Advice and Opinion - May 2021

  • We Must All Be Mental Health Champions

    Posted on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 by Eluned AndersonNo comments

    Britain is facing a crisis. Over three-quarters of young workers have experienced mental health challenges, with nearly half having experienced suicidal thoughts. This crisis has only been exacerbated by the pandemic, with young people more likely to have lost their jobs or been furloughed. This has led many to be uncertain of their future, and unsure of what comes next. This creates a vicious ...

  • Work’s Been My Saving Grace, But It’s Time For A Change

    Posted on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 by Editorial TeamNo comments

    It’s safe to say the last 12 months have not been easy for people. With so much in our lives being outside of our control, often our work has proven to be a saving grace. While many people have battled through redundancy and furlough schemes since last March, for many others work has provided an outlet to keep the mind active. With such a focus on work, whether in the office, on site, or at home, ...

  • Is It Because I Am….? How Working With The Majority Benefits The Minority (And Everyone In-Between)

    Posted on Sunday, May 9, 2021 by Dionne Campbell-MarkNo comments

    One of the greatest benefits of staff networks is that they provide a voice, platform or path to improve outcomes for minority groups e.g. ethnic, religious, gender, sexuality etc. They are agents of inclusion who want to help their organisation celebrate difference and make constructive use of that difference so that everyone can realise their potential. And yet, time and time again, I hear of ...