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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 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

Why we think cycling is so fab!

Why we think cycling is so fab!

Starting tomorrow, for 1 week, it’s “Bike Week” in the UK. This awareness day has been celebrated for 95 years now, and it has been their mission to “show people that not only is there a bike for everyone, but that cycling is for everyone too!”   So why takeRead More

Walk off that STRESS!

Walk off that STRESS!

Studies show that even a quick burst of daily exercise can reduce stress. This month is National Walking Month and as a business we are really trying to walk more. Whether that’s taking the dog for a walk at lunchtime, a power-walk down the canal in the sun or gettingRead More

What do I do if I realise that I am too stressed?

What do I do if I realise that I am too stressed?

Firstly, well done! You’ve noticed that something “isn’t quite right” and you’re actively doing something about it. This is the first stage in dealing with stress and anxiety – knowing it’s there and wanting to do something about it. It’s okay to feel a bit of stress once in aRead More

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