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Employees feel as though they cannot talk about mental health problems in the workplace, a new poll suggests. Three-quarters of people said they would not be likely to seek support from their manager if they were experiencing a mental health problem, according to a poll from the mental health charity…
Marks & Spencer is to host fortnightly mental health chat sessions in 11 stores as part of a project fronted by comedian and campaigner Ruby Wax The Frazzled Cafe meetings will allow people to meet to talk and share personal stories "in a safe, anonymous and non-judgmental environment", the retailer…
Further education colleges are referring increasing numbers of students with mental health problems directly to A&E, according to new research. A poll of 105 colleges - almost a third of the total in England - found three-quarters have referred students directly to A&E in the past academic year (2015/16) due…
Stress-related illness among prison staff has hit a five-year high following major cuts to the workforce, new figures have revealed. Prison staff in England and Wales took off 54,519 days due to stress in 2014-15 - up from 53,290 the year before and 46,886 in 2012-13, figures obtained by the…
Rising numbers of young people are seeking help for worries about exam stress, according to ChildLine. Figures show that that the charity conducted 3,077 counselling sessions about the issue in the last year - up 9% on 2014/15. In addition, youngsters took part in 1,127 counselling sessions about exam stress…
Almost half (44%) of the British public have either had or are going through a ‘life crisis’, a poll recently commissioned by The Open University has revealed. To help people restore their personal balance, The Open University is urging people to discover their ‘Plan P - their ‘Passion Plan’ -…
Work can be stressful but it doesn't have be overwhelming. Whether you're experiencing stress yourself or if those around you are affected by it, finding a balance is crucial. Here are some easy ways to combat stress in the workplace. 1) Recognise your achievementsAcknowledging what you have managed to do…
High job demands, stress and employment insecurity are among the main reasons why people struggle to work when they are ill, according to new research. A study by the University of East Anglia which aims to improve understanding of the key causes of employees going to work when sick, known…
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Dress for success

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Although some companies have relaxed their dress code for employees, many still expect a professional look in interviews for new recruits. Here we look at why it is still important to companies.

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Resigning with class!

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Are you preparing to resign from your current job? Some job seekers have a hard time doing so, either because they love the job and their colleagues or because they can't stand the job and can't wait to leave. 

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When the workplace is a hell place

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Founder of Just Fight On, Jo-Anne Brown, spoke exclusively to us about bullying and harassment in the workplace. Bullying only happens to weak people. It only happens in school playgrounds.

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