Before coronavirus struck, mental-ill health was the number one cause of long-term sickness absence among UK workers. Current lockdown restrictions are likely to have exacerbated these conditions for many, and this poses a real challenge for managers who are expected to look after the health and wellbeing of their teams.
Join Andrea Winfield, HR Director at Microsoft, Professor Neil Greenberg, Professor of Defence Mental Health at Kings College, and Rachel Suff, Senior Employee Relations Adviser at CIPD to learn how managers can have confident and sensitive wellbeing conversations to support the mental and physical well-being of their remote teams, and crucially what employers need to consider as the UK plans for an eventual return to the workplace.
Urgent public policy reform to promote good work and health is needed to tackle long-term sickness absence
Advice on supporting and managing employees with a terminal diagnosis
Is environmental sustainability simply a passing trend for the PR-conscious? In this episode, we explore how people professionals can be agents of change for an important issue that has further reaching implications outside of their organisation.
We explore the core skills and qualities needed to be an effective and impactful people professional
Podcast 202: Learning professionals are under constant pressure to demonstrate the value and impact of their interventions. Is there a way for them to bolster their chances of a successful outcome before they dive into planning?
Podcast 201: Listen to our podcast and explore how you can better understand the nuanced wellbeing needs of your people. Fundamentally, how best to address those needs and consider the required support.