Tag: Mental Health

Mental Health Matters: Physical Exercise and Mental Health

When we revisited the Power of Small and the importance of taking the time to talk last month, you may remember that one of the suggestions was to walk and talk. In this blog we’re expanding on the theme of walking and talking by looking at the effects that physical activity can have on mental […]

Week Commencing 30/05/2022 – In The News

Jubilee party organisers urged to stay safe As the country prepares for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, the UK’s biggest electricity distributor has warned people putting up the bunting to stay safe. Thousands of street parties are expected to be organised for early June as part of an extended bank holiday weekend to mark the […]

Week Commencing 23/05/2022 – In The News

Trooping the Colour: Family left ‘shaken up’ after seeing part of stand collapse at Trooping the Colour rehearsal Witnesses have shared their shock at seeing part of a stand collapse during a rehearsal for Trooping the Colour, which left five people injured. Two of the five injured were taken to hospital following the incident at Horse […]

Understanding and Managing Stress

Stress is becoming an ever-increasing problem both in the workplace and in our personal lives. How we handle it has become a topic of discussion with no clear answer. After all, everyone reacts differently to a stressful situation and what might be easy for some to overcome, could be impossible for others. This is especially […]

Mental Health Matters: Revisiting The Power Of Small

Last year, we published a blog about ‘The Power of Small’ for Time To Talk Day, discussing how a small conversation about mental health has the power to make a big difference. By looking out for each other, reaching out, and creating a dialogue around mental health, you could help your loved ones if they […]

Week Commencing 09/05/2022 – In The News

Mental Health Awareness Week: How to avoid loneliness when working from home This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from 9-15 May, will explore the experience of loneliness, its effect on our mental health and how we can all play a part in reducing loneliness in our communities. In this article, Heather Beach provides […]

Safety Spotlight: Mental Health Awareness, Managing Health and Safety & Stress Awareness

As part of May’s Hazard of the Month, Welfare, we’re highlighting three key areas: Mental Health Awareness, Managing Health and Safety, and Stress Awareness. Mental Health Awareness One in four people will deal with a mental health problem in the UK, and it is estimated that 12.7% of all sickness absence days in the UK can […]

Week Commencing 25/04/2022 – In The News

MPs say asbestos must go from public buildings within 40 years MPs have called for a 40-year deadline for all asbestos to be removed from public and commercial buildings. The Work and Pensions Select Committee said asbestos remained the biggest cause of work-related deaths in the UK. More than 5,000 such fatalities were recorded in 2019. […]

Top 10 Tips For Managing An Employee’s Return To Work

Managing an employee returning to work after sick leave can be a daunting task – with so many variables and things to consider, it can be difficult to know the best course of action. To help make the process smoother, we’ve put together our top ten tips for managing a return to work. From when […]

Mental Health Matters: Support Services

Seeking Mental Health Support Seeking help isn’t always easy, especially for mental health problems. Unfortunately, the stigma around disclosing you are unwell still remains despite the many campaigns and open conversations that are happening every day across the country. It can also seem complicated, and it may feel like people aren’t listening to you, or […]