An organisation is successful thanks to the people working to achieve its success. Everyone knows that a company’s biggest asset is its workforce.
However, people are complex and if they are managed poorly or circumstances combine to knock their confidence and security, this can soon have an effect on productivity and morale.
The biggest single cause of days lost through work-related ill health in the UK is through stress, depression and anxiety - amounting to over 14.5million lost days a year at a cost to the UK of £4billion.
Employers are required by law to assess the risk of stress-related ill health arising from work activities and take action to control that risk.