We’re delighted that Amy McDonald will be presenting at Disability – the New Ability, an event brought to you by the Employer’s Network for Equality & Inclusion.
“One in six people in the UK have a disability – why are those numbers not reflected in our workforces? Progress in tackling this has been limited.
This event brings together leading thinkers and experts to explore the key issues and challenges facing employers in relation to attracting, recruiting, retaining and developing those with disabilities in the workplace. This conference provides an opportunity to share best practice on a range of disability related issues including mental health, autism and reasonable adjustments. Delegates can discuss their challenges and learn about other organisations and their industry’s approaches.” enei
Amy’s presentation : Mental Health at Work – the miracle has happened will focus on how we create a supportive culture that promotes a mentally healthy workplace.
Conversation about mental health at work? Learn to SEW
When it comes to having a conversation, if you’re concerned about someone’s mental health and well-being, it’s about knowing how to SEW. Lots of people avoid having a conversation if they think their colleague is unwell. They think it could be a ‘scary thing’, they think they might say the ‘wrong thing’, they think the […]
The Miracle Has Happened
THIS week is Mental Health Awareness Week, which aims to raise awareness and educate around mental illness. As well as the strong ethical and legal arguments in favour of investing in mental health training, there is an overwhelmingly convincing business case. The London School of Economics estimated in 2011 for every £1 that was spent […]
Headtorch in the News with the Sunday Mirror
Kicking off Mental Health Awareness Week, Headtorch are in the news with the Sunday Mirror. Top tips include getting away from your desk at lunch, talk to somebody and remember to have a laugh! Positive mental health = happy employees. Read the article here 10 Tips to Ease Your Stress
Keeping the Conversation Going
RBS Mental Health Awareness Conference – Live Well Being You On the evening of May 17th Amy McDonald of Headtorch will be presenting at the RBS Mental Health Awareness conference. Amy joins a group of speakers from RBS, CIPD and Prince’s Trust Scotland. The theme of the RBS conference is “Keeping the Conversation Going”, attendees will be […]
HR Network Conference 2018
On Thursday 10th May, Headtorch has a stand a the Annual HR Network Conference which attracts around 350 senior professionals from the world of HR and people development & management in Scotland. Visit us at our stand, we’d like to give you a great cost-free, easy-to-implement fun idea for mental health awareness week. Be sure to […]