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Life outside the bank: Understanding non-work pressures

Life outside the bank: Understanding non-work pressures

Thursday, 25 October 2012
17:30 - 19:00
Bank Workers Charity office, Pinners Hall, 105 - 108 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1EX

Speakers

Professor Cary Cooper, Director, Robertson Cooper and Professor of organisational psychology and health at Lancaster University Management School
Fred Payne, Chief Executive, The Bank Workers Charity
Tony Ramos, Chair of the Trustee Board, The Bank Workers Charity

The event:

The Work Foundation, alongside The Bank Workers Charity and Robertson Cooper, are carrying out a crucial piece of research on work and non-work issues affecting employees performance in the UK’s banks.

Professor Cary Cooper, a world leading expert in work-related wellbeing, introduced this ground-breaking research; reminding us of the growing complexity in the roles individuals have inside and outside work and highlighting the urgency in understanding how non-work pressures can affect our wellbeing and performance.

This was followed by a presentation on our early research findings, which outlined:

• The key non-work pressures experienced by bank workers affecting their health, wellbeing, engagement and ability to cope at work
• Key differences in experiences for men, women, levels of income and employment status
• Early insights into support needed by bank workers to remain productive and engaged at work.

Chief Executive of the Bank Workers Charity, Fred Payne, has written a blog about the outcomes from the event so please take a read.

If you would like to find out more about this event or the rersearch that we are undertaking in this field then please contact Alice Holland on 0207 976 3513 or aholland@theworkfoundation.com.

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