Category: Workplace Mental Health

Integrating diversity, equity, inclusion and mental health into our core values at work

6th December 2021

Leading performance marketing agency, Merkle, is partnering with Mental Health UK this December, to bring to the fore the importance of inclusivity and support for people affected by a mental health problem. You can get insight from them below where they share their best practices for creating a mentally healthy work environment.

#DownTools: Mental Health UK & Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles partner on new campaign for better work-life balance across the nation

26th October 2021

With three quarters of workers now working beyond their contracted hours, our campaign encourages workers to ‘call it a day when the day is done’.

Four in five small business owners tell us they’re experiencing poor mental health

4th February 2021

Research released by iwoca and Mental Health UK today shines a spotlight on the mental health of small business owners.

Running on empty: Nearly 1 in 4 working women in the UK feel unable to manage stress and pressure at work, with only 44% confident that their employer has a plan in place to prevent burnout

9th October 2020

YouGov polling commissioned by Mental Health UK has found that almost one in four (23%) women workers in the UK are currently struggling to manage feelings of stress and pressure at work.

Returning to work after furlough – How to manage the anxieties you might be feeling

21st July 2020

After weeks of living under lockdown, our worlds are slowly starting to open up again. With restrictions beginning to ease, many people that were furloughed are now being asked to return to work. But what do you do if you’re feeling anxious about returning to work? Laura Peters, Head of Advice and Information Services at Mental Health UK, provides some useful tips.

Supporting employees on furlough

2nd April 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has had a huge financial impact on UK businesses. The government have offered a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in order to help businesses retain staff during this difficult time. Those on furlough will also need to adjust to a significant change. We've outlined some of the ways you can support furloughed staff with their wellbeing.

How to look after your mental health while working from home

19th March 2020

As the government announces social distancing measures, what can we do to look after our own mental health? We will continue to update this article as the situation changes with the most up-to-date advice.

It’s not 1 in 4, it’s all of us.

25th November 2019

New research by Accenture for This Can Happen has found that over three-quarters of young workers in the UK have experienced mental health problems.

Mental Health UK chosen as charity partner for This Can Happen

6th August 2019

In 2018 we were selected to be charity partners for the first This Can Happen event. We are excited to continue with our role as partner for 2019.

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