The health and wellbeing of employees has been pushed front and centre since the pandemic erupted, namely due to the increasing numbers of staff working remotely at home without the physical support of their team or line manager. This coupled with lockdown measures, working in isolation and growing anxieties around financial stability and job security have all contributed to the increase in stress and burnout among employees. Research shared by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) echoes this, as it revealed that one in five adults were likely to be experiencing some form of depression during June 2020, a figure that had almost doubled from around one in ten before the pandemic. Meanwhile, a study carried out by LinkedIn in partnership with the Mental Health Foundation, found that 56%...
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