Laying the foundations for wellbeing (Part 1)

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Part 1 of the on-demand Mental Health in Business playlist. Flexible working comes in different forms including job sharing, flexi time, part - time and compressed hours but its home and remote working that has seen a significant rise over the last ten years.

As we have seen, working from home has so many recognised benefits. However, the disadvantages of are only just starting to surface.

Whether you are an employee, employer or self-employed it is important to be aware of all of the potential pitfalls of remote working including loss of motivation, loss of productivity, loss of community and social interaction, increased loneliness, blur red lines between home and work, feelings of isolation, breakdown in communications, difficulties in maintaining accountability and IT security concerns including threat of cybercrime.

Learning objectives:

  • The benefits and challenges of working from home
  • The challenges of working from home
  • The risks of remote working for people with existing mental health problems
  • What do we mean by mental health?
  • What is stress?
  • Getting the help you need
  • Remote v's Homeworking
  • Creating a healthy routine
  • Choosing and creating your workspace



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Claire Russell

Founder, Trainer, Speaker, Coach and Risk Advisor • Mental Health in Business and Regulated Risks

Claire is the founder and CEO of Mental Health in Business – a leading UK mental health consultancy providing mental health training and support to organisations across many sectors.

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