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Workplace stress affecting business performance

According to a recent survey conducted on behalf of Zurich, 42% of SME managers believe that stress had a noticeable impact on business over 2012, with a third finding that stress at work resulted in a negative impact on overall business performance.

Commenting, Richard Coleman, director of SME at Zurich Insurance said “It is perhaps not surprising that the fragile business climate has had such an impact on workforce stress and morale, and if these issues aren’t addressed they could have serious long-term consequences for business stability and performance.

If you are concerned about stress at work, you may like to take a look at this template Mental Health and Stress Policy. It’s designed to enable employers to comply with their legal obligations to provide employees with a safe and healthy workplace.