Benefits of Improving Workplace Mental Health

Managing and improving mental health at work should be considered alongside business goals, employee engagement and productivity. Empowering organisations to have non judgemental, human conversations around mental health in the workplace will improve mental health and working lives, creating a supportive and open environment, where both people and business can thrive.

Why invest – some facts and figures

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Mental health issues cost an estimated £1600 per employee per year1.

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3 x more profit for organisations that invest in wellbeing2.

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1 in 4 employees are impacted by poor mental health each year3.

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Presenteeism incurs between 4-4.5X cost of sickness1.

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of long-term absence is caused by stress and mental illness4.

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Poor mental health costs the workplace around £53 bn annually1

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of all working days lost to sickness are mental health related5.

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report they have observed presenteeism in the last 12 months6.

To find out how much mental health may be costing your business simply input the total number of employees on the slider

This is the TOTAL cost of absenteeism, presenteeism and the cost of replacing staff in any one year for your business

Organisational success is driven by engaged and productive employees.

The workplace can be a necessarily demanding environment; tight deadlines, reduced resources, increased targets add to pressures and stresses from our lives outside work, meaning we can all experience changes in our mental health.

Understanding how to manage mental health at work can improve our ability to perform at our best.

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One size does not fit all

After an initial comprehensive assessment, our Mental Health at Work team will get to know your business. We’ll develop and deliver a tailored mental health programme that will support teams with their specific needs; from senior leaders, line managers, HR, teams and  employees, empowering and equipping them with knowledge and skills to bring behavioural and attitudinal changes to workplace mental health.

The result;

Bullet pointEmployees performing as they could, should and want to do 

Bullet pointTeams that can communicate openly and effectively

Bullet pointImproved employee engagement​

Bullet pointReasonable adjustments and absence management

Bullet pointInclusivity within the workforce​

Bullet pointCompliance with the Equality Act 2010​

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The importance of signposting

Your organisation will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and confidence to improve mental health at work and have open conversations as well as managing and supporting mental health at work giving your most important asset,  access to someone who can listen and has the skills to ask questions that enable them to talk, can only be a positive step for any organisation.