Upcoming Make A Difference Webinars include:
Join us on International Make A Difference Day –Tuesday 15th June, from 4.00pm – 5.00pm (UK time) for our Make A Difference Insights & Awards webinar, in association with Royal Mail Group and Optima Health.
As well as celebrating the winners, the first half of the Make A Difference Awards webinar will be a chance to learn from the experience of the judges who will share insights into:
- How to get buy-in to supporting employee mental health and wellbeing from the Board / the senior level sponsorship that we so often hear is essential.
- Getting through to the cynics and the hard to reach and overcoming silos to achieve engagement with mental health and wellbeing right across the organisation.
- How you keep the momentum going and keep pushing this agenda forwards so that it remains a business priority after the pandemic.
The session will be Chaired by Louise Aston, Wellbeing Campaign Director, BITC.
Fertility challenges can affect anyone: men, women, same sex couples, single people and single parents – and are likely to be affecting a significant number of employees in every organisation.
Crucially, according to Fertility Network UK, 90% of individuals encountering fertility issues experience some level of depression and 43% feel suicidal.
If you want to understand how to make fertility a core part of your D & I and wellbeing initiatives, join us on Thursday 1st July from 12.00pm – 1.00pm for a free to attend interactive Make A Difference webinar sponsored by Peppy and with thanks to Fertility Network UK.
Recordings and materials from past Make A Difference Webinars
Supporting the health and wellbeing of colleagues through change and uncertainty as we navigate the new normal
Insights for employers who want to understand more about the workplace stressors as they navigate the next phase of the pandemic, and how to support the health and wellbeing of their staff – sponsored by Acas.
Links to useful resources referenced in the webinar
Acas podcasts on how to improve wellbeing at work:
- Workplace wellbeing strategy in practice – with the Ministry of Defence
- The business of mental wellbeing – with Fujitsu
The Hidden Pandemic: why employee wellbeing matters more than ever and what employers can do to help
The coronavirus has impacted our lives in many different ways, leaving in its wake a potential hidden pandemic of mental ill-health which employers need to be prepared for. Some already acknowledge mental health issues in the workplace and do what they can to help. But many are still unsure what measures they can take to support their workforce following a crisis of this magnitude.
The Hidden Pandemic ebook
The Hidden Pandemic Webinar – Additional responses to questions and tips shared
You can find out more about Happence at https://happence.com/
Free City Mental Health Alliance guides can be downloaded as follows:
The State of the Nation’s Mental Health: what employers need to know to be prepared
This May, Mental Health Awareness Week was more significant than ever. It was an opportunity for us to take stock, reflect on the real implications of the pandemic and understand what’s needed for progressive employers to stay ahead of the diverse and evolving wellbeing needs of their workforce. The “State of the Nation’s Mental Health: what employers need to know to be prepared” webinar, sponsored by Kooth, is for employers who want to understand the realities of how the pandemic has impacted the mental health of colleagues, customers and members – and how they need to prepare to provide appropriate support moving forwards.
1) Sir Norman Lamb’s introductory presentation
2) Audience questions from the State of the Nation’s Mental Health webinar
3) Kooth webinar chat
Make A Difference: Understanding the menopause – how employers can help
1) Anushka Patchava, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Vitality
2) Kathy Abernethy, Director of Menopause Services, Peppy and immediate past Chair of the British Menopause Society
3) Golden nugget tips from the speakers
4) Additional answers to attendees’ questions
Webinar: Covid as a catalyst for change – wellbeing in the hybrid world of work
PDF Document Downloads
Paul Smith, Chief Strategy Officer, ART Health Solutions – working from home: what the data tells us
Additional speaker responses to questions and comments from the webinar audience
You might also be interested in these articles:
- • Shauna Moran and Gary Walker: The Key to Successful Hybrid Working is a Remote-First Mindset
- • Paul Barrett, Bank Workers Charity: How the Banking Sector is Adapting to Support Wellbeing
Online Workshop: Supporting the wellbeing needs of neurodiverse colleagues
PDF Document Downloads
How to support neurodiverse colleagues with technology – presentation by Stuart Blair, Texthelp
Making a Difference Case Study Network Rail
Supporting the wellbeing needs of neurodiverse colleagues – presentation by Matthew Trerise and Angela Armstrong
Supporting the Wellbeing of Neurodiverse Colleagues Webinar Q&A responses
Caption transcript for the neurodiversity webinar
Tips shared during neurodiversity webinar
DMA Talent Dyslexia Employer Guide
DMA Talent Autism Employer Guide