08
May2020

Good Conversations

As lockdown continues and the media news is somewhat bleak in terms of economic outlook, this naturally has had a negative impact on many people’s health and wellbeing. With very little news that we will get back to the workplace (for many) any time soon or that social restrictions will be lifted, it is a pretty grim prospect for many us.

Read more

17
Feb2020

Reflecting on Mental Health in the Workplace Seminars

Gravitate HR held three consecutive seminars last week in Falkirk, Edinburgh and Glasgow on Mental Health in the Workplace. We were joined by Marianne McJannett, an Employment Lawyer at TC Young.

The seminars focused on looking at how we build resilient workplaces that empower staff and promote wellness. The sessions were fully interactive, making use of Vevox and asking our delegates key questions about Mental Health in the Workplace.

Read more

30
Jan2020

Mental Health in the Workplace

What The Statistics Tell Us…

With almost 1 in 3 individuals having experienced some form of mental health issue(s) during employment, it may come as no surprise that mental ill-health is the leading cause of sickness absence in the UK. With an average cost of £1300 per employee per year whose mental health goes unsupported, and a total of 12.8 million days lost in 2018-2019 because of work-related stress, depression and anxiety, there is evidently an ever-increasing need for employers to make mental health their number one organisational priority.

Read more

Archives