25th November, 2019 | Queen Elizabeth II Centre
25th November, 2019 | Queen Elizabeth II Centre

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Zoe Sinclair
By Tania Diggory, Founder and Director of Calmer How do you motivate your team? Financial bonuses, dress-down days and team dinners all have their place as reward schemes. However, studies show that human behaviour is ultimately what makes or breaks a motivated and productive workplace. Encouraging autonomy, personal recognition and a flexible approach to work...
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Philip Landau, employment lawyer at Landau Law Solicitors, spoke to TCH about supporting employees with mental health in a high pressure work environment and challenging workplace bullying with actionable strategies. As someone who frequently sees the consequences of serious workplace bullying, its continued prevalence and links to mental health do not shock me. It doesn’t...
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Rebecca Fuller talks about caring for her mum and how her colleagues support her commitments outside of work. I was about 20 when I felt the full-force of caring for my mum. She had lived with ill-mental health throughout my life; however, it was at this point that she had a traumatic emotional breakdown and...
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Psychotherapist Noel McDermott spoke to TCH about leaders and the mental health of their teams: “If you want to be a progressive business leader, now is the time to invest in the emotional and mental health of your team, they are after all your most valuable resource. Most organisations now understand fundamentally the link between...
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The significance of an effective mental health and wellbeing strategy in the workplace cannot be overestimated. At Direct Line Group a core part of our people strategy is creating a workplace that promotes open and honest conversations, ensuring there’s always someone our colleagues can talk to should they need to. As we’re all becoming better...
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Business leaders must take the impact of today’s constantly connected world on the mental health of their employees seriously. There is no question that technology can give companies a competitive advantage and 24/7 connectivity offers valuable opportunities for flexible working. But with it, a culture has developed where employees increasingly feel bombarded by multiple streams of...
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It’s time to face a harsh truth – the UK is facing an urgent public health crisis. Suicide statistics are significantly on the rise and the need for mental health care has never been more critical. It has been widely reported that suicides have risen to a 16-year high across the UK as the Office...
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Chief Executive, Mental Health UK & Deputy Chief Executive, Rethink Mental Illness has teamed up with This Can Happen to bring workplace mental health into the spotlight. Brian Dow spoke to us about the ever-evolving sphere of mental health. Q. How widespread are mental health challenges in workplaces across the UK? A. We all have...
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This Can Happen was established to recognise the work of organisations leading the way in caring for the mental wellbeing of their workforce. The team has worked towards taking this recognition to the next level with This Can Happen 2019’s awards. We spoke to some of our valued speakers, panellists and delegates about their thoughts...
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Nici Matlow is Director of HR at Swizzels Matlow. Swizzels Matlow is a Derbyshire-based confectionery manufacturer and one of the UK’s best-loved sweetie brands. Nici talks to us about This Can Happen Awards, what they mean to her company and to the wider UK workforce. Nici leads the HR Department and serves as Board Director....
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