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Here in the U.S., mental health conditions affect as many as one in five people - around 47 million of us. As devastating as COVID 19 has been, current case numbers are sitting at half that amount. The issue is that the pandemic's mental health effects may be far longer lasting than the disease itself. COVID 19 has also caused disruptions to our mental health indirectly. The measures are taken to slow the spread of the virus have affected our physical activity levels, eating behaviors, sleep patterns, and our relationship with addictive substances, including social media.


Is Mental Health important​ in the workplace?  Tom explores all things related to workplace mental health, including mental health in school workplaces,  in this insightful video. Tom helps employers figure out mental health at work. He reviews workplaces, trains managers and writes plans. 


Good mental health has a positive impact on business performance, enabling employees to be healthy, engaged and productive. With poor mental health costing employers up to £45bn each year in absenteeism, staff turnover and lost productivity1, it makes good business sense to invest in supporting the mental health of your workforce. 

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Queen Alexandra College (QAC) is a national residential college and charity for young people aged 16-25 with disabilities. Their mission is to offer challenging learning opportunities to help young people realise their full potential, and to live and work as independently as possible.


Employers could see increases in burnout and decreases in mental wellbeing due to employees’ working from home habits during lockdown, research by QBE revealed.


A handy resource from Lloyd's

At Lloyd’s we believe in creating a healthy working environment and culture that enables positive wellbeing across the market.

Healthy workplaces help to:


A short video into Mindfulness practice. Mindfulness is the practice of purposely bringing one's attention in the present moment without judgment, a skill one develops through meditation or other training.


Working in tandem with Lorna Feeney of Marsh's short mindfulness presentation this 15 minute video discusses mindfulness and the benefits it brings. Mindfulness is the practice of purposely bringing one's attention in the present moment without judgment, a skill one develops through meditation or other training.


The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed the way people work, perhaps irrevocably. The health and wellbeing lessons we have learned during this last year are likely to inform our approach to employee benefits long into the future. Before the pandemic, looking at each employee benefit separately was less than ideal, but now it is more essential than ever to take a holistic view of corporate benefits programmes.


Stress in the workplace is a complex issue, and a subject many businesses find difficult to manage. Cases of stress, depression and anxiety in 2018/9 represented 44% of all work-related ill health cases with the total number of working days lost amounting to 12.8 million.1 With the business cost of mental ill health at work estimated at up to £45bn billion each year in sickness absence, reduced productivity and staff turnover2 there is a compelling business case for addressing stress in the workplace as a risk management issue.

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