Four in five small business owners tell us they’re experiencing poor mental health
4th February 2021
Research released by iwoca and Mental Health UK today shines a spotlight on the mental health of small business owners.
Running on empty: Nearly 1 in 4 working women in the UK feel unable to manage stress and pressure at work, with only 44% confident that their employer has a plan in place to prevent burnout
9th October 2020
YouGov polling commissioned by Mental Health UK has found that almost one in four (23%) women workers in the UK are currently struggling to manage feelings of stress and pressure at work.
Returning to work after furlough – How to manage the anxieties you might be feeling
21st July 2020
After weeks of living under lockdown, our worlds are slowly starting to open up again. With restrictions beginning to ease, many people that were furloughed are now being asked to return to work. But what do you do if you’re feeling anxious about returning to work? Laura Peters, Head of Advice and Information Services at Mental Health UK, provides some useful tips.
Supporting employees on furlough
2nd April 2020
The coronavirus outbreak has had a huge financial impact on UK businesses. The government have offered a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in order to help businesses retain staff during this difficult time. Those on furlough will also need to adjust to a significant change. We've outlined some of the ways you can support furloughed staff with their wellbeing.
How to look after your mental health while working from home
19th March 2020
As the government announces social distancing measures, what can we do to look after our own mental health? We will continue to update this article as the situation changes with the most up-to-date advice.
It’s not 1 in 4, it’s all of us.
25th November 2019
New research by Accenture for This Can Happen has found that over three-quarters of young workers in the UK have experienced mental health problems.
Mental Health UK chosen as charity partner for This Can Happen
6th August 2019
In 2018 we were selected to be charity partners for the first This Can Happen event. We are excited to continue with our role as partner for 2019.
Let’s Talk – Using photography to talk about mental health
24th June 2019
Can photography support mental health? The Photography Movement believes it can. In collaboration with photographer Charlie Clift and the ‘Let’s Talk’ campaign, they are enabling conversations around mental health through the medium of photography.
Mental heath advocates at Lloyds Banking Group
13th May 2019
Charity partner Lloyds Banking Group have committed to training 2500 colleagues to become Mental Health Advocates by 2020 to help tackle mental health stigma in the workplace.
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