work-life balance, says Anna Kotwinski, digital wellbeing director of Shine Offline, a company set up to help people manage their use of technology.

  • Wellbeing

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated with information on trends in employee wellbeing.

  • Is resilience training the solution to technology overload?

    Date:
    1 October 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Rapid technological advancements are transforming working patterns and increasing stress and anxiety levels. Resilience training can help, explains Mandy Rutter, psychologist and head of resilience services at Validium, a provider of psychological health services.

  • Mental health risk: employers and insurers need a joined-up approach

    Date:
    23 August 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Employers should address rising stress and mental health risk through collaboration between internal departments and insurance providers. A dedicated employee risk manager is part of the solution, argues Andrew Woolnough, value propositions director at Willis Employee Benefits.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 June 2015
    Type:
    Law reports

    John Bracken and Nancy Goldman-Edwards are trainee solicitors and Chris McAvoy, Lucy Sorell and Rachael Wake are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Stress management: 2013 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    12 November 2013
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    This year's XpertHR survey of stress management is based on feedback from 151 employers on the steps they take to manage, prevent and reduce stress among employees in the worplace.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 December 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    Georgina Kyriacou and David Malamentenios are partners and Melissa Powys-Rogrigues, Sandra Martins, Colin Makin and Krishna Santra are associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • No employer liability for HR professional's illness not caused by work

    Date:
    12 March 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    The High Court has held that an employer was not liable for an HR professional's chronic fatigue syndrome because the employee's illness was not caused by her work.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to employee health (stress).