Category: Workplace Mental Health

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.

Yoga, meditation and mental health

29th April 2019

Lauren from Time to Change talks about how yoga and meditation have helped her mental health, and how you can incorporate it into your place of work.

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