top of page


Here is a breakdown of some of the works we have cited in our online report.
To see view the full report + bibliography, download here
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Instagram

Bonny Downs Community Association
The Well Community Centre, 49 Vicarage Lane, London E6 6DQ
Tel: 0208 586 7070 | Email:
Charity Reg No: 1071625 | Company Limited by Guarantee No: 3625785

‘COVID-19, and the response to the pandemic, could have a significant impact on the nation’s mental health through increased exposure to stressors.  This has been exacerbated by the loss of usual support systems for many, and the much reduced access to mental health treatment.’


'Newham Council estimates that up to 42000 jobs could be affected, a figure that is higher than the London average and twice the rate of Tower Hamlets'


'In addition in November 2020 there were ‘’more than 27,000 additional people on benefits, and 17,000 on furlough'


'Working away from office is more stressful because it has breached work and family boundaries,” explained Dr. Shiu. ‘’Home working can also lead to disruption of circadian rhythms – contributing to sleeping and eating disorders, which then lead to psychological stress'.


A work contract in which the employer does not guarantee the individual any hours of work. The employer offers the individual work when it arises, and the individual can either accept the work offered, or decide not to take up the offer of work on that occasion.


bottom of page