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Blog: Questions around wellbeing every business needs to ask itself

By Graeme Craig, Senior Industrial Issues Executive at the British Plastics Federation (BPF) When it comes to work-related stress, the link between wellness in the workplace and business performance is well documented. But for some businesses (particularly SMEs), having the resources and capability to create a culture of inclusivity and engagement to both attract and […]

Blog: understanding stress is key to managing it

By Ellen Plumer, Head of Outreach, Health & Wellbeing at Ben Most of us won’t ever be able to fully remove stress from our lives, it seems to be part and parcel of being human. However, it’s the level of stress we experience and how we deal with it that means the difference between coping […]

Podcast: lifting the pressure at work

Employers have a legal duty to take steps to manage work-related stress to support the mental health of their staff. In this podcast Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) policy lead for work-related stress and mental, Rob McGreal, joins Francoise Woolley, Head of mental health and wellbeing at Acas, to discuss how organisations can: Be aware […]

Blog: managing stress and mental health is about asking and listening

By Jen Webster, Chartered Psychologist and registered Occupational Psychologist at HSE   Many years ago, I worked for Jobcentre Plus, providing an occupational psychology service across Staffordshire for Jobcentre managers, specialist advisers and clients with a serious disability or acquired health condition. The work varied, so one day I might be delivering mental health awareness […]