Absence Management
How to Deal With Mental Health Absences

It is reported that depression, which is just one form of mental health, is the second leading cause of of disability worldwide. The Office for National Statistics reported that in 2018/19, stress, depression or anxiety accounted for 54% of all working days lost due to ill health. We have also seen mental health being affected directly because of Covid-19.

Mental health can have a significant impact on an employee’s wellbeing at work, and as a responsible employer, we have obligations to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of those who suffer with it. This webinar looks at absence management because of mental health and explores how organisations can take reasonable steps to manage it in a sensitive way.


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First Aiders for Mental:  to support your staff this training course helps to provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace.  The qualification provides learners with knowledge of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be able to act should a condition be suspected. Find out more at www.hrsolutions-uk.com/training-courses

Employee Assistance Programme: an EAP gives employees the support that they need to help them manage their health and wellbeing issues effectively. It provides an independent, impartial service to help your employees resolve their difficulties more quickly, and minimize the impact on your business.  Find out more at www.hrsolutions-uk.com/services/employee-assistance-programme.

HR Retainer:  As a small to medium size business, you might not have the time or money available to have a full-servicing HR Department.  That’s where our HR Retained service can help. Get comprehensive HR support, all of the documents that you need, and the peace of mind that comes from knowing that your business is protected. Prices start from just £138 per month, depending upon company size.  Find out more at www.hrsolutions-uk.com/services/retained-hr-services.

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