Here's the latest revealing research, this time from the CIPD, highlighting the extent of mental health issues in the workplace and the need for employers to act. World Mental Health Day is 10 October - what better time to start the conversation in your workplace?
Despite the greater awareness about the need to pay attention to the psychological, as well as the physical, aspects of people’s health and well-being at work, our survey shows that there is some way to go before the majority of employers develop a robust framework in this area. If people have good mental health, and feel supported during times of poor mental health, they will feel more motivated, engaged and productive at work. Employers cannot afford to ignore people’s mental health in the workplace.