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We know the dangers posed by unfettered digital consumption and how it not only affects employee health and wellbeing, but business productivity and talent acquisition/retention. With the cloud, companies now have the tools to do something about it.
The topic of mental health is thankfully less taboo than it was a decade ago. In the last few years, we’ve seen a surge of campaigns aimed at driving awareness of mental health issues and supporting those in need. But hand on heart, how often did you think ‘nice PR stunt’ and question how many times the topic was pushed down to the ‘nice to have’ list rather than sit among priorities?
Covid-19 has highlighted the importance of mental health. Almost half of Brits have reported high anxiety since lockdown, and nearly 5,000 people have contacted The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) with workplace safety concerns.
Innovators are being urged to come forward with ways technology could be used to help those in isolation suffering from loneliness and mental health issues. A £500,000 fund has been set up by the Government, looking for solutions that can provide remote social care, optimise the care and volunteer sector, or improve mental health support, such as a tool able to locate and match qualified carers to those in need.
Dominic Gallello is the CMO at Badoo, helping to unlock the next era of growth by infusing clarity and purpose into this 425 million member community. In this interview for ad:tech London, Dominic talks to Sam Tidmarsh about Badoo’s support of the LGBTQ+ community, the male mental health crisis, whether we can use technology to… Read More
Sam Tidmarsh sits down with TFM 2019 speaker Jane Piper, author of the bestselling book Focus in the Age of Distraction, to discuss the impact of technology on marketers’ working and non-working lives, well-being and happiness.