U for Under PressurePosted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 8 May 2012
Kiera Lee, writes:
It is important to manage pressure in the workplace. HSE statistics in GB show that work related stress cost the economy 10.8m working days in 2010/11 and that on average, an employee with stress will miss 27 days of work. In Northern Ireland the HSE estimates that the cost of stress to the economy may be as high as £125m every year. It is important to identify stress and manage it to prevent serious workplace issues and ensure a healthy environment for all employees.
What is Stress?
The HSENI defines stress as the “the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressure or other types of demand placed on them”. Common causes include the type of work employees are
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