Heather Beach


A guide to home working and self-isolating

Many businesses have begun to embrace the idea of flexible working and working from home and, in the current climate, more and more of us may find ourselves plunged into doing so for longer than the one to two days a week, which employers and employees adapt to fairly easily. Read More

Webinar: Mental health & wellbeing and looking after remote workers

SHP's latest webinar, which takes place on Friday 27 March, from 11:00am to 12:00noon, will look at health & wellbeing in the workplace.With many employers advising staff work from home during the coronavirus outbreak, it will also look at how period of self-isolation or prolonged time working from home can affect health & wellbeing and require a different approach from managers. Read More

Updating your wellbeing business case for 2020

Heather Beach looks at two reports, published to support your business case for organisational wellbeing – one from Deloitte and one from Robertson Cooper. Read More

Burnout, stress and being human

In May 2019, the World Health Organization announced that in the ICD11 (international classification of mental illnesses) there would be a new category of “burnout” as an occupational phenomenon – not a medical condition. Heather Beach discusses... Read More

The future of the health and safety profession

Discussing the future of the health and safety profession, a panel of experts talked about what the attributes and qualifications of a good H&S professional should be. Read More

SHP’s Most Influential figures in health & safety named at Safety & Health Expo

SHP has announced the list of the 10 most influential people in health and safety for 2019, voted for by SHP readers. Read More

Is a little knowledge a dangerous thing when it comes to mental health?

Do you need to be an expert to have a conversation with someone struggling with their mental health? Some say that you do. Some advocate not using peer to peer support systems because ‘a little knowledge is a dangerous thing’. Read More

3 ways to a mental health and wellbeing strategy

Only five to ten years ago, a wellbeing strategy looked like apples in the office, yoga at lunchtime, a cycle to work scheme and gym memberships. Read More

Mind Matters: Talking mental health with your boss

Heather Beach and Mark Glover discuss the relationship between employee and employer when it comes to opening up and talking about mental ill health. Read More

Mind Matters: Living with a post-traumatic stress assistant dog

Richard Mearns, alongside his post-traumatic stress assistant dog Ziggy, speaks about the effects PTSD has had on his life and how Ziggy helps him to complete general day-to-day tasks and hold down a full- time job. Read More



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