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Why Every Company Needs a Mental Health First Aider (MHFA)

Why Every Company Needs a Mental Health First Aider (MHFA)

As the fastest growing city in the UK, Leeds boasts over 119,000 companies which together generate 5% of England’s economic output with a workforce of 1.37 million. However, it should never be forgotten that behind these impressive figures are individual workers – each with their own challenges and struggles. MentalRead More

The Alternative Christmas Party – GUEST BLOG

The Alternative Christmas Party – GUEST BLOG

The flow of emails about Christmas parties starts in the middle of October and probably reaches its peak by the end of November. Some will come from HR consultants, others from law firms and others from membership organisations. Some will be from organisations I know and others, probably the majority,Read More

The Works Recruitment champions mental health of contract workforce following tragic loss!

The Works Recruitment champions mental health of contract workforce following tragic loss!

A recruitment consultancy which specialises in placing contingent workers is training its employees in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) – and urging other companies to do the same – after recognising a dangerous gap in responsibility for this vulnerable section of the workforce. The decision to ensure staff at TheRead More

Friendships at Work

Friendships at Work

Good friendships are what can really make a workplace stand out and keep you at a particular company for longer. If you work with a good team of people and have good friends at work, it can make being at work more enjoyable and motivate you in your job. It’sRead More

Earn while you learn

Earn while you learn

As results day looms and tensions rise, for many young people judgement day approaches.  This can be a stressful time where important decisions must be made. Although record numbers of young people go on to higher education, university is not for everyone and isn’t the only route into an establishedRead More