A third of employers do not feel well equipped to support women going through the menopause, according to an Acas poll. This is by no means an isolated finding – a long tail of research reminds us that the menopause still sits low on the list of workplace priorities.
New research shows a majority of workers would be happy to be tested for drugs and alcohol at work to keep everyone safe, and developments in oral fluid testing kits mean the process is now faster and less invasive.
By Ian Gil-Rodriguez, Draeger Safety UK on 18 January 2023
Supporting workers’ mental health can reap benefits for a business, and one of the simplest ways to get started is to create an environment where everyone feels comfortable talking about their mental health and seeking help if they need it.
By Claire Fleming (Mental Health Foundation) and Alison Pay (Mental Health at Work) on 06 December 2022
Starting conversations at work about the health risks posed by excessive alcohol consumption can bring benefits – not just for the wellbeing of employees but the organisation’s productivity and
By Jane Gardiner, Alcohol Change UK on 02 December 2022
A variety of practical steps can help support good mental health at work – from highlighting company financial benefits that could ease employees’ money worries to making reasonable adjustments to support people experiencing a mental health problem.