Almost one year on, the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact all of our daily lives. And few have been hit harder than the self-employed – livelihoods are on the line, with small business owners facing an unprecedented amount of pressure.
Pablo Vandenabeele, Bupa UK’s clinical director for mental health, reveals the wellbeing benefits of continuous professional development, and why all managers should encourage their team to do it while working from home.
As we start this year with another lockdown in the UK, it is clear that the Covid-19 pandemic is taking a toll on more than just our physical health.
The number of home-based workers is at an all-time high, as workplaces remain closed in-line with the government’s COVID restrictions, but the growing dependence on working online and fully-digital has triggered an alarming rise in employee stress
As we near the first anniversary of lockdown, it’s natural to look back on the past year and consider how dramatic the effect of multiple lockdowns has been.
The UK Covid Vaccination programme is well underway, with at least 15 million people in the UK having received one dose of a coronavirus vaccine already.
Many countries around the world are still in lockdown. And the consequences of staying at home are becoming more apparent in our children’s education, our personal relationships, our economies, and our mental health.
As we enter 2021 businesses in the UK are continuing to face challenging external pressures, with a new lockdown having an impact on business income, and with many having to adapt to changes as a result of Brexit.
In these turbulent times, business leaders are increasingly offering their teams mental health support. But do the entrepreneurs need help themselves? The answers may surprise you.
No matter the extent of our planning or strength of execution, things will still not go to plan.