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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- 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.
The Great Resignation.
Mass reports of staff burnout.
The past few years have created a perfect storm of headwinds for leaders - and when leaders suffer, the whole organisation does.
Here are three steps HR and wellbeing leads can take to look after their leaders in 2022 - the crucial first step to building resilience across a whole organisation:
Upskilling managers and leaders is key to creating a culture of Mental Fitness
A new study has shown that over 54% of workers who take two or more mental health absences would ultimately leave their current job with the direct cost of absences throughout 2021 estimated to be a shocking £43 billion (excluding additional costs such as overtime, temporary staff, admin fees etc) . As the pandemic continues into 2022 and such workplace absences are forecast to rise, businesses should be preparing to safeguard against further damage.