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Meet Emma, the colleague of the future

Researchers have designed what the average office-worker will look in 20 years, to physically show workers the damaging changes suboptimal offices can have on their health. Read More

Supporting the mental health of child sexual abuse investigators

Over the past few years there has been a growing discussion around mental health in law enforcement, primarily focused on the need for law enforcement to be trained to better deal with and support members of the public with mental health issues – but what about training others to better support the police with their own mental health? Read More

Blue Monday: ‘77% of employees consider themselves stressed at work’

iHASCO is encouraging all UK organisations to break the stigma surrounding mental ill-health with its Mental Health Awareness course. 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

National Stress Awareness Day: Start the conversation about stress

'Employers should use National Stress Awareness Day as an opportunity to start the conversation about stress in the workplace and enable their workforce achieve a happier and more productive mindset.' Read More

Wellbeing: Director’s Briefing

Wellbeing is a state of being happy and healthy in our bodies (physically) and in our minds (mentally). Mental Health is defined as a state of wellbeing in which an individual can cope with the normal stresses of life and can work productively. Read More

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

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



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