Zoom in: Gareth Fryer, Co-founder, Fika

Gareth and Claire Zoom in

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week here in the UK and the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Month for the U.S. It’s encouraging to see lots of people are talking about workplace mental health and wellbeing, the impact of the pandemic and what employers need to do to support colleagues moving forwards.

But not everybody has the same take on this. I recently met Gareth Fryer, a co-founder of mental fitness and skills development platform Fika who in this five minute video shares his perspective with us.

About the author

Claire Farrow is the Global Director of Content and Programming for the MAD World and Make a Difference Summits. She also drives the content for Make A Difference News. Claire is on a mission. She wants to help every employer – large, medium and small – get the insight, inspiration and contacts they need to make real impact on workplace culture, mental health and wellbeing in their organisation. She has been freelance for more than 15 years. During that time, she has had the honour of working with many leading publishers, including the New York Times

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