These are some of the organisations and services who may be able to help:
More information will be added to the list below as times goes on and if you know of any other resources then please contact us.
|ACAS||0300 123 1100|
|British Chambers of Commerce||0207 654 5800|
|Business Disability Forum (formerly Employers Forum on Disability)||020 7403 3020|
|Business in the Community||0207 566 8650|
|CIPD||0208 612 6200|
|Citizens Advice Bureau||online information and factsheets|
|Equality & Human Rights Commission||08456 046 610 (England) 08456 05 510 (Scotland) 08456 048 810 (Wales)|
|Equality Advisory Support Service||0808 800 0082|
|Federation of Small Businesses||0808 20 20 888|
|Health & Safety Executive (HSE)||08701 545500|
|Trades Union Congress||020 7636 4030|
|Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives||08000 192211|
|Welsh Assembly Government - Corporate Health Standard||029 2082 6545|
Fit for Work is a free government-led initiative that supports people with physical and mental health issues stay in work, and return to work after long-term sickness absence. Visit the Fit for Work website or call the advice line on 0800 032 6235 (English) or 0800 032 6233 (Welsh) for more information.
IiP offer a wide range of information and resources for businesses including specifically about health and wellbeing at work.
Free advice from Disability Employment Advisors and Work Psychologists, and funding through Access to Work for support for employees experiencing mental health issues. See the ’phone book for the number of your nearest office.
Run in partnership with Access to Work this service is 100% funded by Government and designed to address workplace barriers relating to mental ill health,in order to help people retain their job.
Clear offers a range of services including ClearKit which combines the experience of thought leaders and employer case studies with relevant and helpful tips and ‘must do’ check lists which help dispel the myths that prevent many employers from giving people with health issues an opportunity to join their teams. Clear also helps organisations become ClearAssured to state their commitment to identifying and removing barriers. ClearAssured complements the MINDFUL EMPLOYER Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health.
Other Support Services
|Anxiety UK||08444 775 774|
|Bipolar UK||0333 323 3880|
|Centre for Mental Health||020 7827 8300|
|Mind||020 8519 2122|
|OCD Action||0845 390 6232|
|Rethink Mental Illness||020 7330 9100|
|Richmond Fellowship||020 7697 3300|
|Sane||0845 767 8000|
|Together for Mental Wellbeing||020 7061 3400|
|Counselling Directory||0844 8030 234|
|International Stress Management Association UK||0117 969 7284|
|RSCPP Find a Therapist Service||0203 290 5345|
|Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide||0844 561 6855|
|Teachers Support Network||08000 562 561|
|UK National Work-Stress Network||07966 196033|
Mental Health Teams are located across the UK and comprise Community Psychiatric Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and other specialist staff - listed under NHS in The ‘Phone Book or contactable through GP surgeries. There are also Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) teams across the UK and many of these have Employment Support Coordinators available.
Other UK-wide consultants and organisations
Set up by providers of Work Choice and Access to Work (the government's disability employment programmes), this website offers employers guidance and information on local support in relation to employing people with disabilities.
Provides support for employers and employees throughout the United Kingdom. 0203 574 4561
Employment Assistance Programmes (EAPs)
Overseen by the UK Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA), EAPs are applicable to any size of business but are more commonly associated with large employers (250 employees and above).
Fresh Thinking Labs and Mindful Employer are delighted to launch the Good Work and Mental Well-Being Lab in association with E.ON and Transport for London.
The Lab is based on a small, closed network of companies and public sector employers committed to exploring and developing future-focused workplaces that generate positive mental health and well-being for all through healthy and engaging work. The Lab provides:
1. Quarterly meetings hosted by member companies each providing an opportunity to share achievements and current challenges
2. Build active relationships with your peers in other member organisations.
3. Be part of an online community with access to a wider international network.
4. Expert guidance relating to evidence-based practice.
For more information and to register your interest please visit Good Work and Mental Well-being Lab
Provides access to online training, including a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Course for managers
Provides advice, information and support for employers and employees and mental health awareness training.
Rightsteps Wellbeing reduces the risk and duration of absence amongst employees suffering from stress, depression & anxiety. It provides evidence-based, work focused interventions which are fast, cost-effective and meet the needs of both employer and employee.
Specialises in helping businesses to achieve bottom-line improvements by instilling a sense of purpose and well-being in their workforces. Includes ASSET - an on-line well-being survey tool which enables organisations to look at the aspects of the workplace that determine business level outcomes such as productivity, customer satisfaction, staff retention and sickness absence.
Details of local support services are also included on our national and regional pages.
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