Newsletter Resources include Tools for Managing Work Related Stress
The resources featured in our Summer 2019 newsletter are:
The British Safety Council launched 3 wellbeing videos to coincide with Mental Health Awareness week in May. They acknowledge that wellbeing is a shared responsibility between employers and employees. Their aim is to provide practical tools for everyone in the workplace, which employers can support and encourage the use of. The short 3-5 minute films are freely available online by following the link in the title above.
Recent research by the CIPD has found that three fifths of working women between 45 and 55, who are experiencing menopausal symptoms, say they are negatively affected at work. To help break the stigma around this topic and to stop women suffering in silence, the CIPD have launched resources which include a guide for HR, a guide for people managers, as well as printable posters and leaflets for the workplace.
The Health and Safety Executive have 3 work related stress case studies on their website. They show how organisations can make positive changes in how they manage work-related stress and demonstrate how managing risk can help staff, as well as reduce sickness absence. The 3 case studies are from an NHS Trust, a local council and a science company.
A short report which sets out the findings of BITC’s Mental Health at Work report and Equal Lives research last year. The views and experiences of LGBT+ people were explored, and the report digs deeper into what this means for our workplaces. BITC have made 3 core recommendations for businesses to act upon. They have used 3R’s – recognise, respond and role model.