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How employers can help staff suffering with conditions like bulimia, anorexia and other eating disorders

Reecord numbers of people are now suffering with eating disorders -and for many it can make going to work incredibly difficult. Offices and workplaces can be triggering environments – often making it harder for co-workers who might be worried about…

On time to talk day tech leader on how to promote a healthy working environment for staff

Being open and creating an environment where people feel comfortable to express how they feel is vital to promote good mental health in the workplace, a leading tech expert has said. Speaking on Time To Talk Day, Roy Shelton, the…

Ahead Of World Suicide Day Leading Expert Shares Her Advice On How To Spots The Signs And Support Someone Having Suicidal Thoughts

A LEADING expert in mental ill health has shared her advice on how to best spot the signs of someone experiencing suicidal thoughts. On the eve of World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10), counsellor Lynn Crilly explained how there are often “subtle”…

From meditation to a friendly chat: ways to find calm this Stress Awareness Week

In these fast-paced times, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and allow stress to take over. International Stress Awareness Week 2022 (7-11 November) is a major annual event focusing on stress management and campaigning against the stigma associated with stress and…

Be proactive about mental health support as cost-of-living crisis takes its toll says Howden

To mark World Mental Health Day[i] on 10th October, Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing is encouraging businesses to prioritise mental health support for employees following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and now the cost-of-living crisis. The World Health Organisation[ii]…

Former builder constructs new career in mental health as part of National Careers Week

A former construction worker from Northampton who decided to transfer his skills from building houses to building better futures has spoken of his joy at his career change. Speaking as part of National Careers Week, which started on Monday, March…

Nearly half of HR managers have considered quitting due to pressure of employee mental health crisis

Experts warn of risk to HR wellbeing and retention Ability to set boundaries around mental health support at work essential Ninety percent of HR managers noticing signs of burnout in workforces Nearly 4 in 10 (38%) admit to having conversations…

Top tips from Howden on supporting employee’s wellbeing through the festive season

The NHS Confederation[i]  has warned that mental health problems are growing at an ‘alarming’ rate in England, with 1 in 6 adults having experienced some form of depression in summer 2021, exacerbated by the pandemic. Mark Fosh, Divisional Director at…

Cardiff City Hall to host Wales’s biggest Mental Health Conference in 2022 with Frank Bruno MBE

  Following over two years of all large-scale events being put on hold due to coronavirus, Cardiff City Hall is due to host one of the biggest events focused on Mental Health and Wellbeing in the UK on 10th May…

Why Tech Stress is a ‘thing’ and how to deal with it

Buffering, a frozen screen or loss of connection mid Zoom – if you’re among the four in five people (84%)1 working from home who have experienced an unreliable internet connection in the past 12 months – you’ve probably experienced tech stress. Zen…