Let’s talk about stress. This man looks stressed, but he’s upsetting our advertisers, so let’s ban him…

All about stress.
And a moribund, failed UK newspaper.

Wirral In It Together

29th May 2013

Hereโ€™s a link to a section of The Guardian online.ย  This is the weekly live Q&A โ€œopenโ€ forum discussion โ€“ on a subject of interest to Local Government employees:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/local-government-network/2013/may/28/local-government-careers-practice?commentpage=1

This is usually a forum for experts in the field, and anybody else whoโ€™s interested and registered, to debate and discuss a given topic.ย  This week, it was the subject of โ€˜Managing Stress in Local Government Jobsโ€™.ย  This is workplace stress โ€“ as suffered in increasing amounts โ€“ by local government employees UK wide, at all levels:ย  Chief Executives and directors have personal obligations under the Health & Safety Executive for reducing stress in the workforce; whereas middle managers; social workers; teachers; administrative staff, manual workers, etc. have a different role to fulfil, that of lining up as sitting targets.

I know about stress.ย  In fact, I know a lot about stress, having suffered it toโ€ฆ

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