Year: 2019

Construction Industry News – February 2019

February 18th, 2019

Don’t Become an Industry Statistic: Promoting Workplace Diversity In the construction sector, it’s crucial to maintain a diverse workforce to ensure your organisation secures top talent, establishes strong communication skills, encourages different ways of thinking and promotes a positive working environment. Despite these benefits, however, the industry has developed a reputation as one that severely… Read more »

The 6 things you can do to improve employees’ mental health

February 5th, 2019

A staggering 89% of employees feel uncomfortable discussing their mental health with their managers, according to a report from Business in the Community. That figure is especially troubling, as approximately 1 in 4 people in the United Kingdom experience a mental health problem each year, according to the NHS. This costs UK employers between £33… Read more »

How to beat the January blues!

January 8th, 2019

On average, 29 per cent of people in the United Kingdom suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD) each year, according to research from YouGov. SAD, also known as ‘the winter blues’, is a major depressive disorder that occurs during the winter months when there is less sunlight. It is most common for those in their… Read more »