Taking time off is essential for wellbeing. Our physical and mental health benefit from hitting pause. But many of us are unable to keep the pause button on. We check our emails, our messaging channels and even attend some meetings in our downtime. A staggering 65% of us eat into our leave time with work, making it a regular, almost expected occurrence.
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Recent reports into the great resignation suggest as many as a quarter of us are intending to leave our jobs within the next six months, and resignation rates are already at their highest since 2009. The financial impact of this mass exodus could be enormous, with the average cost of employee turnover in those earning over £25,000 a year estimated to be £30,614.
- The award-winning housebuilder will work with Fika to embed formalised, evidence-based mental fitness training across its business
- The partnership follows recent research highlighting the need for preventative mental health support for construction workers - with 97% of industry workers having experienced stress over the last year
Housebuilder Crest Nicholson has today announced a pioneering new partnership with mental fitness platform Fika to proactively prevent mental health decline and improve performance by building the mental fitness skills of its 700 employees.
When it comes to important conversations - don't underestimate the power of active listening.
Culture starts at the top - so as leaders, the first step we can take to creating a culture of mental fitness in our organisations is to become mental fitness role models ourselves.
Fika Mental Fitness joins prestigious DigitalHealth.London Accelerator programme