Understand your legal duty of care to support the mental health of your employees
Mental health is about the way we think and feel and our ability to cope. It is influenced by a range of factors, including our work and home life.
The business case for supporting the mental health and wellbeing of your employees is a strong one. Here you can find information on why providing such support will benefit your organisation as a whole and why it is also a legal obligation and should be a priority for you.
Supporting the mental health of your employees can result in
As an employer you have a legal duty of care to minimise the risk of illness or injury to employees. This includes consideration of their mental health.
This duty is part of the
The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) have detailed guidance on managing mental health at work
Visit the ACAS site for advice on Mental health in the workplace
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