Employers & Employees

Last published 25 May 2021

Research shows that more than a third of UK employees have experienced poor mental health due to work or where work was a contributing factor.

With the COVID-19 pandemic having a negative impact on many people’s mental wellbeing, Good Thinking has put together a range of resources for employers and employees across London.

In this section, you’ll find in-depth advice for key workers, a toolkit that organisations can use as part of their employee wellbeing programme and other useful resources.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more vital than ever that you look after yourself, allow yourself to recognise the emotional challenges of your work and ask for support when you need it. Good Thinking has put together the following resources to help you:

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the mental wellbeing of teachers, headteachers and other members of the school workforce. Good Thinking has created a toolkit and other advice to help you boost your mental health:

Employee mental health has become an even greater focus for employers during the COVID-19 pandemic. As your employees return to the workplace (either full-time or with flexible working), the Good Thinking resources below can be used as part of your employee wellbeing programme.

Go to the Employer Toolkit

Six ways to support employees post-lockdown

Our COVID-19 advice hub contains a broad range of resources, including articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on topics such as coping with uncertainty, getting enough sleep and dealing with debt. You might also find our self-assessment tool, workbooks, free apps and our advice for parents and carers, young people and faith and belief communities helpful.

If you feel extremely distressed and worried that you might not be able to keep yourself safe, there is lots of help available. We provide details of local NHS 24/7 helplines and other support organisations on our urgent support page.

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