Stress, Mediation, and Anti-Bullying Support Month

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This November we'll be bringing to you a series of helpful articles on topics such as bullying in the workplace, pressure & stress, all the way to mediating disagreements in the workplace.

Stress, Mediation, and Anti-Bullying Support Month


Awareness Weeks this November

This November brings with it a plethora of important awareness campaigns that we have identified as being crucial in the HR world. To bring attention, answer some questions, and provide an insider perspective to approaching these hot topics. We will be publishing a series of helpful articles and content across the corresponding awareness weeks to support you.


Pressure vs. Stress – What’s the difference

'International Stress Awareness Week' 2nd - 6th November 2020

Held from 2nd – 6th November 2020, International Stress Awareness Week is run by the International Stress Management Association (ISMA) and aims to shine a light on stress and mental health issues, which have never been more prevalent than in the midst of Covid-19.

In this article we will take a look at how pressure can affect stress and vice versa. We will also look at how the two are different and some key ways to help manage stress during these continually unusual and difficult times.


Conflict and Disagreement in the Workplace – how to handle it

'International Mediation Awareness Week' 9th - 13th November 2020

As part of this year’s International Mediation Awareness Week, this year’s theme is "Mediating in an Uncertain World". Held between the 9 – 13th November 2020, the PACT HR team explore conflict and disagreement within the workplace, and how best to handle it.


Is Bullying & Harassment Still Significant in the Workplace

'Anti-Bullying Week 2020' 16th - 20th November 2020

As this year’s United Against Bullying for Anti-Bullying Week 16th – 20th November 2020 kicks off, we at PACT HR explore whether Bullying and Harassment remain significant workplace issues and how best to deal with complaints of this nature.

Whether it happens in the playground or in the workplace, bullying can seriously impact a person’s mental health and wellbeing at the time and way into the future. But how rife is bullying in the workplace and should this be something that you as an employer are concerned about?