One of Britain’s leading doctors has called for the country to switch to a four-day week to help combat high levels of work-related stress, let people spend more time with their families or exercising, and reduce unemployment. Professor John Ashton also said this would also help address medical conditions, such as high blood pressure and the […]
Stress at work
It’s National Stress Awareness Day. What are the obligations of employers to deal with stress at work, and what are your rights?
National Stress Awareness Day A recent survey has found the fear of redundancy is a major stress factor, especially with the younger generation. And in other surveys, it has been found the vast majority of employees give a false reason for a stress-related absence, such as having a stomach upset or headache. Very few appear […]