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Richard Isham, employment partner at Wedlake Bell LLP, highlights two recent initiatives that are designed to highlight the issue of mental health in the workplace. Isham cites recommendations that are mindful of and support the mental health of the workforce.
According to the latest survey conducted by the UK’s Banking Standards Board (BSB), 26% of British bankers believe that their job negatively impacts their health and wellbeing; this goes up to 29% for investment bankers.
The statistics concerning mental health are now well known – one in four of us will experience an episode(s) of mental ill health (Mind).
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