In Equilibrium’s final newsletter of 2017 featured work-related stress, depression or anxiety statistics recently released by the HSE and a study by Deloitte into mental health and wellbeing in employment.
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The Summer edition of our newsletter featured the results of 2 surveys – the 2016 CIPD Absence Management Survey & NatCen’s 2015 Social Attitudes Survey which included 40 questions about mental health problems and mental wellbeing.
Stress is, for the first time, the most common cause of long-term sickness absence for both manual and non-manual employees, according to this year’s Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)/Simplyhealth Absence Management survey
Stress-related absence can appear to be a difficult issue for managers to deal with. There is still a stigma associated with mental health problems. Managers are often reluctant to communicate with absent employees because they fear they will be accused of bullying and harassment.