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Eversheds Sutherland supporting local community back to work

Mental health charity Leeds Mind work with a variety of service users who have experienced stress related illnesses and are now ready to return to work. By more closely with the local Mind Service Workplace Leeds, employers can raise awareness within their own workplace and challenge stigma surrounding mental health. Through creating opportunities and hosting …

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Mindful Employer Leeds Network Event: Men’s Health Week

Men’s Health Week 12th – 17th June 2017 Throughout the year Mindful Employer Leeds have worked closely with local employers to create positive working environments. Through these meetings and events many advocates of the MINDFUL EMPLOYER initiative have shared the barriers they face and how they’ve found it a struggle to engage their male members …

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Health & Wellbeing at Work Conference 2017

This month I attended the 11th Health & Wellbeing at Work conference in Birmingham NEC. This annual conference is a two day event packed full of speakers, practical workshops, wellbeing activities and exhibition stands. There were a range of diverse talks to choose from on; National Policy (Health & Wellbeing), Employment Law, Mental Health, Coaching …

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Talking about mental ill health has positive impact on workforce

Organisations which proactively talk about mental ill health are more likely to have a positive workforce, according to new research from Leeds Trinity University. Nina Fryer and Dr Ian Kenvyn spent 10 months with two organisations in Leeds to assess whether activities to reduce the stigma around mental ill health made a difference to culture …

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