With more than one in six European employees experiencing daily stress at work according to recent research, the challenges of stress across the modern enterprise are starting to become a priority for organisations.

Stress can manifest in mental and physical symptoms, severe enough to cause absenteeism and low productivity, with real-world impact on growth and profitability.

Acknowledging the problem is only one part of the solution.

How can organisations begin to understand the causes and risks of stress to their employees? What solutions exist that can help us mitigate its impact? Can ECG biometrics and the new technologies that are emerging with the utility to monitor stress be a part of the answer?

Don't miss our expert insights, as we examine some of the answers to these challenges.

Managing Stress: an Introduction

Stress isn't a modern phenomenon, but its impact on organisations has gained increased visibility in recent years.

Stress is one of the main causes of major health issues in the developed world, and the effects of chronic stress have been associated with events of acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), hypertension, stroke, diabetes, mental health disorders, obesity and gastrointestinal issues.

With such an impact at world health level, it's clear to see why these physical outcomes are impacting workplaces across the globe.

Impact of stress infographic

What is the Impact of Stress?

Discover some of the real-world outcomes for organisations that relate employee stress to reduced productivity and increased absenteeism.

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VR technology

Could ECG Biometrics and Virtual Reality Help Mitigate Stress?

We take a look at some of the exciting advancements in technology which could help mitigate the impact of workplace stress.

With expert insight from VR expert technologist Dr Austin Gibbs, we ask could VR help?

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