Theresa May recently pledged to tackle the stigma around mental health problems with a host of new initiatives. However, HR professionals need to consider not just how to manage employees once they become ill, but what’s behind their health issues too. Howard Hymanson and Charlie Thompson from law firm Harbottle and Lewis look at the potential benefits.
Last month, the Prime Minister unveiled plans to transform mental health support in the workplace – the latest public recognition of the rising tide of employees suffering from mental health and stress at work issues.
It remains to be seen whether or not this latest initiative will actually yield any tangible developments to assist HR professionals, who are called upon with increasing frequency to manage the challenges posed by mental health problems.
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