Employment Update: Mental Health in the Workplace – September-November 2018
Mental ill health has a significant impact on organisations. A CIPD study revealed that 80% of sufferers found it harder to concentrate, 62% took longer to do tasks and 50% potentially were less patient with customers.
The benefits of looking after the mental health of the workforce are clear; as an employer you also have certain legal obligations to meet.
In this free legal update we will cover the practical steps you should take when faced with employees suffering from mental health issues to guard against the risk of discrimination claims, including:
- Understanding mental health as a disability
- Duty of care
- Reasonable adjustments
- Managing absence
- Medical evidence and GDPR
We will also give our usual update on recent cases and developments in employment law.
Please see below for times – registration for morning sessions will be from 8.30, finishing by 10.30 and for lunch sessions from 12.30, finishing by 2.30pm
Dates & locations:
Register for a FREE place at a location to suit you. A light lunch or breakfast will be served during registration:
Milton Keynes – 26 September 2018, 8.30-10.30am
Routeco Office Park
Derby – 27 September 2018, 12.30 – 2.30pm
London – 2 October, 12.30 – 2.30pm
1 Vine Street
Nottingham – 3 October 2018, 12.30 – 2.30pm
Park Plaza Nottingham
41 Maid Marian Way
*Only a few places remaining for Nottingham*
Oxford – 4 October 2018, 12.30 – 2.30pm
5000 Oxford Business Park South
Birmingham – 10 October 2018, 12.30 – 2.30pm
3rd Floor The Colmore Building
20 Colmore Circus
Leicester – 11 October 2018, 12.30 – 2.30pm
One Colton Square
Manchester – 16 October 2018, 8.30 – 10.30am
5 New York Street
Sheffield – 18 October 2018, 8.30 – 10.30am
3 St Paul’s Place
129 Norfolk Street
Leeds – 8 November 2018, 8.30 – 10.30am
100 Wellington Street
Please specify in the form below which office & date you would like to attend.
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