Work stress

Stress occurs when a person feels they cannot cope with their current demands and pressures. Stress comes from inside ourselves (e.g. wanting to succeed) and from external events (e.g. targets or deadlines). The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) estimates the costs to society of work-related stress to be around £4 billion each year, while 10.8 […]

Emotional health and unemployment

Our sense of identity and purpose can often be linked to the paid work that we do, however many people are now finding it increasingly hard to find or to stay in work. Lack of available work, redundancy, retirement and being unable to work through ill health can all have a negative impact on our […]