The Importance of Mental Health and Wellbeing Workplace Strategies

Posted in : The Essential Elements of the Employee Handbook on 7 October 2021
Leeanne Armstrong
Issues covered: Mental health and wellbeing; Workplace Strategies; Illness and Absence Management

Supporting mental health and wellbeing is arguably one of the most challenging issues faced by HR and business leaders, and one of the hardest things to get right. We’re undoubtedly seeing a shift in attitudes, driven in part by the spotlight the Covid-19 pandemic has shone on wellbeing and, as we discussed in last month’s feature on right to disconnect, a growing importance being placed on work-life balance. Research from Bupa Global, for example, found nearly two-thirds (63%) of business leaders reported that the pandemic had made them feel differently about mental health (bupa-executive-wellbeing-index-family-mental-health.pdf).

Wellbeing is becoming an increasingly significant factor in

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