Best practice checklist: employers
3 February 2021
Two thirds of employees who are struggling financially report at least one sign of poor mental health that could affect their ability to function at work. These include loss of sleep, poor concentration and reduced motivation. Employers have the power to improve both the financial and emotional wellbeing of their workforce, as well as their productivity, by introducing new processes or resources that build financial resilience, creating a culture of support and providing essential help once problems have set in.
Following new guidance from The Mental Health Income Commission, this checklist sets out nine steps employers should take.