Over the course of the coronavirus pandemic, many people started working from home for the first time. This podcast explores the difficulties working remotely can cause, and discusses ways you can ensure you're still taking care of your staff's wellbeing.
CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. The not-for-profit organisation champions better work and working lives and has been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years. It has more than 145,000 members across the world, provides thought leadership through independent research on the world of work, and offers professional training and accreditation for those working in HR and learning and development.
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This PDF guide from CIPD covers the key facts you need to know about the law and alcohol/drugs, how to cope with an employee disclosing they have a problem, and creating a safe environment where substance abuse is not being encouraged.
Drug and alcohol misuse can be a sign of a mental health concern. This PDF guide from the CIPD presents three different situations you might be faced with, and asks you to think of the ways your organisation might deal with it.
Drug or alcohol problems can affect anyone, and it's possible their use might impact on someone's work performance. This guidance from the CIPD aims to help line managers to effectively support and manage someone who is struggling with drugs and/or alcohol.
This PDF from CIPD is aimed at HR professionals and trainers who will be helping line managers to recognise and manage alcohol and drug problems at work.
This PDF guide covers some of the areas you will need to think about as staff come back, including managing the risk of the virus transmitting, providing reassurance, and teaching line managers about new procedures.
This is the fourth year of Business in the Community's (BITC) national Mental Health at Work survey, in partnership with Mercer Marsh Benefits and BITC’s Wellbeing Leadership Team.
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.
People managers’ guide to mental health
For employees to stay well and in work, it's vital for them to be able to talk to managers about stress and mental health. This guide has practical advice, information and templates to support managers and employers to facilitate this.
Following the introduction of 'fit notes' to encourage those on long-term sick leave to make an early return to work, this guide focuses on the key behaviours managers need to support employees.
Employees who have good quality jobs and are managed well will be happier, healthier and more fulfilled, and are likely to be more productive too. This factsheet introduces the concept of employee engagement.
Wellbeing at work: factsheet
An introduction to the key concepts in wellbeing at work: the links between work, health and wellbeing, the five domains of wellbeing (physical, emotional, organisation/work, personal development, and values), and the role of stakeholders.
With reports of mental health problems at work increasing yearly, this episode of the CIPD Podcast discusses the need for businesses to foster good mental health in their organisations. Featuring professionals from Mind and Deloitte, and MP Norman Lamb.