A survey by the Jo Cox Commission in 2017 revealed that nine million people in the UK are affected by loneliness. We know that chronic long-term loneliness can be as bad as smoking fifteen cigarettes a day, and can increase the risk of blood pressure, diabetes and obesity.
Workplace loneliness is becoming a major concern for employers – people literally spend all day surrounded by colleagues and still feel alone. But with technology replacing human interaction, increased working from home, and long working hours, it’s a subject that employers should not ignore. Based on current research and packed with practical tips, this workshop will help you to find the strategic, operational and human solutions to combat this issue in your workplace.