This is part of a suite of eight interconnected toolkits, produced by Business in the Community and Public Health England, to help every organisation support the mental and physical health and wellbeing of its employees. Each addresses a different aspect of workplace wellbeing, with a common thread of mental health running through them all. They’re freely available and designed to be relevant to employers across all sectors.
This one, on sleep and recovery, includes an overview of key issues to consider, with background information and detailed research on sleep and sleep deprivation, and their effects on people. There are lots of practical actions that employers can take to support good sleep, as well as links to further resources and case studies. It’s divided into sections on different topics with built-in navigation and links between them, so you can follow it step by step or go straight to the sections you want to know more about.
Terminal illness, caring for a loved one, and bereavement can affect anyone. Hospice UK's Compassionate Employers programme offers advice and support for organisations who want to look out for their employees during these difficult times.
Throughout the pandemic, there are new issues for line managers to consider. Mind produced this guidance to support and inform their own line managers. It's a useful example of the subjects you might cover with your own colleagues.
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