I was very pleased to be mentioned in Insurance Times following my session with Huw Edwards at the BIBA Conference. You can read the article here: https://www.insurancetimes.co.uk/analysis/claire-russell-industrys-work-hard-play-hard-culture-can-create-mental-health-barriers/1437463.article I’ve worked in the insurance industry my whole adult life and, like most, have had fantastic career ups and downs in that time. It’s time for the industry...Continue reading
I am delighted to feature in the June edition of BIBA's The Broker magazine. Can vulnerability be a strength in business? I think so. You can read it here: https://view.publitas.com/biba/the-broker-magazine-june-2020/page/26-27
I'm delighted to announce that I'll be speaking at the BIBA conference in Scotland in October 2019!
Mental health matters in every aspect of life. Jessie-Lynn MacDonald and I talk about why mental health in the workplace is so important. When business leaders understand this everyone benefits. In this episode we chat about: The importance of acknowledging mental health in the workplace; Mental health affects us all, if you have a heartbeat,...Continue reading
Ok, so I am sat on a train heading back to the office, having been at a meeting alongside senior business leaders from some of the biggest and most well known organisations and businesses in this country. I just had a huge ‘A-ha!’ moment. Let me explain. The meeting today was a coming-together of UK...Continue reading
Do you know somebody who is suffering in silence? When it comes to Mental Health at work (and at home for that matter) we can all too often brush things under the carpet in the name of ‘putting on a brave face’ or ‘pulling our socks up’. The fear of what others might think or...Continue reading
After some inspiring conversations over the last few days I am percolating some ideas about how we raise the game - and help others to do the same, when it comes to mental health at work. There have been some positive strides forward in the last year or so. The profile of mental health issues...Continue reading
Earlier this week HRH the Duke of Cambridge launched ‘Mental Health at Work’ – a new ‘online gateway’ funded by The Royal Foundation as part of their Heads Together campaign. Mental Health at Work is a huge collaboration with the Mental Health charity Mind and a number of key partner organisations from across the UK...Continue reading