Employee burnout isn’t a new issue, but things have been made a lot worse by the impact of Covid-19. Depression rates in the UK have doubled since before the pandemic, with 21 % of adults experiencing some form of depression. On top of this, 79% of people are regularly experiencing workplace stress.
Organisations that enjoy the highest levels of employee engagement and retention understand the importance of employee wellbeing. Promoting self-care, particularly self-care at work, should be one of your top priorities in 2022 and beyond.
Here, you will find more information about the importance of self-care for employees, how this translates to business benefits, and what can you to support self-care and wellbeing at work.