This PDF guide from the City Mental Health Alliance offers some advice on what organisations can do to help support the mental health of their furloughed workforce.
City Mental Health Alliance
City Mental Health Alliance is a coalition of organisations that have come together to create an environment in the City where mental health is discussed in the same way as physical health. It is business-led, and aims to create a culture of good mental health for City workers, to share best practice and increase mental health understanding.
Resources from this organisation:
This video and web page explores ways we can look after our mental health during the coronavirus pandemic.
Many organisations will not be used to all staff to be working from home at the same time. This video and web page from explores ways in which you can manage your team when you are all in different locations.
Many people are finding themselves working remotely or in unusual situations due to the coronavirus outbreak. This quick factsheet has tips for supporting them and links to more information.
Jenny Lloyd, Senior HR Advisor, explains how the Linklaters' approach to mental health and wellbeing was adjusted following its membership to CMHA. Jenny outlines how the techniques they have employed have had a positive impact on employees.
Why mental health matters
Poor workplace mental health can lead to problems with absenteeism. Emma Jacobs discusses what can be done to improve this with Jaan Madan of Mental Health First Aid England and Nigel Jones of the City of London Mental Health Alliance.