Stemming the tide: managing a tsunami of turnover and burnout. But does the great resignation give us a great opportunity?

The great resignation The news is now full of the The Great Resignation – statistics everywhere detailing a mass exodus of employees from their jobs whilst we’re still in the throes of a global pandemic.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4.3 million Americans, or 2.9% of the entire workforce, quit their jobs …

International Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (ISO 45003)

We’ve been increasingly hearing about a mental health workplace crisis for a number of years now and that was before we all faced perhaps one of the most stressful and challenging years in recent history.  Research suggests that issues with our mental health have soared during the Covid-19 pandemic. As we emerge from the pandemic, …

Supporting the wellbeing of your employees during the COVID-19 crisis

In these current and unprecedented times, the wellbeing of our workforce has become even more of a concern, in amongst and no doubt competing with our new set of anxieties over everything COVID-19.   Overnight, we’ve gone from encouraging employers to allow more flexible remote working for staff to assist with our growing wellbeing concerns, to …

Improving mental health in the workplace

This year’s focus for Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May), is stress.  Research has shown that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, and stress is a key factor in this. At the outset of 2017 Theresa May asked for an independent review into how employers can better support the mental health of people …