stress


World Mental Health Day: Prevention is the best cure

British Safety Council has urged employers to safeguard employee mental health and invest in workplace wellbeing. Read More

Burnout, stress and being human

In May 2019, the World Health Organization announced that in the ICD11 (international classification of mental illnesses) there would be a new category of “burnout” as an occupational phenomenon – not a medical condition. Heather Beach discusses... Read More

Stress: A Barbour Guide

The NHS defines stress as: the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Pressure turns into stress when you feel unable to cope. Read More

How biophilic design can transform workspaces forever

Biophilic office designs introduces more natural light and incorporates live plants into a space, natural matrial like wood to increase workplace wellbeing. Read More

Hot desking advantages and disadvantages

The nervousness around the hot desking trend has led people to question the advantages and disadvantages of it as "hot desk anxiety" is popular search term. Read More

Cigna creates campaign to minimise workplace stress

British employers are encouraged to take an active role in spotting stress in their employees, as it could help prevent early signs of mental health issues. Read More

SGS puts occupational mental health top of mind at Safety & Health Expo 2019

SGS puts safety management and occupational mental health top of mind at Safety & Health Expo 2019 Read More

Breaking the stress cycle: How organisations and individuals can reframe stress using Proactive Resilience

To allow organisations to help employees to practice resilience, DuPont Sustainable Solutions has developed the Proactive Resilience model. Read More

Police officers facing extreme stress as austerity cuts bite

Police forces are on their 'knees and facing extinction' as officers face extreme stress, the Police Federation has warned. Read More

Nearly half of SME workers quit jobs because of stress

Nearly half of people working in small and medium-sized (SMEs) businesses have quit their jobs because of work-related frustrations and stress, according to a new survey. Read More



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Don’t be a statistic; Make your workplace safer, healthier and stronger

Sleep and fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Working at height: Employee Factsheet

Managing maintenance and contractors safely at factory shutdown time

Barbour download: Guide to working at height