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One in four islanders struggle with mental health in the workplace

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New findings reveal that 44% of islanders in Guernsey struggle with mental health problems in the workplace.

This figure compares to just 31% in the UK.

The findings, which were produced by local organisation CIPD, present significant findings for Guernsey and highlight areas in which policies and communications surrounding mental health in the workplace can improve.

Guernsey's CIPD President, Professor Sir Cary Cooper, says the problem is world wide and Guernsey could do more to ensure islanders are happier while at work.

The survey also reveals that only half of people who have experienced poor mental health in the workplace have taken time off because of it, with a further quarter reporting that they always go into work despite suffering from poor mental health.

52%
of people with poor mental health in the workplace have taken time off.
25%
of people go into work despite suffering from poor mental health.

For more information on the findings of the report click here.