Increased demand for mental health support in 2024

41% of employers expecting a rise in demand

Cameron Roberts
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Mental health topped the list of a recent survey of 500 HR professionals, that asked which health and wellbeing support in the workplace would see increased demand.

The research, which was conducted by whole of market insurance broker, Towergate Health & Protection, found that financial health was also a priority for workers, with 34% of employers predicting a rise in demand. Employers surveyed showed a willingness to rise to this demand, with 52% saying they were likely to increase support for the mental health of their employees over the coming year. This willingness was counterbalanced by the 34% of employers stating that their focus was on other areas of the business, not the health and wellbeing of their staff. Debra Clark, head of wellbe...

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