The Leading News & Information Service For The Facilities, Workplace & Built Environment Community

Editorial Review | Managing Stress in the Workplace

Editorial Review Graphic – featuring Charlson Gaines, US Air Force disabled veteran & Health Psychology PhD candidate
13 April 2021 | Updated 23 April 2021
 

In March's FM review, ThisWeekinFM's Editorial Team reflects on the past year, exploring how people have been feeling in the past few months and considering how to overcome the risk of burnout across a range of circumstances. 

This week saw us reach a year since the beginning of the first official UK lockdown. As we approach April, the roadmap laid out for easing lockdown measures brings hope of increased social interaction and entertainment options – activities typically associated with stress relief. 

But as April is also Stress Awareness Month, we are reminded that stress has many causes and whilst lockdown has undoubtedly been a major contributing factor for many, its easing may not reduce stress for all and for some employees, it could even present an increase.  

Join Daisy, Bailey and Ella now by watching the video below, and let us know your views on the situation via Twitter and LinkedIn or in the YouTube comments. 

 


 

Here's a roundup of the key stories discussed:

 

 

In this review, we discuss two specific sessions from our Workplace Excellence channel at RE:Connect. You can view these insightful sessions in full by using the following buttons:

 

VIEW DR JO'S SESSION

 

VIEW CHARLSON'S SESSION

 

Picture: Laptop computer displaying a ThisWeekinFM article covered by a magnifying glass on a blue and black abstract background  – featuring Charlson Gaines, US Air Force disabled veteran & Health Psychology PhD candidate

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 13 April 2021

Share



Related Articles

Protecting Your Employees’ Mental Health

April is Stress Awareness Month, and people working across every industry are experiencing a significant increase in pressure. Flexible working campaigner Anna...

 Read Full Article
University Researches AI Surveillance for Social Distancing Monitoring 

Researchers at Griffith University, Australia, have developed an AI video surveillance system to detect social distancing breaches in an airport without compromising...

 Read Full Article
BESA Highlights Shortcomings of Government IAQ Report

A report commissioned by the government’s chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance has highlighted the crucial role played by building ventilation in...

 Read Full Article
University Spin-Out Launches Pathogen Capturing Technology

Working in conjunction with the Defence Forces Ireland and the Czech University of Defence, an Irish medical technology company has developed an innovative Pathogen...

 Read Full Article
Freedom Day – How Do You Feel About Returning to The Office?

For some, Freedom Day marks a much-awaited return to some of our pre-pandemic habits, including working at the office instead of at home. But is everyone keen to come...

 Read Full Article
UK Workers Unsure on Returning to Office Without Vaccine

Around half of UK office workers feel confident about returning to work without a fully vaccinated workplace. Research shows that 80 per cent of UK office...

 Read Full Article
7 Ways to Improve Office Hygiene and Cleanliness 

With businesses already putting plans in place to get people back into the office, ensuring good hygiene practices is paramount in preventing any spread of coronavirus in...

 Read Full Article
Public Health to be Transformed With Formation of Two New Bodies

The Health Estates and Facilities Management Association is encouraging feedback on a recent proposal to overhaul England’s public health with the formation of two...

 Read Full Article
Casella Launches Social Distancing Smart Tags for Workers

A smart-monitoring technology company has launched a wearable smart tag designed to make social distancing easier. The body-worn Orbi-Trace smart tag gives the...

 Read Full Article
Indoor Air Quality Surveys Needed Before Reopening Buildings

Bureau Veritas is stressing the need to carry out indoor air quality surveys, swab-sampling programs and quantification of fresh air assessments, to ensure premises...

 Read Full Article