Acas Conference: Workplace Wellbeing and Mental Health

28th March 2018

Acas Conference: Workplace Wellbeing and Mental Health

28th March 2018
Devon
Sandy Park Conference Centre
Exeter
EX2 7NN
United Kingdom
Starts at 10:00am
Ends at 4:00pm
Non-member price £170

Overview

Stress and mental ill health alone costs UK businesses £99 billion each year, with 1 in 3 people experiencing a mental ill health episode at work.

This conference will give delegates a unique opportunity to hear from national experts in the field of wellbeing and mental health.

We are delighted to be joined by: Paul Farmer CBE (CEO of Mind), Kevin Ellison (Deputy Director of Public Health England), Gelong Thubten (Mindfulness Expert) and Andrew Tobey (Michelmores Solicitors).

Business need

Poor physical and mental health in the workplace directly impacts morale, productivity, attendance and retention as well as customer service.

Having a positive and proactive approach to health and wellbeing in the workplace can help reduce cost and improve the reputation of your business.

Equally, a mentally and physically healthy workforce will be a more motivated and therefore more productive.

Delegates attending this event will gain valuable insight into:

•The resources available to improve physical and mental health

•How best to spot the early signs of mental ill health episodes

•How to approach and manage those with ill health

•Capability management, poor physical and mental health; the legal viewpoint

Suitable For

Delegates from all sectors of industry including: managers, supervisors, team leaders, HR professionals, business owners, Trade Union representatives, employee representatives and individuals who wish enhance their CPD.

Programme

This conference will cover:

•Managing physical and mental health in the workplace

•The resources available to promote good physical and mental health in the workplace

•An expert view of the impact of poor physical and mental health in the workplace and how to support employees

With guest speakers:

Paul Farmer CBE – CEO of Mind, the leading mental health charity working in England and Wales since May 2006. Co-author of the “Thriving at Work: the Stevenson/Farmer review of mental health and employers” report.

Kevin Ellison - Deputy Director of Public Health England South West.

Gelong Thubten - Leading expert in mindfulness, who has worked with the likes of Google and Ernst & Young.

Andrew Tobey – Head of the Employment Law team at Michelmores Solicitors.