Spotlight on HR Welfare: Workplace Stress

Posted in : HR Updates on 13 December 2010 Issues covered:

Today's "Spotlight on HR Welfare email" from Croner looks at developments in workplace stress.

A. Introduction

The British Academy has published a new report which claims that a “sharp rise” in work stress in Britain is becoming a major social problem in the current economic crisis. The report, entitled Stress at Work, says that even employees who have escaped loss of employment during the economic downturn are suffering under the pressure of company downsizing and restructuring.

The report reveals that from spring 2009 to spring 2010 there has been an increase of some 4–6% in work stressors such as workload, conflict, job security and organisational change. This is a marked rise in the

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