Should you prioritise mental health over ‘performance’?

cartoon of scales showing balance between work performance and mental health

Reprioritising the mental wellbeing of employees requires business leaders to take a closer look at workplace culture

Is Instagram bad for your teeth?

Those in search of the perfect smile need look no further than Instagram, but the rise of DIY whitening kits and unhealthy attitudes to dental care are worrying industry professionals

Meditation can end the UK’s workplace woes

It may be the workplace wellbeing suggestion which gets eyes rolling, but meditation can help workers focus on giving their optimum, not just their maximum

Workplace mental health pushed to top of agenda

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Debilitating mental illness that wrecks lives and careers is increasingly being addressed as a workplace issue

How Carillion unmasked the construction industry

Corporate culture across the construction industry is changing - but it won’t be a quick fix

Supporting couples in the emotional anguish of infertility

Difficulty conceiving can have a devastating emotional impact and couples should be supported with professional counselling

Debate: Do antidepressants work?

“Doctor please, some more of these” moaned Rolling Stone Mick Jagger on the 1966 track Mother’s Little Helper as a generation turned on to the prescribed drugs deemed to blunt the corrosive impact of modern life. Fifty years later and 64.7 million prescriptions for antidepressants were handed out in 2016 by doctors in the UK, but debate rages over how effective they are

Facing the taboo of mental health in the legal profession

High-pressured jobs in the legal profession can take their toll, but firms are beginning to take the mental health of staff more seriously