This report follows a third annual survey conducted by YouGov into employee mental health. It reveals that financial insecurity is a major factor in poor mental health for UK workers, and presents calls to action for employers.
Business in the Community
Business in the Community is a business-led charity that exists to build healthy communities with successful businesses at their heart. They focus on the practical action needed by companies and their leaders to help respond to the enormous economic, social and environmental issues in the world and drive a successful responsible business and a fairer society.
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Business in the Community's Wellbeing Partnership is a membership scheme to support businesses in improving their approach to employee wellbeing. It has two levels, Core and Champion, and pricing for new members ranges from £3,500 to £10,500.
Alcohol, drugs and tobacco contribute to short and long term ill-health for many working people. This toolkit has practical ways employers can promote health and support employees who want or need to change their relationship with these substances.
An estimated 1.9 million adults aged 16–59 experienced domestic abuse in the last year. This toolkit outlines the duty of care employers have to employees and what their role is in preventing and tackling domestic abuse.
Good musculoskeletal (MSK) health is integral to a full working life, and there's a clear link between MSK problems and mental health and wellbeing. This toolkit explains the issues and has practical guidance to promote MSK health in the workplace.
Good physical health is closely linked to good mental health—and low physical activity and poor eating habits can undermine this. This toolkit has information and ideas to help employers take a positive approach to activity and diet.
Sleep is essential for good health and wellbeing: better sleep is the biggest single contributor to living better. This toolkit has insight and advice for employers to address the increasingly damaging sleep-loss epidemic.
Agile working focuses on maximising results and performance whilst giving employees control over how long, where, when and at what time they work. This factsheet details the impact agile working has on the wellbeing of the employee and the business...
The simplest action we can take when things are getting to us and impacting our mental wellbeing is to talk. This booklet will give you some ideas about how to talk about mental health, listen and provide support.
A toolkit to support senior leadership, line managers, HR and occupational health and safety professionals to develop strategies to reduce the risk of a suicide that impacts the workplace, identify staff who may have suicidal feelings, and deal with crises.
A proactive approach to workplace mental health can help you grow your staff and your organisation. This toolkit is designed to help small and medium organisations build a culture that champions good mental health.
The role of line managers is crucial in improving employee mental wellbeing and business productivity. This report offers recommendations and pragmatic guidance to enable line managers to improve their own and others' wellbeing.
Employees are an organisation's greatest asset, and it's increasingly important for organisations to be able to demonstrate that they understand this—to investors, potential employees and other stakeholders.
Many organisations have begun embracing mindfulness as a business priority. Paul Barrett, Head of Wellbeing at the Bank Workers Charity and an occupational psychologist, introduces the concept and outlines why it's catching on in the workplace.
A toolkit to support employers in their response to an employee taking their own life, at work or outside the workplace. It covers a complete timeline: from immediate discovery and dissemination of the news to post-traumatic support and grief.
The results of the second National Employee Mental Wellbeing Survey, produced in partnership with YouGov. It reveals that although there has been progress since 2016, many people with mental health issues are unable to seek help from colleagues or managers.
Compared to previous generations, younger workers are more likely to be in work characterised by contractual flexibility, from part-time or temporary work to overqualification or self-employment—and this can be a risk to their mental health.