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Drug and Alcohol Problems at Work

Every year thousands of lives are ruined by alcohol and drug abuse, with people’s careers one of the first areas to suffer. Problems with drink and drugs are on the rise in the UK and naturally this is having a major impact on the world of work. One of the first places problems can surface […]

Dealing With Stress

It is estimated that work-related stress is responsible for six million days of sick leave per year, with stress being linked to many major and minor illnesses. For most of us, work is a significant and meaningful feature of life with the majority of us spending over 25% of our lives working. While work can […]

Bullying at Work

For most people bullying is something that should end when they leave the school playground, but sadly for a growing number of British workers it’s something that will come to define their daily lives. Workplace bullying is becoming such a big problem that the UK government has sponsored a major investigation into the issue, while […]

Are You a Compulsive Worker?

Years ago it predictions suggested that computers would make life easier for us; we’d get to enjoy more leisure time and have a great work-life balance. So why are people working harder and for longer hours than ever before? We can’t place the entire blame on the computer. We live in a world beset by […]

Job Design and Mental Health

Stress at work can lead directly to mental health problems. But many organisations don’t have structures that help workers manage their stress levels. A lot of employers might argue, however, that they do provide the means to Reduce Stress and improve staff well-being. They offer gyms and exercise facilities. They have counselling services. They run […]

Creating Your Own Goals

Devising a strategy for reaching goals within your career gives you a much better chance of achieving them. It helps you plan better increases your motivation and imposes a strict discipline upon you in terms of a deadline by which you want to achieve something. You’ll probably be expected to hit targets and goals by […]

Domestic Violence and Your Work Life

Most of us would believe that domestic violence at home and the place in which we work are totally unrelated. However, it is important to remember that home and work issues cannot always be kept separate entirely and domestic violence can impact greatly on the working life of someone who is being abused. It can […]