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Nurturing Mental Health in the Workplace: How Employers Can Effect Change

Mental health is a critical concern that affects all of us. Still, it can be especially challenging for those who belong to marginalised groups. These individuals often face economic hardships, discrimination, and social isolation, which can take a significant toll on their mental well-being. As responsible employers, we must take proactive steps to create a...Continue reading

Supporting Parents’ Mental Health: A Guide for Employers During the Summer Holidays

As the summer sun continues, so do the school holidays, often creating a mix of excitement and anxiety for working parents. Balancing professional responsibilities with the care and entertainment of their children can be a challenging feat, placing considerable strain on their mental well-being. And as an employer, you have a unique opportunity to step...Continue reading

Promoting Employee Self-Care: The Key to a Thriving Workplace

Continuing our theme for self-care month, in this week's blog, we're looking at how you can support your employees to prioritise self-care and how this benefits your organisation. Prioritising employee well-being is essential for organisations aiming to foster a healthy and productive workforce. And encouraging self-care among employees not only enhances their overall quality of...Continue reading

Self-Care at Work: Strategies for Maintaining Balance and Preventing Burnout

24th June marked the start of Self-Care Month, which ends with Self-Care Day on 24 July. This symbolic day was chosen because self-care can be practised “24 hours a day/7 days a week”. With that in mind, for the next couple of weeks, our weekly articles will focus on the importance of self-care. With work...

De-stigmatising Mental Health: How Organisational Leaders Can Drive Change

In today's fast-paced and demanding work environment, mental health is a crucial topic that demands attention from organisational leaders. Unfortunately, mental health stigma remains a significant barrier preventing individuals from seeking help and support. And as an organisational leader, you have the power to make a positive impact and break down this stigma within your...Continue reading

The Broker Magazine: What do line managers ever do for me? Article by Claire Russell 

Line managers have a profound impact on the mental health and well-being of their teams, making their role vital in fostering a positive work environment. In this article in the May edition of The Broker magazine, Claire Russell of Mental Health in Business emphasises the need for organisations to provide comprehensive training and support to...Continue reading

The Impact of Stigma on Mental Health and Suicide Rates

In today's fast-paced and interconnected world, conversations about mental health have become more prevalent. While progress has been made in breaking down barriers surrounding mental health, stigma remains a significant obstacle. This article explores the concept of stigma, its detrimental effects, and the importance of combating it to promote a healthier society. Understanding Stigma Stigma...Continue reading

Returning to work after a period of mental ill health – ten tips to make your return to work easier

Have you been off work due to mental ill health? If so, it's natural to find the thought of returning to work daunting. You may feel like you're not ready or that you won't be able to cope. However, returning to work can be a successful and positive experience if the proper steps are taken....Continue reading

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