Stress in the Workplace

Stress In the Workplace.

The Confederation of British Industry estimates businesses lost £10.2 billion in 2005 through lost productivity caused by stress.

Hypnotherapy has proven a fantastic and permanent tool in the reduction and control of workplace stress

Research from Harvard University shows that work stress is as harmful to health as smoking or taking no exercise and don’t think you are doing your boss a favour by putting up with it:

Let yourself go!The Institute of Personnel and Development says sickness leave is costing British Industry £500 per employee – that’s £13 billion a year.

Your health is in your hands. Forward thinking employers now provide their employees with tools to manage stress – from paying for Hypnotherapists to visit their premises offering onsite group treatment to arranging seminars to educate their employees to manage stress effectively – if you are an employer be one of the innovators!

Reduce the stress levels of your employees and everyone wins!

“…Bosses who think that there’s no problem with stress in their firm should be aware that their employees are consummate liars. When questioned by mental health charity Mind about absences from work caused by stress, 27% of workers admitted that they would rather fabricate a purely physical reason for taking time off than tell their boss that they were suffering from stress”….

“It’s a fact, people who experience regular stress at work are five times more likely to fall sick than those who don’t and its costing UK industries dearly. Recent figures released by the Health and Safety Executive suggest that of 67 million working days lost each year 60 percent of these are stress related”

“Workers who are stressed are more likely to experience repetitive strain injury (RSI)
according to the latest research reported in the British Medical Journal.

A survey of the UK’s leading risk managers has predicted that stress is likely to become the most Relaxdangerous emerging risk to business in the early part of the twenty-first century. Following the recent £210,000 payout to the warden of a mobile-home site, the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers reckons that employee stress is the single main emerging risk for UK organisations and the third most important facing society as a whole after genetically modified organisms and e-commerce.

A study of the effect of strain on 21,290 women nurses in America by the Harvard Centre for Society and Health has found that women in stressful jobs are about a fifth more likely to suffer from bad health than those in an undemanding job. Previous studies have shown that stress increases chances of a heart attack, but the new research found that women with stressful jobs were as likely to suffer illnesses as those who smoked or did no exercise.