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Stress-Related Absence

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Resources – study of Mental Health & Wellbeing in Employment

By Amanda Furness | 07 December 2017

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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CIPD Absence Management Survey featured in Summer newsletter resources

By Amanda Furness | 30 June 2017

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.

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Stress and the Law

Stress and the Law

By Jan Lawrence | 25 June 2014

A brief article about the legal aspects of stress in the workplace, including Duty of Care, Risk Assessment, HSE Management Standards, Disability Discrimination, Civil Litigation

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Burnout – an explanation

By Jan Lawrence | 23 June 2014

What is Burnout?
Burnout is a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. It occurs when you feel overwhelmed and unable to meet constant demands.

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Articles – 2014 Mental Health and Wellbeing Tips

By Amanda Furness | 29 January 2014

A look at the external articles which featured in the first edition of our bi-monthly newsletter “In Equilibrium” in 2014

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CIPD “Stress is the most common cause of long-term sickness absence”

By Jan Lawrence | 05 October 2011

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

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Effective Line Management is Key

By Jan Lawrence | 02 March 2009

CIPD highlights importance of strong absence management in UK organisations in response to TUC research

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Communicating with people who are absent with stress

By Jan Lawrence | 26 August 2008

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.

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