Mental ill health has become a huge problem for employees during the Covid-19 pandemic, with mental disorders accounting for 41% of all diagnosed fit notes issued, compared with a pre-lockdown 12 month average of 35%.
Employee mental health and wellbeing has always been of crucial importance in the workplace, with this research showing that it’s more important now than ever to support the health and wellbeing of employees as lockdown and remote working continues to impact the business world.
Read more about the increase in mental health problems since the pandemic in Personnel Today’s new article.
Click here to read more: https://www.personneltoday.com/hr/four-in-10-fit-notes-issued-for-mental-health/
Webber, “Four in 10 fit notes issued for mental health”. Personnel Today (07/012/2020).