26 May 2021
11:00 - 12:00
Is your business thinking about your staff's mental health and wellbeing?
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a shock to the system that has fundamentally changed the way we think about work and the workplace, shifting expectations of what is possible for both employers and employees.
Mental health has become one of the biggest concerns for employers since the beginning of the pandemic with a significant proportion of the UK workforce working from home on a permanent basis. Many employees have had to juggle work and home-schooling commitments, as well as being put on furlough, whilst the dividing lines between work and life have faded.
In response, employers have stepped up to the challenge and worked hard to support their employees’ wellbeing as best they can. The CBI’s new Keep Mental Health Front of Mind guide highlights good practices that firms have taken during the pandemic to support their employees’ mental health and wellbeing, and provides food for thought as to which practices businesses need to keep going forward.
The objective of this session is to facilitate a discussion around members’ experiences, best practice, and practical steps to enable businesses to better support the mental health and wellbeing of their employees.
In this session we would like to explore the following questions with members: