We explore some of the common fears surrounding talking about suicide and mental ill health and how we can support your workplace to feel more confident and equipped. Common myth: talking about suicide puts the idea in someone’s mind. Evidence has found that the opposite is true. A safe, non-judgemental environment to talk about feelings…Details
Now that children are returning to school, many workplaces are beginning to look at return to work planning, but are being met with an unexpected reluctance from staff to return…in this video we explore what may be creating levels of anxiety for staff. It is important for organisations to consider whether a return is: –…Details
Orbit Group relaunch their wellbeing strategy to support their teams virtually during times of uncertainty
It has been fantastic working in partnership with Orbit Group over the last 18 months and seeing their commitment to supporting the wellbeing of their staff on an ongoing basis. We have delivered a range of training from upskilling management to Mental Health First Aid qualifications as well working behind the scenes to help promote…Details
Presenteeism (being at work in body but not in mind) is on the rise, and through lockdown it can be tricky to spot. Tackling presenteeism has huge benefits for your organisation in terms of saving money, increasing engagement and improving productivity. In this video we share some of our top tips for keeping your staff…Details
We need a level of pressure to motivate us and keep us performing at our best but too much pressure can lead to stress or even burnout if not managed effectively. Although we cannot eliminate stress, we can be proactive about minimising the risks and helping people to develop a toolkit of helpful strategies to…Details
In this video we go back to basics on why work is important for our mental health and the negative impact stress and mental ill health has on businesses in terms of costs and lost productivity. Are we getting the support right?
Although mental health is a complex subject, implementing support in this area does not have to be complicated or time consuming. In this video we share some of the areas to consider in terms of enhancing awareness, effective communication and tools to take action so you keep your staff in the right mind for business.
The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 was kindness, and what we often forget is to show ourselves compassion. There is a lot of pressure on business owners and HR professionals right now, and it is so important to be able to look after yourselves in order to be in the best position to…Details
In this video we discuss some of the concerns and challenges our clients are facing now that the realisation has hit that social isolation will be going on for longer than we initially expected. Heightened anxiety, stress levels and absence are causing businesses increased pressure at a time when they are already firefighting. Our Vocational…Details
We are all having to adapt day by day to new ways of working and just as we begin to get our heads around one change, another update comes in from the government. The current situation is therefore testing everyone’s resilience and the mental health of your teams has never been more important.