Too busy with nowhere to go: Third of employees have no time to take a holiday

A third of employees are too busy to take time off, and 63% state “having nowhere to go” During International Stress Awareness Week, e-days warns of wellbeing and burnout issues in businesses with reports of a 32% rise in anxiety-related issues since March Nottingham, UK. 4th November: A third of employees are too busy to take holiday, with another 63% stating “there’s nowhere to go” when asked why so many had the majority of their…

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Aetna International introduces new mental health benefits to its core offering

Updates to Summit and Pioneer plans include enhanced mental health and well-being cover and support to help address the ongoing mental health crisis 02 February 2021: Aetna International, a leading provider of global health benefits, has today announced new updates to its Summit and Pioneer plans that will enhance the mental health and well-being support available to its global members. A part of the ‘Building better mental health together’ programme, the updates are proof of…

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Stress-related absence up 64% in 2020 as COVID-19 exacerbates the UK’s mental health crisis

Healthcare tops the charts with a 145% increase in the amount of stress-related absence over 2019 Effects of Brexit uncertainty also felt in Government and International Affairs, ranking second in sector report for stress-related appointments Presenteeism continues to plague businesses with almost two thirds of employees revealing they’ve worked whilst ill during the pandemic Nottingham, 2nd February UK 2021: ‘Stress by Sector’ data released by e-days today reveals concerning statistics that stress-related appointments are up…

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UK workforce sees 113% increase in stress-related leave over the past 2 years

In a poll of UK employees, 58% are feeling exhausted, not excited ahead of summer Money or me time? When asked to choose between an additional day off every year, or £200 cash, majority saw more value in ‘me time’ Nottingham, UK, 12th April 2021: Data from absence management platform e-days, reveals that, when comparing pre-pandemic levels in March 2019 to March 2021, the number of stress sickness days recorded has increased by 113%. Additionally,…

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COVID accelerates demand for gig-driven customer support models

Report by GigCX platform provider Limitless shows customer service has helped supplement ‘gigger’ income and had a positive impact on mental wellbeing, during COVIDLondon, UK; San Francisco, USA. 13 April 2021: Today Limitless released annual industry report ‘GigCX goes mainstream’, with headline data revealing that 47% of those doing gig customer service roles today had lost full time employment or had hours cut due to COVID-19. Furthermore, 46% of those surveyed became GigCX Experts over…

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New survey reveals isolation has impacted children’s mental health, but creative play and rediscovering wildlife is the silver lining

A creative competition and a panel of high-profile ambassadors, including Angus Imrie, the actor who plays Merin in ‘The Kid Who Would be King’ on screen, are being recruited to keep children inspired over the summer21st July 2021: A new national survey of 638 parents of two to eight year olds released today reveals that their children’s lack of social interaction and isolation during lockdown was by far the biggest concern. Symptoms of a knock-on…

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Paranimo and Amdaris develop mental health delivery platform for the charity sector to provide support at scale

The platform, developed in conjunction with software developer Amdaris, has helped 93% of therapy users find a therapist who match their needs, putting power in people’s hands Paranimo’s partnership with Amdaris secures Innovate UK funding and COVID-19 Business Response grant to help scale the platform to UK charities Bristol, UK; 24th August 2021: Mental health technology company Paranimo is expanding its platform offering to the charity sector following its successful launch to the general public….

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From Mental Health to Business Health – Why Risk Health Checks Are More Important Than Ever

“The landscape has changed and businesses need to survey the damage before they can move on,” says advisory firm Avonhurst https://www.avonhurst.com/ LONDON – The pandemic has had cataclysmic effects on people and businesses but taking time to assess the impact can lead to incredible opportunities, according to innovative advisory firm Avonhurst. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny” – C.S. Lewis. This advice comes as Avonhurst launches its new RESOLUTION Services, a specialist…

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41% of UK employees say workplace has negatively impacted wellbeing during pandemic

Majority of employees feel worse when it comes to wellbeing compared to 2019, and 33% believe they will be tired / burnt out in 2022 42% of organisations don’t encourage employees to take time out to recover more since COVID Nottingham, UK, 30 Sept 2021: 41% of the workforce feel that their workplace has negatively impacted on their wellbeing during the pandemic. That’s according to global absence expert, Edays, who surveyed employees across the UK…

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4 in 5 employees feel gripped by change fatigue as uncertainty prevails

Untapped AI identifies post-pandemic ‘business after effects’ as a third of people using its platform declare low mood has increased in the last month In advance of World Mental Health Day, data reveals changes in employee mood and wellbeing, as work-life and social uncertainty persists London, UK, 11th October 2021: New data from Untapped AI has revealed more than 4 in 5 people have described themselves as feeling in the grip of change fatigue in…

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