Senior Policy Adviser at the CIPD
We know that an employee’s mental wellbeing is influenced by many different factors – for example, gender, race, disability, and financial wellbeing. Our new series explores these issues.
Christmas is usually a time of joy, but for many of us, it can also be a time of great stress. Pressures on finances can have a profound impact on our mental health, and the combination of an expensive holiday season and a long gap between paydays in December and January can push people into financial instability.
In this blog, Rachel Suff, policy advisor at the CIPD, explores the difficulties this can cause workers, and what employers can do to help.