Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from 18 – 24 May 2020 and this is one thing that Covid-19 shouldn’t get in the way of.
Research has shown that mental illness cost the British economy almost £35 billion last year. Clearly this research was carried out before the Covid-19 pandemic so this figure is likely to be much higher this year given the impact this has had on each and every one of us.
With the current lockdown still in place, many employees are feeling bored, frustrated or lonely and may well be low, worried or anxious, or concerned about finances and health. More recently, anxieties have heighted regarding the implications surrounding returning to the workplace, how this may be managed and the impact this may have on them.
Our partner firm, Lincoln Occupational Health has prepared this guide which contains top tips for preserving mental wellbeing whilst working from home. It occurred to me that this guide might be of interest to you and for sharing with your employees. MORE.