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What was the most voted cause of stress in the workplace?
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What was the most voted cause of stress in the workplace?

April marked National Stress Awareness Month, an event which has taken place since 1992 to increase public awareness of the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic1. In a 2018 study by the Mental Health Foundation, 74% of respondents said they had felt so [..]


Time to Talk Day – Mental and Financial Wellbeing
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Time to Talk Day – Mental and Financial Wellbeing

This Time to Talk Day, we are joining in the conversation and encouraging employers to talk about mental health and how financial wellbeing can play a big part in the mental wellbeing of their employees. For some time now mental and physical wellbeing has been an [..]


Mental Health Awareness Week – managing stress and mental wellbeing in the workplace
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Mental Health Awareness Week – managing stress and mental wellbeing in the workplace

Stress or stressed.  They’re two words that most of us use pretty regularly, possibly even daily. Stress is one of those funny things.  We often use the word as a point of reference for how we’re feeling, such as describing our work day as stressful, or [..]


Stress awareness day – Blog by Morag Livingston
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Stress awareness day – Blog by Morag Livingston

Today is the very first International Stress Awareness Day.  So great is the momentum surrounding the awareness of mental health issues, this National day, which has been running since 1998, has this year become an International Awareness Day. We all suffer some [..]


Supporting mental health in the workplace
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Supporting mental health in the workplace

Today is World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme is mental health in the workplace. This year in particular, we’ve seen a rise in mental health issues being openly discussed.  With well-known celebrities and members of the Royal Family talking about [..]


Adapting to challenges
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Adapting to challenges

The ageing society, mental health and wellness are all driving the group risk agenda.  Trends which have been talked about for years are now reality, and both employers and group risk providers are having to adapt.  Morag Livingston shares her thoughts on these [..]


Stress Awareness Day
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Stress Awareness Day

Morag Livingston, group risk and healthcare manager at Secondsight, thinks that greater emphasis should be placed on today’s employees – to support them with stress. With increasing recognition that financial issues can often be linked to stress, some employers [..]


Employers need to acknowledge stress
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Employers need to acknowledge stress

On National Stress Awareness Day, Secondsight the employee benefits specialist, will be calling on employers across the UK to acknowledge the stress their staff may be experiencing, as opposed to feeding it. Morag Livingston, group risk and healthcare manager at [..]


World Mental Health Day – ‘Take 10 Together’
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World Mental Health Day – ‘Take 10 Together’

On World Mental Health Day, the employee benefits specialist, Secondsight and mental health charity, Minding Your Business, are calling on employers across the UK to help remove the stigma surrounding mental health issues. The organisations’ approach ties in with [..]


Employers need to priorotise mental health
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Employers need to priorotise mental health

Ahead of World Mental Health Day, there is a growing need for employers to make positive mental health a top priority. In light of World Mental Health Day, different research has shown that employers need to do more in order to remove the stigma surrounding mental [..]


Time to make mental health a priority
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Time to make mental health a priority

Secondsight and Minding Your Business show their support for the 'Take 10 Together' campaign on World Mental Health Day. The employee benefits specialist, Secondsight and mental health charity, Minding Your Business, are calling on employers across the UK to help [..]


Organisations join forces to launch MHFA course
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Organisations join forces to launch MHFA course

Secondsight, the employee benefits specialist, has joined forces with Minding Your Business, which focuses on mental health issues in the workplace, to launch Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses. Whilst this particular two-day course has been tailored for HR and [..]


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