Support for Employers
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Employers need to be able to find out what support is available to enable them to recruit, manage, retain and train people who have mental health problems.


Mindful Employer is a voluntary charter for employers positive about mental health. Using the Mindful Employer logo demonstrates commitment to support employees with mental health conditions: http://www.mindfulemployer.net.

Mental Health First Aid is a national mental health awareness training programme targeted at workplace settings: http://www.mhfaengland.org.uk

The Business Link website has information for employers about business support for wellbeing: http://www.businesslink.gov.uk > employment and skills >managing people > health at work > health and wellbeing programmes.

Working for Mental Health is a Dept. Health website devoted to employment with an employer portal.  It includes a range of useful resources including links to the Shift Line Manager’s Guide and related videos and case studies: http://workingformentalhealth.dh.gov.uk.

Health, Work and Well-being co-ordinators in each English region promote an understanding of health and well-being issues in small and medium-sized businesses: http://www.workingforhealth.gov.uk > choose ‘our work’ > select from index appearing on the left of the screen.


Information correct as of 01-May-2011

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