Employees anticipating mental health boost of returning to the office

Canada Life survey shows

John Brazier
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Employees anticipating mental health boost of returning to the office

Research shows over half of UK workers are positively anticipating a return to the office, but concerns over social interactions and health risks remain

The survey, conducted by Opinium in January across a sample of 2000 UK adults, found that 58% of respondents are looking forward to going back to the office, with an expectation that it will improve mental health. Canada Life revealed that the anticipated positive impact on mental health is greatest amongst those aged 18-34 years old, with two-thirds (66%) expecting their mental health to improve once they have physically returned to work. This age group has, according to other recent research,...

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