World Mental Health Day


5 ways to protect your people’s mental health with PAS 3002

Given current circumstances, this year’s World Mental Health Day which occurred on 10 October could not have been timelier. Phil Barwell, Head of Marketing – Certification Division at Alcumus, provides some expert commentary on how to look after employee mental health. Read More

‘I believe we should cancel World mental Health Day’: In conversation with Bill Hill, CEO of the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity

Ahead of World Mental Health Day, SHP caught up with Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity CEO Bill Hill, to learn a little more about the charity, its mission and his vision for improving workplace wellbeing. Read More

‘Workplaces are becoming more open to discussing mental health, but work is still leading to poor mental health for many’

64% of employees feel that their organisation encourages openness and discussion around mental health, but 71% say work is still leading to poor mental health and 52% feel anxious at work, according to data from Mind’s Workplace Wellbeing Index. Read More

Female employees have more health and wellbeing concerns than their male colleagues

GRiD asked 1,165 UK employees about their health and wellbeing concerns and found that female employees have more concerns about stress and anxiety relating to work, finances and living with long-term illness than their male counterparts. Read More

Preventing work-related stress in construction

HSE has launched a ‘Talking Toolkit’, which focuses on work-related stress in construction, put together with consultation from the construction industry. Read More

Time to change our approach to mental health

We have recently lived through a period which is challenging everyone. Our children, our workers, our elderly. It is unlikely to get better before it gets worse, as the economic fallout hits us, and we are told that the next epidemic will be anxiety. Read More

5 tips to avoid burnout out whilst working from home

As the government announces its latest set of guidance encouraging workers back home and away from the office, staff burnout has become a very real prospect and one in which employers are now keen to avoid during their transition to a remote working model. Read More

Mental health in the workplace

Mental health, the roles of an employer when it comes to looking after the mental health of employees and how to manage mental health in the workplace. 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

World Mental Health Day: Prevention is the best cure

British Safety Council has urged employers to safeguard employee mental health and invest in workplace wellbeing. Read More



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