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Taking a Whole-Organisation Approach to Workforce Wellbeing

Promoting wellbeing in the workplace helps reduce presenteeism and mental health-related absence. We heard from Jessica Easterbrook, Lead HR and OD Consultant at East Sussex County Council, on why implementing a whole-organisation approach to workforce wellbeing is essential for improving overall productivity.

In Conversation: Tackling Mental Health Stigma in the Workplace

Throughout the pandemic Higher education providers have had to devise new ways to support student and staff wellbeing. In this interview with University of Bath, Staff Wellbeing Manager, Heather Girling, we explore how to remove the stigma surrounding mental health in the workplace.

In Conversation: Supporting Wellbeing in Higher Education

While supporting university students has gathered a lot of media attention during the pandemic, teaching staff have also needed increased wellbeing support. We heard from Jane Fawkes, Deputy Principal and University College Secretary at the University College of Estate Management about how they have embedded wellbeing across the university.

Embedding Cost-Effective Wellbeing Strategies in Schools

The Bishop Young Academy in Leeds has received national recognition for their work on championing staff wellbeing in their school community. This article outlines their key strategies for delivering cost-effective wellbeing services, as well as sharing the impact of their work on staff wellbeing.

Wellbeing in the Voluntary Sector: A Case for Embedding Positive Mental Health Throughout your Organisation

According to Mind, the workplace should be a safe place for employees and not a place that exacerbates ill mental health. We heard from Emma Mamo, Head of Workplace Wellbeing at Mind about ways that employers in the voluntary sector can support the mental wellbeing of their workforce.

Wellbeing in the Voluntary Sector: Incorporating Accessibility and Inclusion into Staff Wellbeing Strategies

On average, people with hearing loss are paid £2,000 less per year than the general population.; This amounts to £4 billion per year in lost income across the UK. James Watson O’Neill, Chief Executive of SignHealth shared the importance of inclusion for those with impairments in the voluntary sector.