Employers, managers and individuals can work together towards a shared goal of positive wellbeing and productive workplaces. The Acas framework is an accessible, easy way to think about the part that each can play and how they fit together.
Acas is the employment relations service for England, Scotland and Wales offering practical, independent and impartial advice to employers, employees and their representatives. Acas encourages people to work together effectively, and aims to promote good practice in the workplace as well as helping to resolve disputes.
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Employers can be required to make adjustments to make sure employees aren't disadvantaged by mental health problems—and, even when not a requirement, it's a good idea. This brief document from Acas lists lots of suggestions, including many free ones.
Managers deal with health issues on a regular basis—but while they're usually confident in dealing with physical health problems, they may be less so with mental health problems. This guide from Acas is filled with tips and best practice guidance.
Promoting positive mental health can be hugely beneficial: increasing staff engagement, wellbeing and productivity but also protecting against mental health problems. This article gives an introduction and includes detailed step-by-step guidance.