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Leeds Mind on Leeds Pride

The Importance of Showing Support for LGBTQ+ Communities  Leeds Mind is a charity that supports the people to achieve positive mental health through a variety of services. Shannon Brown, HR Officer, discusses why it is important for Leeds Mind, as a local Mindful Employer Charter Signatory, to celebrate Leeds Pride and support LGBTQ+ Communities.  —————————————– On …

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The Impact of Domestic Abuse on the Workplace

A blog from Behind Closed Doors Behind Closed Doors, a local Mindful Employer Charter Signatory, is a Leeds-based charity that works with women and men whose lives have been, or are, affected by domestic violence and abuse.Lizzi Trueblood, Service Development Manager, discusses the impact that domestic abuse has on the workplace and gives advice for …

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Worker’s Lunch Time Campaign

How to Maximise your Worker’s Lunch Time by Rob Kilner I’ve recently set up a project called ‘workerslunchtime’, inspired by my experience, over 20 years, of working in an increasingly sedentary role in a Leeds office.  The job, in the financial services sector involved high accuracy, a lot of listening, talking, repeating, pressing buttons and …

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Employer Blog: An Attigo Case Study

 Alexander Teahan, Mental Health Champion and Medical Writer for Attigo discusses the impact mental illness can have on gaining and retaining employment, and how Attigo’s strategy adapts MIND recommendations to support employee wellbeing.  The NHS estimate that one in six adults in the UK have a common mental health disorder (such as depression or anxiety), …

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Employer Blog: Kirk Newsholme

There is a real focus on Mental Health in the workplace currently and rightly so – it’s evident to see from the stats, especially within the professional services sector, the number of people affected by mental health related illnesses – something we, as many other employers, have witnessed first-hand. As a consequence we understand our …

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

This Mental Health Awareness Week our Mindful Employer Coordinator was busy delivering workshops on the 10 Steps Toolkit to local Charter Signatories to engage staff in the process of creating mentally healthy workplace.  Here is some feedback from those Mindful Employers:   Lowell Financial Ltd.  “Martha visited Lowell to host a Ten Steps Toolkit session with our …

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