Tackling loneliness at work helps employers and employees – Campaign to End Loneliness

News Release immediate release 8.5.2021 Tackling loneliness at work helps employers and employees – Campaign to End Loneliness Tackling loneliness at work benefits both employers and employees, according to a new report published by the Campaign to End Loneliness on behalf of the  Government’s Tackling Loneliness Network’s employers group. With the cost of loneliness to…
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Conversations through Covid-19 – How can civil society help lonely people reconnect after lockdown?

Conversations through Covid-19 How can civil society help lonely people reconnect after lockdown? Organisations which support some of the UK’s loneliest people have an important role in helping people make and develop meaningful conversations following the pandemic, according to the Campaign to End Loneliness. The Campaign recently brought together more than 90 organisations, which support…
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Mapping levels of loneliness during Covid-19 – our response to new ONS data

7.4.2021 Our response to the latest Office for National Statistics research published today, which map levels of loneliness during the coronavirus epidemic.   The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has just released a really valuable study giving new insight into loneliness in local areas. Most importantly the number of adults saying they are lonely “always or…
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Founding director of the Campaign to End Loneliness recognised in New Year’s Honours

Laura Alcock-Ferguson, Founding Director of the Campaign to End Loneliness has been recognised in this year’s New Year’s Honours for her work on the issue on developing the Campaign since its inception in 2011. Since it launched ten years ago  the Campaign to End Loneliness has raised awareness of the issue, and worked to grow the evidence-base on loneliness…
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Campaign’s new report calls for urgent action to tackle critical issue of loneliness

The charity’s new report, ‘Promising Approaches Revisited‘, calls for urgent action by governments across the UK, health bodies, funders and service providers to better address the critical issue of loneliness. The call comes as the results of a UK-wide survey (also revealed today), highlight the devastating impact that the Covid-19 pandemic is having by amplifying…
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Campaign release landmark report, The Psychology of Loneliness

The charity’s new report is the first of its kind to look at how psychological approaches can help tackle loneliness. Due to lockdown, more people than ever before are reporting feelings of loneliness. Mindfulness, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and positive psychology are all approaches that can help people who are feeling lonely. The report has…
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