Talking about Mental Health in a Staff Appraisal or 1:1

Talking about Mental Health in a Staff Appraisal or 1:1

We’re often asked: “Should I talk about mental health in a staff appraisal?” It is every manager’s responsibility to support struggling employees and it’s often hard to find the right situation to talk about mental health. But is an appraisal the right time to...
PTSD in the Workplace: How to Support Employees

PTSD in the Workplace: How to Support Employees

According to research by PTSDUK, 1 in 2 people in the UK will have experienced a traumatic experience in their life. Of those, 20% will go on to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). That means 1 in 10 of us will experience PTSD, so there’s a high chance that...
Supporting an Employee with OCD

Supporting an Employee with OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD, ranks in the top 10 most disabling illnesses, in terms of lost earnings and diminished quality of life, according to the World Health Organisation. And at its worst, it’s described as a “24-hour battle with your brain” – a...
Climate Anxiety: Workplace Health’s Next Challenge?

Climate Anxiety: Workplace Health’s Next Challenge?

This year the UK hosts the largest summit in its history: the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow. This is a flashpoint – reducing global temperatures is the existential challenge of our generation. And, as news channels and social media...
How to Support an Employee with Social Anxiety

How to Support an Employee with Social Anxiety

Social anxiety can have a massive impact on someone’s life – especially within the workplace. And it’s more common than you would expect. Our own workplace wellbeing data revealed that over 60% of working professionals experienced anxiety in 2020. That’s why it’s so...