Articles from Health Assured

Staff Depression increases 22% on #BlueMonday

Calls to EAP provider increased by 22% on 'Blue Monday' 2018

Five wellbeing trends businesses should look out for in 2019

It’s that time of year when everyone is starting to make their New Year’s resolutions. Most of the time these resolutions tend to focus on improved health and wellbeing.

Tackling loneliness in the workplace

Are your employees lonely?

How employers can support good mental health in their workplace

Over recent years there has been a significant increase in awareness around the issue of mental health in the workplace. Employers are now recognising this as a business critical issue which poses a threat to the wellbeing and productivity of their workforce.

Five ways to keep your employee’s spirits up during the autumn term

During autumn the seasonal shift away from summer and the arrival of colder weather can leave employees feeling unmotivated.

Cloud Workers and the Gig Economy: Can Remote Working Affect Your Employee’s Mental Health?

Managing employees’ mental health is an important issue for employers as recent figures show UK businesses lose £100m every year due to work-related stress, depression and anxiety. There is a risk that these issues could develop more frequently amongst staff who are tasked with working remotely, as these individuals may typically find themselves separated from the same communication channels and support mechanisms that are afforded to on-site staff.

Why lunch can be a make-or-break for staff

According to a recent survey carried out by Glassdoor, seven in ten UK employees take less than an hour for lunch, with the average lunch break being 31 minutes. Now, we know what many of you are thinking: ’31 minutes? Luxury! I only take ten minutes, and I spend that at my desk!’

How standing desks can increase productivity

Last week it was reported that standing desks, that allow employees to alter their position throughout the day, may boost performance and wellbeing at work.

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