Stress Management UK

Published on January 25, 2012 by in Latest News


Stress Management Training

“Nothing will improve your company’s efficiency and profitability more than taking care of your employees and reducing their stress load”.     


Government statistics for 2009/2010 list stress as one of the most commonly reported work related illnesses: approximately 435,000 cases.      

One of your legal duties as a manager, is to understand what stress is all about and what can be done, both to prevent it and to manage it.   

Absolutely Positive provides high quality consultancy and training programmes that  can help to minimise the risk and effects of stress.

Stress is a business issue. It impacts on health and productivity. Business issues include   

  • Sickness absence
  • Mistakes and bad decisions
  • Aggression and bad communication
  • Reduced performance and productivity
  • Lack of creativity as people are in survival or safety mode
  • 10.5 million lost working days per year in Britain
  • £780 = the average total cost to a business of absence per employee per year.

    Solve your Problems   

  • Increase productivity
  • Reduce absenteeism, presenteeism and related costs
  • Address work related issues
  • Attract and retain talented people
  • Manage risk by duty of care
  • Successfully implement change
  • Understand and comply with health and safety legislation
  • Reduce legal claims from stressed employees
  • Demonstrate a moral responsibility to employees

 Stress in the workplace not only damages a business’s performance it also creates a legal duty to be treated like any other health hazard. Employers have a clear responsibility to ensure that risks from stress in the workplace are minimised.      

  This is not long, boring, paper and pen goal setting stuff to do when you get back to the office over a long period . This is standing, doing,  participating fun training, that will instantly change the way you feel, think and behave.       

We provide tools and techniques that can contribute to creating a healthy workplace that enables employers, employees and individuals to work more effectively, respond positively to challenges and perform at their optimum.      


How do we do it?

Through a multi-disciplinary approach to stress management and prevention. (NLP, CBT, Psychology, Holistic, Diet exercise) programmes that can make a positive contribution to both personal and organisational health and well being.     

Absolutely Positive Stress Management course will empower delegates to have a full perception of: 

  • What is stress? Fight or flight response
  • How to spot the signs of stress and the effects of stress
  • What will stress do if not managed?
  • Long term implications of stress
  • Where is stress coming from?
  • Looking on the bright side of life
  • Gaining perspective
  • 7-11 breathing
  • Physical release and exercise
  • Managing difficult situations
  • Managing conflict
  • Dealing with bullying or harassment
  • Self-care
  • Creating a supportive culture
  • Physical environment
  • Support and network groups
  • Lifestyle and work-life balance
  • Technology and how to survive it
  • Managing panic attacks
  • Knowing when to refer people on
  • Managing change and uncertainty
  • Meditation and relaxation
  • Other relaxation techniques
  • Self hypnosis and visualization
  • NLP Stress Management
  • CBT Stress Management
  • Communicating with self and others
  • Time Management 

Our training and development programmes include:- 

  • Full day workshops
  • Two day workshops
  • Half day workshops
  • 1 hour Breakfast Meetings
  • 1 2 1 Coaching and Mentoring Programmes
  • Team Building and Development Events
  • Management Training
  • Train the Trainer
  • Stress Risk Assessment
  • Health & Safety Executive Stress Management Standards
  • Royal Society for Public Health Awareness Levels 1 and 2
  • Stress Management & Wellbeing workshop x 6 one hour per week.

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The Health and Safety Executive has produced some useful guidance to assist employers prioritise stress control measures focussing on prevention. These can be found at

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