Physical Health in UK Law

  • World Mental Health Day- A Time To Pause And Consider Mental And Physical Wellbeing In The Workplace
    • Mondaq UK
  • Next steps in tackling mental ill health in the workplace
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    One in four people experience a mental health problem, yet as a society and perhaps particularly in the workplace we are often afraid of discussing the topic. Employers should be encouraged to talk...
    ......Employers should be encouraged to talk about mental health in the same way as we do physical health and develop a workplace culture of openness. . In January 2017 the Prime Minster tasked Paul Farmer (Mind Chief Executive) and Dennis ......
  • Employee Wellbeing Programmes (UK)
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    With a clear link between increased employee wellbeing (both in terms of physical and mental health) and reduced sickness absence, many employers may use renewed New Year ambitions to adopt or prom...
    ...... clear link between increased employee wellbeing (both in terms of physical and mental health) and reduced sickness absence, many employers may use ......
  • UK Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health Claims Food Labels Showing How Much Exercise is Needed to Burn off Food May Help Combat Obesity
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The Royal Society for Public Health UK (Royal Society), an independent, multi-disciplinary charity dedicated to the improvement of the public’s health and wellbeing, claims that most consumers do n...
    ...... that most consumers do not understand the meaning of calorie intake in the context of energy expenditure.  Royal Society states that “physical activity calorie equivalent or expenditure” labeling (“PACE labeling”), which estimates how many minutes of walking or running would be needed ......
  • Quick Q&A: Handling Holiday During COVID-19
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    As employees settle into working from home, it is important for employers to consider their approach to annual leave while the COVID-19 crisis is ongoing. Regular rest breaks help to ensure the phy...
    ......Regular rest breaks help to ensure the physical and mental wellbeing of employees during a stressful period with l work, health and family pressures. It is also important from a business continuity ......
  • Safeguarding mental health: essential for your construction workers, good for your business
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    The UK's mental health is currently under scrutiny with high profile dignitaries, businessmen and organisations all helping to raise awareness of the problems it can cause in the workplace. Many ca...
    ...... on the hidden health and safety risks that mental health problems pose in the workplace which can be just as serious a threat to workers as physical injuries and fatalities. That article was nearly three years ago, but the statistics are still a major concern. The Considerate Constructors ......
  • 4 Questions You Should Be Asking When Considering Mental Health In The Workplace
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... might be relieved to have seen politicians finally talking about how we ensure the same quality and access to treatment for mental health as physical health. However, in reality in the workplace, organisations shouldn't even need to make this distinction - managers should treat all employees, who ......
  • 4 Questions You Should Be Asking When Considering Mental Health In The Workplace
    • Mondaq UK
    ......Managers should treat all employees, who might experience mental. health issues, in exactly the same way as if they had physical. health problems. This means compassion, support and adjustment. Why. is this?. Firstly, employers have many statutory (written in law in. England ......
  • Workplace Mental Health And Wellbeing - At A Tipping Point? (Video)
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... Further insights were provided by working on a number of key projects on both mental and physical health in the workplace; including projects with occupational and corporate health providers over the past five years. The content of this article ......
  • All In The Mind? How Mindfulness Can Help Improve Mental Health And Well Being
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... a timely reminder of the need to honour the various pledges that suggest funding and provision of mental health should be given parity with physical health. The focus of this year's MHA promotion is mindfulness - the meditative technique designed to "clear the minds, root oneself in the present ......
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