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One of VGC’s core values is ‘we look after each other‘.

We are committed to empowering our workforce to overcome challenges, particularly breaking down barriers and ending stigma.

We expect everyone to treat each other with dignity and respect, and we do not tolerate unfair or discriminatory behaviour.

17 May 2022

Help us tackle mental health head on

Construction is an industry that struggles more than most with mental health problems. Research shows that 1 in 4 construction workers contemplate suicide, and male site workers are three times more likely to die by suicide than the average male in the UK. These tragic statistics highlight the need for real change in the construction

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13 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness week is to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illness, and strategies for attaining mental wellness.

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11 January 2021

Staying well in the new year

Wellbeing champion Fiona Dowling offers some practical steps to improving physical and mental wellbeing as we start the new year.

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6 July 2020

Hobbies, music and nature make you happier

Research results show that taking up a hobby, being outside close to nature, and listening to music can all help make people happier.

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17 June 2020

Staff mental health survey results

Responses to our mental health survey suggest staff are looking after their mental health by getting fresh air, talking to friends, and taking exercise.

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18 May 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week - a blog by our wellbeing ambassador

For Mental Health Awareness Week, VGC's wellbeing ambassador Fiona Dowling offers tips for getting through these difficult times.

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11 May 2020

Staying healthy

As coronavirus becomes the 'new normal', it's easy to settle into unhealthy habits. We've collated some websites with advice on looking after your health.

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2 May 2020

Staff mental health survey

Please fill in our staff survey to tell us how you are coping with the coronavirus outbreak. Your answers will help us to support everyone's mental health.

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30 April 2020

Sleep tips

COVID-19 has changed life for all of us, and that may have affected your sleeping patterns. We've collated some advice to help you sleep better.

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22 April 2020

Coronavirus myths

There is a lot of fake coronavirus news around - some of the myths, and where you can go to find the facts, before you share something that may not be true.

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