mental health

Government consults on reducing ill health-related job loss

The issue of employee wellbeing and good physical and mental health is of paramount importance in the modern workplace.  In recent times, following on from the Stevenson/Farmer Review of Mental Health and Employers, the government has committed to implementing a range of initiatives to better support employees, including setting out proposals in its policy paper response to the Stevenson/Farmer Review: Improving Lives: The Future of Work, Health and Disability. The government is also committed to …

Government consults on reducing ill health-related job loss Read More »

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019: Workplace Wellbeing

Yesterday saw the start of the UK’s 2019 mental health awareness week.  Many employers will use this as an opportunity to launch new workplace wellbeing schemes or to remind employees of the support they already provide, and to encourage staff to talk openly about their mental health.     But do these initiatives actually make a difference? Recognition of and action on the impact of mental ill health in the workplace has, without doubt, progressed in recent …

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019: Workplace Wellbeing Read More »