Employers concern over workforce mental health spurred on by pandemic

Towergate Health & Protection data reveals

Hemma Visavadia
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Employers concern over workforce mental health spurred on by pandemic

Some 40% of employers have expressed more concern about the mental health of staff since the start of the pandemic, according to new research by Towergate Health & Protection.

Research by the provider showed that 22% of employers were now more concerned about the physical health of employees particularly as the cost-of-livings crisis continues.  Employers also showed their concerned for the financial health of employees (17%) since the pandemic with 13% worried about employee social health including increased isolation. Spurred on by the pandemic, over half (53%) of employers revealed that their employees want access to more mental health support, while 36% b...

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