Tel: 01392 677064

North East, Yorks & Humber

We have informal partnership agreements with a range of organisations across the UK. They are able to provide support to their local employers and they also promote MINDFUL EMPLOYER to businesses and organisations in their area. MINDFUL EMPLOYER Partnership Organisations in North East, Yorkshire & Humberside are:

Hull: Rachel Forsey, Humber NHS Foundation Trust  01482 335451

Newcastle: Jennifer Cottam, Talk Works 0191 490 9301


Laura Niland, Big Ambitions CIC (South Yorkshire) 01302 874963

Jane McNeice, Mind Matters Training Ltd (Barnsley) 07833 470979

Paula WoodS2R (Huddersfield)  01484 539531

Fiona Devenney & Martha Clowes WorkPlace Leeds 0113 230 2631

Margaret Lewis, Sheffield Mind  0114 258 4489

Region-wide: Nicky LidbetterAnxiety UK 0161 868 0547

Richard TaylorUK Employee Assistance Professionals Association (UK EAPA) 07973 767316

Renee ClarkeWorkWell Hub 07954 414222


If you have specific enquiries about the Charter, our trainingpublications or other aspects of MINDFUL EMPLOYER please contact us directly.



Local Employer Networks

These networks provide an informal, relaxed setting in which to meet colleagues from other employers to discuss issues of common concern. The agenda is set by the group and generally focus on topics connected to recruiting and retaining staff who experience mental ill health. Based on geographical/county areas, any employer is welcome to attend.


For more information and to book a place click here or contact or tel: 0113 230 2631.




ACAS Training: Mental Health Awareness for Employers     

Developed in collaboration with MINDFUL EMPLOYER and led by a senior ACAS adviser, this event will raise your understanding about mental ill-health. You will learn some of the common signs and symptoms, and most importantly will be able to discuss and explore strategies for early intervention and support for employees experiencing mental ill-health. Click on the link above to book a place or phone 08457 383736 or email for more details.


Support Services

Big Ambitions

South Yorkshire based job retention service to support employees who have a mental health condition and their employer and to support businesses develop a healthier workplace culture. 01302 874963 

Leeds Involving People

Provides support for employees with a mental health condition and mental health awareness training. 0113 237 4508


The Kade Consultancy

Help with managing workplace stress, absenteeism, motivational issues, bullying in the workplace and specific learning difficulties.  01422 372222 

The Northern Centre for Mindfulness and Compassion

Offers a range of workshops and courses for employers and workplaces centred on the practice of mindfulness. 01904 634710

Whitespace Coaching

Provides coaching services for a national rehabilitation organisation whose clients are major employers. Whitespace Coaching also works with employees, many of whom are struggling with their mental and emotional health and wellbeing.  07773 653882

Charter Signatories

Signatories to the Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health who are based or have offices in the region are:

