31st August 2021

Wellbeing classes do not improve workers’ mental health, research suggests

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Analysis finds most initiatives fail to solve long-standing problems, as experts highlight HR faces ‘ongoing challenge’ with implementing support.

Classes for stress management, relaxation and mindfulness are “not satisfactory” for solving issues of worker wellbeing, according to a new study.

Research by William Fleming of the University of Cambridge on data from 26,471 employees found that various wellbeing and stress management initiatives had “no effect” on mental health.

Read the full article here https://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/news/articles/wellbeing-classes-do-not-improve-workers-mental-health-research-suggests