Time to Talk About Wellbeing at Work

06 Feb 2020

Landmark Church, Preston

09:00 - 16:00

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For the third year running, Lancashire Mind are hosting a conference to bring together local employers to raise awareness about the importance of wellbeing at work. The conference is an excellent opportunity to learn more about how you can support your employees to achieve and maintain good wellbeing, to learn from other Lancashire employers about their experiences of supporting their workforce and to meet a range of organisations who can provide support and assistance to help you improve wellbeing.

The Keynote Speaker is Dr Ian Fletcher, Senior Lecturer at Lancaster University, who specialises in mental health and wellbeing in the workplace. Dr Ian Fletcher has recently been working with senior leaders around psychological safety and how it can: improve employee safety, mental health and wellbeing, enhance team communications and organisational performance and increase customer, service user and public satisfaction and safety.

Barclays Bank will be sharing the ‘This Is Me’ campaign.

Jo Smith is Lancashire and South Cumbria Foundation Trust’s Health and Wellbeing Strategic Lead, her areas of expertise are Public Health, behaviour change and leadership. Jo has 5 years’ experience in workplace health and wellbeing and currently works strategically on embedding a sustainable approach, using Public Health methodology she is passionate about the prevention of ill health, healthcare leadership and supporting people in ‘working well’.

We’ll be shining the spotlight on workplaces including British Telecom in our interactive lightening talks

Time to Talk about Wellbeing at Work 2020

Why it pays to improve wellbeing at work

  • 1 in every 6 workers is living with a mental health condition
  • 38% of workers won’t talk about their mental health for fear it will affect their job prospects
  • 57% of young people say that fear of stigma has stopped them applying for a job
  • It is estimated that 70 million working days are lost each year due to anxiety and depression
  • Poor mental health costs UK businesses about £2.4 billion per year
  • Most people who die by suicide are in employment and not known to mental health services

What you'll gain from attending the conference

With a focus on simple and practical steps that employers can take, no matter their size or resource, our conference is excellent value for money and will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Attend informative and interactive workshops
  • Engage with local providers and sample some of their products and activities in our marketplace
  • Be inspired by best practice speakers representing a range of businesses and organisations in Lancashire
  • Network with local employers and providers over lunch
  • Take away practical tools and resources to support your workforce
  • Feedback your views and ideas for future conferences and events

Who should attend?

  • Senior leaders
  • HR professionals
  • Occupation Health
  • Workplace Champions

Book your ticket now to avoid disappointment. *Please note - if you are a charity organisation please contact us at [email protected] as you may be eligible for discounted ticket costs*

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