The Mental Health Foundation says mental health issues are the leading cause of sickness absence, claiming 70 million work days each year due in the UK – which costs employers approximately £2.4 billion per year.
Adjusting to life in self Isolation has undoubtedly been a challenge for all, and with no real end-date in sight, it can be difficult not to get overwhelmed - particularly so if you’re working from home with children.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed everything - both for businesses and individuals. As well as the obvious health implications and risks, it also brings with it a wealth of economic issues, and there are fears that many more will lose their jobs alongside the already-growing unemployed.
Last week, artificial intelligence technologist Liz O’Sullivan wrote an article for New York-based American Civil Liberties Union outlining why she quit her job at AI company Clarifai as a moral protest.
This week, LinkedIn released a list of the 25 most “sought after” UK startups in 2018. The list is a who’s who of innovators and disruptors from the land of hope and glory. It’s also a very interesting look into some of the trends of the moment and what matters to people right now.