Staff turnover, sickness and lost productivity resulting from poor mental health cost UK employers £42bn last year.
This reinforces the fact that, in addition to the moral argument for looking after employees’ wellbeing – employers also have a strong financial incentive for doing so.
- Give workers information to reduce stigma around mental health
- Workers are aware of legal entitlements on working conditions
- Workers show mental health and wellbeing are valid and supported at all levels of the organisation
- Management training
- There is a mental health and wellbeing strategy
- Out of work activities
There is a natural progression and Level 1 is often a good place to start, but you may be ready to go for Level 2 or Level 3 on each of the eight standards.
Don’t forget you can complete the standards in any order.
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