Discussing mental health - an employer's perspective

27 March 2024   Business Environment Industry Standards

This month’s article from the Building Mental Health Alliance touches on the fear employers have broaching concerns they may have with a colleague.

Over nine million UK workers report dreading disclosing their mental health to their employers, with 36% fearing it would hamper their career and a fifth believing that it will cause them to be ostracised within the workplace.

Meanwhile, employers often avoid the subject due to fear of overstepping professional boundaries.

The article (written by Action Mental Health) gives information on having what is known as a compassionate conversation. 

Check out the article.

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