Mental health

Latest items in Mental health

  • Trauma, resilience and growth

    Date:
    7 January 2014
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Post-traumatic stress disorder can have far-reaching effects on an individual's life, making even the simplest tasks an ordeal. Noreen Tehran finds out how employers can help workers who are suffering.

  • Wellbeing

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Good practice guide discussing the business case for investing in employee wellbeing and how to develop and implement a wellbeing programme.

  • Case of the week: Negligence

    Date:
    11 May 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers negligence.

  • Culture change at GMB reduces sickness absence by 80%

    Date:
    26 November 2009
    Type:
    Case studies

    By introducing policies and procedures on absence management, and heightening employee awareness of stress and bullying issues, the GMB union's Yorkshire and North Derbyshire region reduced sickness absence rates from 7.3% to 1.3% over an 18-month period.

  • Stress management training promotes emotional wellbeing

    Date:
    28 October 2009
    Type:
    Case studies

    Training to cope with stress and mental health is available via the Wellness Works project, set up with the help of lottery funding; our case studies of the providers and end-users demonstrate the positive impact this training is having on employees.

  • BOC's focus on health supports employees through change

    Date:
    20 July 2009
    Type:
    Case studies

    A supportive approach to health and wellness at industrial gases supplier BOC has helped to ease stress during periods of change, reduce absence levels and ensure the loyalty of staff.

  • Case study: Managing mental health at BT

    Date:
    26 May 2009
    Type:
    Case studies

    BT has developed a wide-ranging programme of services and support to help its employees and their managers to prevent and manage mental health issues.

  • Corr (administratix of the estate of Thomas Corr (deceased)) v IBC Vehicles Ltd

    Date:
    4 March 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Corr (administratix of the estate of Thomas Corr (deceased)) v IBC Vehicles Ltd [2008] UKHL 13 HL, the House of Lords has held that an employer was liable for the subsequent suicide of an employee who had had a serious accident at work six years earlier that was the result of a breach of its duty of care.

  • Case round-ups: right to vary hours and wages and liability for stress-related illness

    Date:
    11 March 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week' s case round-up from Eversheds, covering: the right to vary hours and wages; and liability for stress-related illness.

  • Case round-up: compensatory awards and safe places of work

    Date:
    18 February 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering: compensatory awards; and safe places of work.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to employee health (mental health).