“Many self-employed people will keep working when they are ill because they they can’t afford to lose out on jobs."
Last year, more than 15.4 million working days were lost due to mental health.
"Allowing employees to work when it suits their needs could also have a significant impact on their alertness and have important mental health and sleep benefits."
“It’s extremely concerning that work plays a principal factor in worsening men’s mental health."
Four of the countries featured in the report work 48 hours or more overall, resulting in an average life expectancy of 63.5.
“84 per cent said there is no clarity on best practice to address mental health issues in the workplace."
“Psychological safety at work is becoming an increasingly important factor for employee happiness, motivation and productivity."
“By signing this manifesto organisations from all sectors, and of all sizes, will join us in striving towards healthier working environments for everyone.”
"This research shows many young people are having to deal with mental health issues and often lack confidence and the key skills needed to thrive in the workplace."