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Three facts everyone needs to know about mental health in young people

By Lauren Elizabeth on 09/10/18

First celebrated in 1992, World Mental Health Day serves as a global awareness day aiming to end the social stigma surrounding mental health. This year’s theme is “young people and mental health in a changing world” with the focus on mental health in children and adolescents, and the way the world surrounding them affects this.

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Non-compliant agencies – how do they work and how can you ensure you are within the law?

By Lauren Elizabeth on 28/08/18

Yesterday, HMRC released guidance highlighting how agencies and umbrella companies continue to use tax avoidance schemes, masked as ways to increase your take home pay. These agencies and umbrella companies promote arrangements which “reduce your tax liability” and allow you to keep more of your income.

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NHS innovation timeline

By Declan Campbell on 04/07/18
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In 1945, a programme of welfare measures was introduced following the election of the Labour Party – including a National Health Service. What followed over the next 70 years was innovation after innovation, and development of a service that has become one of this country’s most recognised facilities.

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Seven ways to protect yourself from stress

By Lauren Butcher on 16/05/18

Every year, the second week in May is dedicated to raising awareness and reducing the stigma that surrounds mental health. This year, the Mental Health Awareness Week’s theme is something that a whopping 85% of UK adults confess to experience on a regular basis – stress. Due to the tolls of modern life it is easy to get stressed. Here are seven ways that you can help to prevent stress from occurring.

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The common causes of stress

By Rachel Waterman on 16/05/18

Stress is your body’s natural reaction to any kind of demand that disrupts life as usual. In small doses, stress is good – such as when it helps you conquer a fear or gives you extra motivation and endurance to get something done. But there’s also bad stress, which is often caused by worries such as money, work, relationships, family or health, whether it be sudden and short or long-lasting.

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