Monthly Archives: December 2019

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THE SILENT PANDEMIC – MEN’S MENTAL HEALTH IN CONSTRUCTION

2020-07-08T21:11:52+01:00

It has been well documented over the last 12 months, that the construction industry takes great care in protecting staff from visible risks, however the increased presence of hidden risks needs to be addressed - mental health and wellness. The need to address employee’s mental health, wellbeing and development should be a priority for organisations.  The same attitudes and protocols towards physical health and safety, should be replicated to safeguard mental health. Shocking new statistics show that: - Suicide is the biggest killer of men under the age of 45. However, male site workers are three times more likely to [...]

THE SILENT PANDEMIC – MEN’S MENTAL HEALTH IN CONSTRUCTION2020-07-08T21:11:52+01:00

Addressing the barriers to BAME employees and creating fairer futures

2020-07-08T21:11:52+01:00

Our working population is increasingly diverse with more individuals from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds entering the workforce. However, there is still much more we must do to remove barriers to entering the labour market and ensure progression for all ethnic groups in the workplace. There is no reason why the workforce in all organisations should not reflect the diversity of the communities in which their employer operates. It requires a concerted effort to overcome structural, procedural and attitudinal barriers within society and individual organisations. At the Springboard Consultancy, we are committed to working closely with businesses on all aspects [...]

Addressing the barriers to BAME employees and creating fairer futures2020-07-08T21:11:52+01:00