As an employer, it can sometimes be easy to lose sight of the bigger picture. Why should we consider mental health in the workplace? This PDF outlines how you can answer this question with the following three approaches:
The legal case – “Doing things right – because you have to.”
The moral case – “Doing the right thing because it’s fair.”
The business case – “Doing things because they’re best for business.”
This document includes important information on The Equality Act 2010, duty of care and some statistics around the monetary cost of poor mental health in the workplace. If you’re unsure of why mentally healthy workplaces are valuable, or need senior buy-in, this is a handy document to use.
Mi Crow's online courses cover all sorts of aspects of workplace mental health, broken down into accessible three-minute videos on different topics. You can subscribe to their portal for your workplace, or host the content on your LMS.
60% of freelancers say mental health has negatively affected their ability to work. 45% haven’t even thought about it. This guide is full of tips to look after yourself if you're self-employed—or, if you're hiring freelancers, to consider their wellbeing.
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