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Promotional Feature: FREE help with combating stress in the workplace from Southwark Chamber of Commerce

Southwark Chamber of Commerce have organised a FREE event for employees across the borough to help combat stress in the workplace.

The event next Tuesday 19 March runs from 8.30am to 10am at Anthony Gold Solicitors, Counting House, 53 Tooley Street, SE1 2QN and is completely free of charge.

They are even providing refreshments.

You can  book your place by emailing admin@southwark.commerce.com or contact Sonia on 07477 581977

Stress in the Workplace
Professor Kevin Fenton MD, PhD, FFPH
Strategic Director Place and Wellbeing, Southwark Council

You are invited to come along to this presentation to find out about:

  • The facts and figures relating to work-related stress, mental health conditions and sickness absence
  • The distinction between pressure and stress
  • How to use the HSE’s Management Standards approach to work-related stress and  the 6 key factors which contribute to work-related stress
  • Top tips on handling work-related stressors and signposting to useful resources

Professor Kevin Fenton is the Strategic Director for Place and Wellbeing at the London Borough of Southwark. He leads the Council’s portfolios on Planning, Regeneration, Community and Voluntary Sector Engagement and Public Health. He works across the entire Council to champion and promote health, wellbeing and equity in all policies and programmes.

Mindfulness in the Workplace

How mind-body practices such as yoga and mindfulness can help manage work-related stress

Janice White MA, Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT), Yoga & Mindfulness Instructor and specialising in mental health conditions.

She trained with The Minded Institute and is now a lecturer on their professional training programme.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Yoga & Meditation Traditions from SOAS University of London and is a contributor to the recently published book Yoga For Mental Health.

 

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