SMEs and the mental health challenge

The recruitment crisis in some sectors arguably provides a means of nudging businesses to pay attention to ‘pull factors’ that could attract job applicants, such as showing concern for staff wellbeing.

According to HR news concerns about staff mental health are ‘keeping UK SMEs up at night’ with one in seven SMEs identifying the mental health of their workforce as one of their top three threats. This topic is on the government’s agenda.

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