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Standing up to bullies at work

03-07-2014

Photo shows an unpleasant  office working environmentWhen you hear the word bully, it is hard not to instantly think of school and the difficult times you or someone you know might have had when they were bullied by somebody there. What is sometimes forgotten is that bullying also takes place in adult life, and in the workplace, it can manifest easily…

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11-02-2014

Five ways to beat the workplace summer blues

09-05-2013

picture of  jet leaving with holiday makersThe summer season is fast approaching. The nation's sun-seeking employees are already eager to wrap up their tasks and handover over to colleagues for anything up to three weeks. 

For those left behind, these departures signal additional workloads. Staff who remain in the office or on site will be…

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Santander Banking Group explains what it has done to tackle work related stress

21-05-2012

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently uploaded to the Stress website a work related stress case study which explains how Santander has tackled stress within its organisation.

The financial sector has gone through some high profile changes in recent years. High pressure working agai…

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HSE: Tips on tackling 6 causes of work-related stress

08-09-2011

Addressing work-related stress doesn't have to cost the earth; often it's about identifying practical solutions after assessing the possible causes.

Based on the 6 risk factors included in the Management Standards, this document allows you to check if you're doing enough to address the causes of …

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Advice to help small business owners manage their employees’ mental health and well-being

14-03-2011

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has teamed up with Mind to adapt its existing guide, ‘Taking care of business’, to provide common-sense advice to help small-business owners offer practical support to their staff.

Conditions such as depression and unmanageable stress affect one in six B…

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Workplace violence and harassment on the increase in Europe

02-02-2011

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has reported that third party violence and harassment affect from 5% to 20% of European workers.

Its recent workplace survey shows that 40% of European managers are concerned by workplace violence and harassment, but only around 25% have im…

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