Wellness in the Workplace 2015


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University of Nottingham, Lecture Theatre LT3, Exchange Building
Wollaton Road Jubilee Campus
Nottingham NG8 1BB

The ICCSR and Nottingham University Business School are proud to host an event on Wellness in the Workplace as part of Responsible Business Week.

This is an opportunity for business, non-profits, and academics to come together to promote progress on wellness in the workplace, to raise challenges, and to share new ideas with other organisations.

Wellness in the workplace 2015 will feature two keynote speeches and panel discussion on significant conditions that affect employees, namely mental health and cancer.  Each keynote speaker will be joined by a panel from business, healthcare and non-profit organisations to bring a multiple stakeholder perspective on how best to support wellness at work.

The morning session will feature a keynote talk from Professor Stephen Bevan, Director of the Centre for Workforce Effectiveness at The Work Foundation, who will discuss Is your boss dangerous to your health?  Stephen will discuss taboos, injustices, the human case for mental health interventions and in particular the role of line manager.

Our afternoon session will feature a key note talk Wellness at work after cancer, from Jenny Ritchie-Campbell, Director Service Strategy and Innovation at Macmillan Cancer Support.  Jenny will discuss the challenges faced when managing employees affected by cancer and how to better support employees, their families, managers and other colleagues.

Confirmed panel speakers:

  • Professor Justin Waring, Nottingham University Business School

  • Dr Wendy Chapple, Nottingham University Business School

  • Emma Mamo, Head of Workplace Wellbeing, Mind

  • Kay Forsythe, Partner, Deloitte

  • Marc Donovan, Head of Healthcare HR, Boots UK

  • John Binns, Wellbeing Advisor to Deloitte

After the main keynote, plenary sessions will be available to showcase practical means for organisations to better support their employees’ with these and other conditions.

We will start at 10am and finish at 4pm. Lunch will be provided. 

The full programme will be posted once finalised.  The event is now open to all but registration is essential to secure your place. If you have any general enquiries please email: iccsr@nottingham.ac.uk or telephone: 0115 8466976.