People are the most valuable asset in any business
The latest management gurus state trust and mutual respect amongst managers and employees is the means of enabling a healthy organisation that can be flexible to respond to its customers. PCL can help with this.
PCL can enable managers and staff to resolve issues that impact adversely on work performance. Thus meeting employment law obligations. Including Suicide Prevention Training.
Managers can be supported and given the tools to build mutual respect and trust in their teams. These include ‘soft skills’ such as: communication skills, listening skills, empathy awareness. Also to see tell-tale signs when an employee is struggling with mental health issues.
Placing PCL at the heart of staff welfare demonstrates your commitment to maintaining the emotional wellbeing of your employees. Our approach is designed to maximise productivity and create a better working environment. This can reduce the rate of absenteeism, both short-term and long-term, staff conflict or high staff wastage.
Solutions for Work Related Stress
The workplace has a duty of care to its staff. It is important to reduce work-related stress by not placing undue pressure on people as this can impact on well-being and work-life balance.
In 2015/16 11.7 million working days were lost due to stress, depression or anxiety according to the UK Health and Safety Executive. It also goes on to state:
By occupation, jobs that are common across public service industries (such as healthcare workers; teaching professionals; business, media and public service professionals) show higher levels of stress as compared to all jobs
The main work factors cited by respondents as causing work related stress, depression or anxiety were workload pressures, including tight deadlines and too much responsibility and a lack of managerial support.
The government Health & Safety Executive has produced a document on this subject.