Many wellbeing strategies are strong in principle, yet in practicality, fail to live up to their promise. In the opening keynote of our conference, we’ll understand how to build a wellbeing strategy that delivers true impact and benefit to your workforce.
Following our March spotlight on gambling and the mental health impact on addicts, we are following up to highlight how gambling can affect those closest to the individuals, including family and friends – and show how employers can work to support the mental wellbeing of these affected others.
This session will be in conversation with Nat Nowak, Wellbeing Consultant at Cisco, looking at intergenerational mental wellbeing - and the different challenges facing individual age groups.
Our first Awards showcase of the afternoon will spotlight our shortlist to show how one person can use their lived experience of mental health to create tangible and transformational change within their organisation.
In this awareness-raising panel discussion, we'll understand the true impact of bullying upon mental health, showing how to recognise toxic bullying patterns at work, and how to tackle these effectively to support the mental wellbeing of your wider workforce.
In this session, we’ll understand the importance of the role that line managers play in supporting employee mental health, focusing upon areas that might be of concern to managers, and also discussing where the boundaries lie in supporting the mental wellbeing of your employees.
Grief is an emotion that impacts nearly all of us at some point during our working lives, yet do workplaces truly understand how to support grieving employees? This will be the focus of the panel, where we'll focus upon what businesses need to know when supporting employees experiencing grief, how to begin conversations and tackle stigma in this area, and previewing emerging themes from our grief-focused research study.
In our penultimate session of the day, we will share learnings on how to develop a mental wellbeing strategy that reaches everyone in your organisation, including notoriously difficult audiences to engage, all the way from head office to the front line.
Our closing Awards panel of the afternoon will be showing the connection between diversity, inclusion and mental wellbeing, and showing how building an inclusive workplace - for all employees - will bring huge mental wellbeing benefits to your whole staff population.
6.45pm In conversation with our Awards shortlist