Saturday, 29 April 2017

ACAS

ACAS - the UK's Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service provides impartial free advice to employers and employees regarding employment law.  Continuing on the theme of mental health awareness I stumbled upon their Mental Health guides and found a wealth of information regarding the growing need to invest in the mental health of employees. They also list a couple of mental health blogs and are the creators of this five minute video on the subject -

For more information go to ACAS and search for Mental Health.

Saturday, 1 April 2017

Employee Mental Health Training

A recent survey in the national UK press has shown that poor mental health is now the number one reason for staff absense.  Mental health training is now seen as a viable way of increasing productivity in the work force.  Mental health and wellbeing is as important for employers as employees, with an estimated 1 in 5 of their workforce now affected by a mental health problem.

Read more on workplace health promotion at http://www.healthyworkinglives.com/advice/workplace-health-promotion/mental-health