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Mental Health at Work: Building Back Responsibly

Mar 31
Date and time
Wed, 31 March  @  13:00  -  14:00
Price
Free of charge to members and non-members
Location
Webinar
Audience
Open to all BITC members
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Audience

Open to all BITC members
Free of charge to members and non-members

Wed, 31 March 2021  @  13:00  –  14:00

Please note: the webinar is open to both Business in the Community members and non- members.

Learn how to prioritise mental health and safety so it is on a par with physical health and safety, using the six standards set out in the Mental Health at Work Commitment For Employers as a framework for action.

Guest speakers

  • Jonathan Gawthrop, Executive Director Wellbeing, Sustainability & Assurance, EMCOR UK
  • Ali Nuzhat, National Lead MSK Health, Head of Health and Work, Public Health England
  • Maxine Long, Director of UK Metering, National Grid
  • Louise Aston, Wellbeing Director, BITC

Background
Wellbeing and mental health are increasingly recognised as being as important has our physical health. This has become more apparent during the COVID-19 pandemic. Business in the Community’s (BITC) annual Mental Health at Work survey, has highlighted that while more employees feel their organisation is good at supporting employees experiencing mental health problems, there is still further to go. The progress revealed by this survey is positive, but as the long-term effects of COVID-19 on our society and economy become clearer, companies need to do more to prioritise supporting the mental health of their employees. This webinar will offer insights and discussions around how best to do this.

Wellbeing at BITC
BITC defines wellbeing as the mutually supportive relationship between an individual’s mental, physical, social and financial health and their personal wellbeing.

Taking a whole organisation approach to embedding wellbeing into an organisational culture is key to achieving maximum impact. Wellbeing should be positioned as a strategic boardroom issue supporting thriving people, thriving business and thriving communities.
Find out more about BITC’s Wellbeing agenda.

Build Back Responsibly
Build Back Responsibly is an ambitious campaign by BITC to radically change the expectations and impact of responsible business. Learn more in our report Time to Fix-Up: Our Big Chance for Business to Build Back Responsibly, which outlines how businesses must harness the innovation brought about by the COVID-19 crisis to tackle the challenges facing society.

Audience
The webinar is free of charge and open to Business in the Community (BITC) members and non-members. It is aimed at senior leaders and practitioners with an interest in employee wellbeing.

Contact details and further information
For more information, contact Annette Ettarh, Events Manager at BITC.

Full joining instructions will be sent before the event.

Following government advice on social distancing, all BITC events over the coming months will be delivered remotely via digital technology.

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