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Here’s how to avoid failing your employees

I’ve recently been following a story in the paper about the ‘culture of fear’ in one of the biggest sportswear chains in the UK. If you haven’t come across it, the story unfolded as an investigation found that ambulances were called out at one of the chain’s factories 76 times in two years. This wasn’t […]

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The Telegraph: Exam season- the parents’ survival guide

There’s tension in the air as the start date hurtles forward with inexorable force. You can see it in the hunched shoulders, creased foreheads, and faces set granite-hard with crippling anxiety. Yes, exam season is almost upon us. But I’m not talking about the young people who will actually be sitting A-levels and GCSEs this […]

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What’s the key to happiness and fulfilment?

The 16th-22nd May is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year the focus is on relationships and the effects positive and meaningful relationship can have on mental health. A 75-year ongoing study on adult development revealed some really interesting findings about what truly makes humans happy and satisfied – Good relationships keep us happier and […]

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CIPD: Finance and health most stressed professions, survey finds

UK economy faces £57bn annual bill, as nearly a month of productive work lost per employee, per year Workplace stress is causing organisations to lose 24 days of productive time per employee each year, with some industries losing up to 27 days, a study has found. The combination of an average of five days of […]

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Business Insider UK: Use this flowchart to figure out how stressed you really are

We all feel stressed from time to time. Worrying is completely normal — and can actually be healthy in small doses. But as Jennifer Gueringer writes for Poundstopocket.co.uk, in order to be happy and successful, it’s important to have a sense of control over your “whereabouts on the stress spectrum.” The following flowchart, created by UK-based lender Pounds […]

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Huffington Post: Six Tips to Deal With Everyday Stresses on Wellbeing Wednesday

Between 2014 and 2015, Britain lost 9.9 million working days to work-related stress, depression or anxiety. It’s fair to say that stress is a huge issue for many people and it’s on the increase, according to Health and Safety Executive statistics. To coincide with Wellbeing Wednesday, an awareness day launched by The Stress Management Society and […]

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Allianz: Five top tips – Maintaining your work-life balance

Dealing with the stresses of running your own business and maintaining the much sought-after work life balance can be one of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Although stress is considered part and parcel of modern working life, as a business owner, it’s important to focus on ways to reduce it, so […]

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Boots WebMD: 10 tips to create a peaceful home

Your home should be an escape from the outside world. Ideally a retreat where you can relax and recharge your batteries. Unfortunately that’s not always the case. Your home can feel just like another area of your life that needs sorting out rather than the peaceful enclave that you wish it was. We’ve asked the […]

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Sawubona: Travelling without tears

From planning to check-in to the flight itself, it’s no secret that travel can often be stressful. The Stress Management Society shares some practical tips on how to fully relax and make the most of your travels. PRE-FLIGHT To ensure a stress-free flight and a relaxing holiday, you need to take time to wind down before your departure. Allow your mind and […]

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Other News and Events

With the growing pressures of modern technology, few of us ever really ‘switch off’. Everywhere you look, someone is on a mobile device, some checking their work emails. The problem that we face is that we are constantly connected. Just because we physically leave the workplace this doesn’t mean we leave our workload, demand and […]

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