Polling by Group Risk Development (Grid), the industry body for the group risk sector, has revealed a massive four in five employees report having health and wellbeing concerns.
The research was compiled to coincide with the start of the UK’s Mental health awareness week (10 – 16 May), and revealed 79% currently have wellbeing problems, with stress and anxiety by far the biggest issue, with 62% reporting this.
Drilling down deeper, it asked what the causes of employees’ stress was, and the biggest contributor was Covid-19 (Coronavirus). It found 21% of those polled said stress and anxiety had risen as a direct result of the pandemic.
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