On average 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem in the UK each year. Every week an average of 1 in 6 will report a common mental health trouble to their GP every week. Common mental health issues vary from generalised anxiety through to stress and depression. Although numbers over the years have not shown a rise in the reports of mental health issues, it is becoming clear that stress centred around work, employment and money are significantly related to the poor management of such health problems. Having a diagnosis of a mental health problem can increase stress and have a negative effect on the underlying issue, it is important you focus on your team and help those who need extra support. How can you do this?
A recent survey has shown that 60% of people feel employee benefits packages are more important than high pay. Companies in the UK are offering more benefits than ever to valued employees. Employee benefit services are an effective way for employers to show their appreciation and thank their staff for loyalty and hard work. Used to encourage office culture, improve moral and even reduce absenteeism, employee benefit packages are becoming increasingly popular amongst employers in the UK.
The average employee will spend 8 hours in the office per day, accumulating to an average of 37.5 hours per week. The