Helpful resources

Employment and mental health

ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service)

Phone: 0300 123 1100
Website: www.acas.org.uk

Acas provides free and impartial information and advice to employers and employees on all aspects of workplace relations and employment law. Supports good relationships between employers and employees, but also provides conciliation services to resolve workplace problems.

BITC (Business in the Community)

Phone: 0207 566 8650
Website: www.bitc.org.uk

Business in the Community is the Prince’s Responsible Business Network. Its members work together to tackle a wide range of issues essential to building a fairer society and more sustainable future.

Fit for Work

Phone: 0800 032 6235
Website: www.fitforwork.org

Fit for Work is a voluntary service that offers the wider working population access to occupational health (OH) advice and support. Employers can refer employees who’ve been off work for four weeks or more a free ‘fit for work’ assessment. On the website you will find more information, an employer’s guide and a stress management tool.

Health in Construction Leadership Group

Phone: 0113 261 5368
Website: www.healthinconstruction.co.uk

Health in Construction Leadership Group works with construction CEO’s to improve health within the sector, with a current focus on mental health. Brings together contractors, clients, the Health and Safety Executive, professional bodies, trade associations and trade unions

The City Mental Health Alliance

Website: www.citymha.org.uk

The City Mental Health Alliance is a coalition of organisations that have come together to create an environment in the City of London where mental health is discussed in the same way as physical health. Championed by senior business leaders, it is closely supported by UK mental health organisations MHFA England and Mind.

Education Support Partnership

Phone: 0800 0562 561
Website: www.educationsupportpartnership.org.uk

Provides free confidential counselling for teachers, including online chat services.

Mental Health Foundation workplace resources

Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk/tags/workplace

The Mental Health Foundation had developed a range of resources aimed at tackling mental health in the workplace.

Mindful Employer

Phone: 01392 677 064
Website: www.mindfulemployer.net

Mindful Employer aims to increase awareness of mental health at work and provides easily accessible information to organisations and supports for staff who experience stress, anxiety depression or other mental health conditions.

Mind’s guide to workplace mental health

Website: www.mind.org.uk/workplace/mental-health-at-work

Menta health charity Mind’s dedicated website section on workplace mental health provides guidance to help employers take care of the of themselves and their staff. Mind has also published the Employers’ Guide to Mentally Healthy Workplaces, which discusses what poor workplace wellbeing is, what is a mentally healthy workplace wellbeing is, and how to create mentally healthy workplaces.

Richmond Fellowship

Phone: 0207 697 3300
Website: www.richmondfellowship.org.uk

The Richmond Fellowships is one of the largest voluntary sector organisations providing support for people with mental health problems. Its aim is to work towards a society that values everyone with mental health issues, through providing supported housing and employment support services to help people find work or stay in work.

This is me

Website: www.thelordmayorsappeal.org/power-of-diversity/this-is-me

A City wide mental health campaign run in partnership with business Healthy and the CityMental Health Alliance and supported by City AM.

Time to Change’s guide to workplace mental health

Website: www.mentalhealthatwork.org.uk/organisation/time-to-change

Anti-stigma campaign Time to Change has a dedicated website section providing guidance, tips and tricks on many aspects of dealing with mental health in the workplace, including legal guidance and onwards signposting to additional resources.

Shaw Trust

Phone: 01225 716 300
Website: www.shaw-trust.org.uk

The Shaw Trust is the UK’s largest third sector provider of employment services for disabled and disadvantaged people.

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