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Work-related stress - lifting the pressure at work

It is important for employers to recognise and take steps to reduce work-related stress for their staff, encourage them staff to seek help at the earliest opportunity if they begin to experience stress.


We are joined by Rob McGreal, HSE Policy Lead for work-related stress and mental health and Francoise Woolley, Acas Head of Mental Health and Wellbeing.


We discuss:


·        What is work-related stress

·        Legal considerations

·        Supporting health and wellbeing 


Transcript available at https://www.acas.org.uk/podcast/work-related-stress-lifting-the-pressure-at-work


Episode resources:


Advice and guidance on how to support mental health and wellbeing at work: https://www.acas.org.uk/supporting-mental-health-workplace


Training on mental health in the workplace here


Caroline Bradshaw’s blog on ‘Make it routine to prevent work-related stress’: https://www.acas.org.uk/make-it-routine-to-prevent-work-related-stress


Kate Nowicki’s blog on ‘Handling change, avoid stress’: https://workright.campaign.gov.uk/blog-handle-change-avoid-stress


HSE stress and mental health at work advice and guidance: https://www.hse.gov.uk/stress/


HSE Working Minds Campaign: https://workright.campaign.gov.uk/campaigns/working-minds/

The campaign is calling for a culture change across Britain’s workplaces where recognising and responding to the signs of stress becomes as routine as managing workplace safety.


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