Employers proactive as workplace mental health issues rocket

Adam Saville
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Employers proactive as workplace mental health issues rocket

Stress and mental health-related illnesses at work rose from 55% to 68% over the past year, a survey by Aon Employee Benefits has revealed, but more is being done by employers.

Carried out by Aon Employee Benefits, who look after Aon's UK health and benefits business, the recent Benefits and Trends Survey 2018 reported a 13% rise in work-related mental health issues between 2017 and 2018, however it also found employers are investing more in proactive mental wellness initiatives. According to the survey, employers' attempts to tackle workplace mental health and stress have increased from 36% to 42% since the previous year, with managers being trained to spot symptoms...

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