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Global campaigns to secure protections for LGBTQI+ people

Global campaigns to secure protections for LGBTQI+ people have made excellent progress over recent years.   But we cannot take the foot off the gas now, many people are still facing prejudice and violence on a daily basis. Sexual orientation and gender identity are hugely integral aspects of ourselves and should never lead to discrimination…

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The Autism Show

I attended the Autism Show in Manchester at the weekend with my 13 year old (who has autism and ADHD) and his Nanny.   I wanted to share our experience as a follow up to the Autism Week articles and Instagram takeover from a few weeks ago. Not having attended an event like this before,…

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Destressing after a long day at work

Had a long day at work and you don’t know how to destress from it? Managing workplace stress can be difficult sometimes on many different levels.   People may find it hard to wind down from a difficult day at work. Problems at work could range from squeezing in assignments with short notice, to overstaying…

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Can I make a claim for stress at work?

You may have heard about claiming for stress at work, but what does this mean and how do you know if you can claim?   Each of us experience symptoms of stress at work at some time or another, no workplace is free of stress completely but where there is a prolonged exposure to an…

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Famous Male Celebrities Who Have Struggled With Mental Health Issues

To round off Men’s Health Week, we hoped it may be helpful to share with you an insight into some famous male personalities who have had to fight to maintain their mental wellbeing.   Stephen Fry Stephen Fry has been a mainstay of British entertainment for longer than some can recall, with many hugely successful…

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How I Deal With Stress – Mia Cecchini

In our latest Mental Health Awareness Month article, Mia Cecchini from our Employment team shares her own strategy for coping with stress.   When I feel stressed because I have a lot of tasks to complete whether that be at work or at home or often times both, the concept of ‘Eat that Frog’ (a…

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Laura’s Mental Health Journey – Mental Health Awareness Month

For the third week of Mental Health Awareness Month, Laura Staggs of our Marketing team opens up about her own struggles with mental health.   This whole account is written entirely in Laura’s own words.   “I have spent over ½ of my life suffering from mental illness. “I want to say it started in…

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Living with Anxiety

After a trauma I experienced in 2016, I was unfortunate enough to be diagnosed with PTSD and anxiety.   I had only ever experienced what I would call normal everyday anxiety prior to 2016, for example being nervous for a job interview or nervous about a test or exam.   Anxiety is something that you…

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How to Handle the Stress of Working From Home – 9 Suggested Solutions

I’m sure that most employees would say that having the flexibility to work from home helps relieve the stressors and pressures of their job but that being required to work from home continuously, as many have had to do this year, can be extremely difficult and stressful.   Below are 9 suggested solutions to try…

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10 Stress-Busting Tips For Working From Home During Covid-19 Lockdowns

As we crawl into the seventh month of working from home for many people in office-based employment, we’ve reached a point now where the pros and cons of home as your workplace have reared their heads.   Whilst some may see it as marvellous that they no longer need a dog sitter or a two-hour…

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