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The UK National Work-Stress Network

A voluntary organisation that campaigns to secure proper recognition of the damage caused by work-stress and to prevent work-related stress.

We aim to educate and raise awareness of work-stress and to improve legislation on health, safety and employment rights in the UK and Europe.

View the report on our annual conference 2015

About Us

All too often we hear of workers trapped in highly stressful environments, often also the subject of bullying, victimisation and harassment or discrimination. When we see how they are affected by their work (and sometimes by fellow workers), it is heart-rending to say the least.

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Our Aims

The UK National Work Stress Network has as its fundamental aims:

  • To campaign for the better protection of workers against work-induced stress
  • Education and raising awareness.
  • Forging links with other organisations seeking to eliminate bullying, harassment and work-related stress.
  • Assisting groups tackling workplace stress.

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Conferences

UKNWSN holds an annual conference sometime in November each year and you can access all the documents and photos (if available) from all our previous conferences on this page.

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What's New

This week is Love Unions week. It is also the week the House of Lords starts discussing, in detail, the Tories’ anti-Trade Union Bill.

Of those who had experienced violence, 77% said they had been pushed and around half were kicked or had an object thrown at them .

A new CIPD report calls for greater and sustained efforts from employers and policy makers to reap the benefits of a healthy workplace in the fast-changing world of work