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New Public Health Responsibility Deal (Responsibility Deal) mental health pledge

The Public Health Responsibility Deal (Responsibility Deal) was announced by the UK Government in March 2011 based on the premise that industry can help to contribute to public health goals. Those signed up to the Responsibility Deal have committed to … Continue reading

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CIPD report on mental health problems in the workplace

In December 2011 the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) published a report entitled ‘Focus on mental health in the workplace’, which outlined the findings of a survey of over 2,000 employees to identify their experiences and attitudes about … Continue reading

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Avoiding the escalation of mental health problems at work

Mental illness is increasingly becoming a very real concern for businesses and one that affects productivity and the ability of organisations to meet their goals. Line managers will routinely face day-to-day management issues which are directly impacted by the mental … Continue reading

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Mental health problems at work

Work is important for mental health and wellbeing as it can promote self-esteem and identity, a sense of fulfilment, opportunities for social interaction, as well as being a source of income. But work can have negative effects too with prolonged … Continue reading

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