ACAS Update: New Work-related Stress Guidance 

The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week (15 – 21 May) this year is ‘anxiety’, and Acas has new and updated guidance on managing work-related stress to support both employers and employees.

The guidance covers:

· Causes and signs of stress

· Understanding the law on work-related stress

· Supporting employees with work-related stress

· Preventing work-related stress

Please also check out additional resources about how to managing during difficult times:

Understand more about hybrid working and how it can benefit your employees and your business

Understand what to include in a flexible working policy, and how to handle flexible working requests

How to respond to a flexible working request

Advice on supporting your staff’s mental health at work

Acas Mental Health Framework to understand the components of a healthy workplace

Managing in difficult times: Listening is free

Work-related stress: lifting the pressure at work

Make it routine to prevent work-related stress

Handle change, avoid stress

How to address mental health at work

Free online training portal

Author: Chau Doan – Stakeholder Communications Manager, ACAS

Photo credit: Riccardo

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