Stress and anxiety at work: personal or cultural?
This report from Acas looks at the impact of work on anxiety, and can be used to help you identify areas in your own organisation that may be causing more pressure than they should be.
In 2015/16 over 480,000 people in the UK reported that work-related stress was making them ill—nearly 40% of all work-related illness. Stress isn’t a weakness and can affect anybody at any level in an organisation, but there is still a stigma attached to talking about it. So, it’s important for employers to take steps to tackle work-related causes of stress and encourage staff to seek help when they need it.
This guide from Acas gives an introduction to the whole issue of stress at work, why it’s important, and lists steps you can take to begin to address it. It includes:
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