Mental Health Doesn't Affect Our Company, Does It?

To many people, the terms ‘Mental Health’ and ‘Mental health problem’ mean the same thing. The truth is; we all have mental health (just as we all have physical health) and 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem in any given year.

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How Stress Affects an Employee. The Story of Peter

The following story is fictional, however it has been based on a series of true stories within various businesses. It is just an example of how stress can affect a normally healthy, productive and valued employee.

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Women in Business

On Wednesday 28th January 2015, facilitated by the Department for Work and Pensions, John Callaghan, Principal of Solihull College led a session of appreciation and admiration towards women, particularly those in the work place. Minister of State for Employment and previous business woman, Esther McVey, also attended the event to raise awareness and encourage employers and educators to help women reach their potential in the run up to International Women’s Day.

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Writing a Workplace Mental Well-being Strategy?

Currently writing or thinking of writing a workplace mental well-being strategy? We can help. Download our complimentary ‘Guide to producing an Effective Workplace Mental Well-being Strategy’ here.

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Altruist to Develop New Mobile Application

Following the success of the ‘WATS Mental Health?’ app, designed to inform young people about mental health, Katie Buckingham, the Founder and Director of Altruist Enterprises has teamed up with Bourneville College and Smartphone Media to create a new and inspiring “Mental Well-being in the Workplace” mobile application.

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My Amazing Day at the Women of the Year Awards

Monday 13th October marked the 60th Women of the Year Lunch and Awards; an event which honours women from all walks of life in recognition of their contribution to society.

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Katie Nominated Woman of The Year

Katie Buckingham, founder of Altruist Enterprises, has been selected in recognition of her personal contribution to society to join 450 women from all walks of life at the special 60th Women of the Year Lunch.

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7 Reasons Mental Well-being Provision is Essential

Why is having mental well-being provision in the workplace essential? Please see our 7 reasons here.

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10 Simple Ways to Improve Well-being at Work

Work can be stressful and it is easy to forget to look after our own well-being during the 9-5 routine. So what are some simple ways to help ourselves at work when we are strapped for time?

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10 Early Warning Signs of Stress & Mental Health Issues

It is important that we are able to spot the early signs of stress and mental health issues in the workplace. As with physical health, the sooner you intervene and begin to help the problem, the quicker the recovery will be.

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