(Chair) Emma Mamo, Head of Workplace Wellbeing, Mind
Bev Messinger, Chief Executive, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Clare Perkins, Deputy Director Priorities and Programmes Division Health Improvement Directorate, Public Health England
George Ames, Director, Forster Communications (IWP)
Austin Hardie, Operational Managing Director of Community Health and Wellbeing, The Shaw Trust
Kate Cooper, Head of Research, Policy and Standards The Institute of Leadership & Management
Neil Longden, Area Flood and Coastal Risk Manager, Environment Agency
Abigail Hirshman, Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead, Acas
Anna Topakas, Member, Institute of Work Psychology (IWP), Psychology Lecturer, University of Sheffield
Sharon De Mascia, Co-Convener , British Psychological Society Group on Health and Wellbeing
David Hale, Senior Public Affairs Advisor, Federation of Small Businesses
‘Last year, mental health problems in the UK workforce cost employers almost £35 billion’.
*Centre for Mental Health
Poor mental health impacts half of all employees in the UK impacting productivity and creating a challenge for employers to prioritise and improve mental health and wellbeing services.
Westminster Insight’s timely conference will explore practical strategies that strengthens support for employees through developing a proactive mental health framework and review the future of mental health policy in the workplace, two years on from the Farmer and Stevenson Report.
Explore how you can change your organisations culture to destigmatise mental health, creating a safe and honest working environment for your employees. Learn how senior and middle management leaders can build resilient and confident employees and embed mental wellbeing support practices into your organisation.
Gain insight from leading experts on how to identify early warning signs to help reduce long term mental health absences and develop strategies to manage workplace related stress and anxiety.
This conference will also address the challenge of supporting the mental wellbeing of remote workers and dispersed teams, enabling you to create an inclusive and welfare-led approach to mental health across the workplace.
Hear case studies from trailblazing organisations. A SME will share their mental health strategy, explaining how to make the best use of available funding and shape progressive wellbeing initiatives. A Gold Standard large scale business will discuss how developing a company wide approach to mental health has increased employee wellbeing.
Join your peers from a variety of sectors to share best practice and gain actionable strategies, allowing you to create a resilient and proactive workforce supported by a progressive mental wellbeing framework.