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Apr 2019

Progression in employment

New research indicates that employers who support the progression of low-skilled, low-paid workers reap significant benefits in the workplace.

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8 Aug 2019

Mental health training for managers? A case of caveat emptor

Stephen Bevan and Sally Wilson reflect on the meteoric rise of Mental Health First Aid but question the level of evidence that underpins the initiative.

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25 Jul 2019

Nothing has changed? Five priorities for Amber Rudd and a new government

Institute Director Tony Wilson highlights five priorities that Amber Rudd, who remains as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, should tackle under the new Boris Johnson-led government.

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RT @StephenBevan: ‘.. there are no simple or binary solutions. Interventions at work to support people living with mental illness must be p…

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