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Supporting key worker mental health through the cost of living crisis

Everyone in the UK has been affected to a greater or lesser extent by rising energy, fuel, and housing costs. Key workers, in particular, are likely to be impacted by increasing living costs, with both their physical and mental wellbeing at risk. Employers of key workers are in a unique position to support their employees and help mitigate some of the challenges that come with this crisis, in particular helping to safeguard their mental health as they face greater

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HR wellbeing: what about you?

It might be easy to forget just how heavy an emotional burden HR teams have carried over the last few years.
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Remote worker wellbeing and career development

Harriet Cresswell, talent acquisition partner here at Kooth, shares helpful insights into how employers can support their employees' mental wellbeing and afford equal opportunities for their remote workforces.
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How far should HR teams go to prioritise employee mental health?

It’s long been established that employee wellbeing is a predictor of better business performance. Workforces where wellbeing is prioritised show increased resilience, reduced absenteeism and turnover, higher ...
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Is your workplace psychologically safe?

In the era of the Great Resignation, HR teams are looking for new ways to attract and retain talent. One theory is gaining traction fast: psychological safety. But what is it? How can you achieve it? And how 'psychologically safe' is your workplace already?
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The psychology of employee satisfaction: fulfilling needs and giving purpose

According to a report from Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose and PwC, a whopping 70% of employees would consider leaving their role for a more fulfilling one. Some would even consider taking a hefty pay cut. 
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How compassionate leadership can attract and retain talent

What a time to be in HR. During the pandemic, you’ve had to juggle ever-changing rules and regulations, devise new systems, create new ways of working, help people feel safe, and still deliver on business goals. Now, ...
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Financial stress and employee burnout

According to the Resolution Foundation, millions of families are facing a “cost-of-living catastrophe” in 2022. The think tank predicts that steep rises in energy bills and taxes, combined with stagnant wages, could ...

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