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‘It’s okay not to be okay,’ in conversation with The Mental Health Runner

SHP speaks to Thomas Dunning, Mental Health Runner Director, who was named SHP’s Trailblazer in Positive Social Impact, for 2020. Read More

Are you ready for the workplace return? Top tips on how to support your employees

"It’s important that steps are put in place to curb anxiety and support employees to feel comfortable going back to the workplace." Read More

Work-related violence and aggression: Don’t accept it. Report it. Prevent it.

In this article Helen Beers from the Health and Safety Executive and Sheena Johnson from the Alliance Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester discuss work-related violence and aggression – the importance of staff reporting incidents to their employers, and of employers understanding the problem and taking action to prevent it. Read More

Over 60% of UK workers don’t want to go back to the office until everyone is vaccinated, according to study

A study has found that 56% of UK workers are worried about the safety of their workplace and 60% fear that they won't be able to properly socially distance themselves. Read More

Long working hours: ‘745,000 deaths are the tip of the iceberg’

The World Health Organization has recently drawn attention to research which estimated that 745,000 people died globally in 2016 due to health conditions (such as stroke and heart disease) associated with long working hours. Dr Nick Bell discusses the implications and the likelihood that this is a significant underestimation of the harm caused by long working hours. Read More

Why organisations must learn from remote working impact

James Pomeroy, Director of Quality, Health, Environment and Safety at Lloyd’s Register, explains how results from the global safety assurance specialists’ latest report shines a light on the true impact working from home has had on staff mental health. Read More

Tools to prevent, reduce and manage stress in the workplace

HSE says there are six key factors which, if not properly managed, are associated with poor health, lower productivity and increased accident and sickness absence rates and urges employers to review the stress-causing factors in their workplaces and the work that their employees do. Read More

5 safety risks to map in 2021

DuPont Sustainable Solutions has surveyed organisations across a range of industries in Europe, interviewed safety leaders who successfully navigated the crisis and compiled a country-by-country analysis of the safety outlook. The findings, published in a comprehensive report, identify where organisations’ safety efforts most commonly succeed and where they fail. Read More

Working from home and loneliness: Tips on supporting staff that may be feeling lonely

Pablo Vandenabeele Clinical Director for Mental Health at Bupa shares his top tips on how to spot signs of loneliness in your team when you’re an employer or manager, along with advice on how to support your team if they’re struggling. Read More

Female employees have more health and wellbeing concerns than their male colleagues

GRiD asked 1,165 UK employees about their health and wellbeing concerns and found that female employees have more concerns about stress and anxiety relating to work, finances and living with long-term illness than their male counterparts. Read More



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Hybrid working – Director’s briefing

PPE and tech: The role of technology in protecting lone workers

‘Managers need to be seen to lead by example when it comes to health and safety’

SHP legislation update eBook – April 2021