Pandemic spurs workers expectations for mental health support

'Pleasenteeism' on the rise among employees

Hemma Visavadia
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Pandemic spurs workers expectations for mental health support

Over half of employees have expressed higher expectations for mental health support from their employer than before the pandemic, according to research.

A survey of 2,049 UK employees, conducted by Lime Global, shows that workers would welcome small initiatives from their employer including mental health days off (24%), and greater flexibility in working hours (22%). The reseach also found that 65% of workers believe that benefits should be offered to the whole of a company's workforce, with 45% stating that healthcare and wellbeing benefits should also extend to everyone. A further 23% stated they would like their employer to be more mindful...

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