300 North*

700 Club**

Accept Care*

Adept Consulting Engineers*


Age Partnership Limited*

Age UK Leeds**

Age UK Sheffield**

Age UK Wakefield District**


Alliance Psychological Services Ltd*

A-one+ Integrated Highway Services*

Ark-Tech NE Ltd * 

Asda Stores Ltd*

Aspire Community Benefit Society Ltd **

Attigo CIC*

Baltic Training Services*

BAM Construction - Merrion House*


Barnsley Hospice**

Barnsley NHS Foundation Trust

Behind Closed Doors**

Berneslai Homes

Bradford Cyrenians**

Bradford District Care Trust

Bradford Grammar School*


British Business Bank

Burgundy Care Services Ltd*

Burton & South Derbyshire College

CableCom Training Ltd*


Calderdale Council

Canal & River Trust**

Candlelighters Trust **

Canopy Housing Project**

Care & Repair Leeds**

Care Quality Commission

Carers Leeds**

Carers Wakefield & District**

Carmel Education Trust

Caterpillar (Peterlee)*

Catholic Care**

Children North East**

Chore Busters Ltd*

Christians Against Poverty**

Citizens Advice Gateshead**

Citizens Advice Hull & East Riding**

Citizens Advice Leeds**

Citizens Advice Newcastle**

City Healthcare Partnership

Cloverleaf Advocacy**

Coachwise Limted*

Community Links** 

Comply Direct Ltd*

Connect Housing**

Corepeople Recruitment Ltd*

Cornerhouse (Yorkshire)**

Cygnus Support**

Darlington Borough Council

Decking Hero Ltd*

Department for Work & Pensions

Derwent Facilities Management*

Dial Barnsley**

Doncaster Council

Driver Hire Nationwide*

DTP Group*


Edwards Commercial Cleaning Ltd*

Element Society**


Emsleys Solicitors Limited*

Enable Therapy Services Ltd*

ESPA Ltd**

Eversheds Sutherland*

Feel Good Factor (Leeds)**

Five Lamps*

Flourish Enterprises


Franks Accountants Limited*

F.T. Group*

Garbutt and Elliott*

Gateshead College

Gateshead Council

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Get Savvy Group**

Giroscope Limited**

Grantley Hall*

Group Tegula Limited*

Halifax Opportunities Trust**

Harris CM Limited*

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust

HB Projects Ltd*

Health for All (Leeds) Ltd**

HEART Headingly enterprise and arts centre**

Henry Hyams Solicitors*

High Speed Training Ltd *

Home-Start Hull**

Horton Housing Association**


Huddersfield New College

Huddersfield Students Union**

Hull & East Yorkshire Mind**

Hull City Council

Hull Clinical Commissioning Group

Hull College Group

Humankind Charity**

Humans Being (Yorkshire) CIC**


Humber NHS Foundation Trust

Humber Wood Recycling Project Ltd*

Hyde Park Source Limited**

Independent Domestic Abuse Services**

IETG & 40Seven Ltd*

Ilkley Community Enterprise Ltd**


Inspire Communities**

Inspire North

Intastop Ltd*

Intermarketing Agency*

International Paint/Akzonobel*

International Service**

Irwin Mitchell LLP*

Ison Harrison*

Key Enterprises - Unlocking Potential**

Kirklees College

Kirklees Council

Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing

Kirklees Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre**

Kirk Newsholme Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors*


Learning Partnerships**

Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Bread Co-op**

Leeds City College

Leeds City Council

Leeds Gate**

Leeds Jewish Welfare Board**

Leeds Mind**

Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service ** 

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Lhasa Limited*

Lowell Group*

Making Space**

Marine Management Organisation


Mental Health Matters**

Middlesbrough Council

Morrison Trust**

NHS Confederation

NHS Digital

NHS England

NHS Harrogate & Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group

NHS Leeds North Clinical Commissioning Group

NHS North East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group

NHS Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group

NAPPI uk Limited*

National Training Safety  Services*

Naylor Wintersgill*

Nestlé UK&I * 

Newcastle Carers**

Newcastle City Council

New College Durham

North Bank Forum**

Northern College

North Star Housing Group**

Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Trust   

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

North Tyneside Council

North Yorkshire County Council

Nova Wakefield District**

Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner - Northumbria

One Day Creative Ltd

Paul J Watson Solicitor*

Pennine Domestic Violence Group**

People Matters (West Yorkshire)**

Phase CIC*

Pickering Medical Practice

Pioneering Care Partnerships**


Portull Training Services Ltd*

Prior Pursglove & Stockton Sixth Form College

Prohms Ltd*


Public Health England

PwC (North East)*

Recovery Connections**

Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council

Release Potential Ltd*

Rethink Mental Illness**  

Revive Leeds**


Rudding Park*

Running Deep Ltd*

S3e Ltd*

Sanctuary Bathrooms Ltd*

Santander UK*

Scarborough Survivors**

Search Laboratory*

Sentinel Homecare Ltd*

Shantona Womens Centre**

Sheffield Futures**

Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

Sheffield Mind**

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Shipley College

Simpsons Malt*

Skelton Primary School

Skills for Care **

Skipton Building Society*

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

South Yorkshire Eating Disorders Association**

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue

Space2 Leeds**

Spectrum CIC**

Square Chapel Arts Centre**

St Anne's Community Services**

STAMP Revisited (Mental Health Advocacy Service)**

Support After Rape & Sexual Violence Leeds (SARSVL)**


Swarthmore Education Centre*

Synergy Automotive Limited*

Team Fostering

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Teesside University

The Avalon Group**

The Bio-D Company Limited*

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust**

The Gateshead Housing Company*

The Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

The Rugby Football League Ltd*

The Knowledge Partnership*

The Works Recruitment*

Thrive Law*

TLW Solicitors * 


Tudor Rose Business Services*

Turning Lives Around**

Tyneside Women's Health**


UK Coaching**

University Centre Quayside*

University of Bradford

University of Huddersfield

University of Hull

University of Sunderland

University of York


Voluntary Action Leeds**

Victims first Northumbria**

Victorian Bathrooms 4 U*

Waddington Street Centre**

Wakefield College

Wakefield Council

Washington Mind**

We are Vista*

Well Women Centre**

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Winn Group*

Winston Solicitors LLP*

Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc*

Womencentre Limited**

Women's Health Matters**

Working for Health CIC**

Wrigleys Solicitors * 

York College

Yorkshire Housing**

Yorkshire MESMAC**

Yorkshire Water*

York St John University

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Youngs Seafood Ltd*

Your Homes Newcastle

Your Voice Counts**



* private sector business;

** voluntary sector/charity;

unmarked - public sector employer

The Charter is about working towards the principles of it not the immediate fulfilment of them – signing up is a step along a journey not the end of it.

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