Supporting your employees’ mental health is not only the right thing to do, but it also offers huge benefits to both the UK economy and to your business. The pandemic has put additional strain on people’s lives and their mental health. Therefore, it is now more important than ever for companies to take a proactive approach to mental health and wellbeing and to support their employees as best as they can.
In 2021 the CBI published its Front of Mind guide setting out practical steps a business can take to improve workplace health and wellbeing – from making it a leadership and organisational priority, to helping people get the support they need.
While there is no one size fits all approach to improving the mental health and wellbeing of your staff, but there are three general interventions that you can adopt to support people in your business: