Tackling the UK mental health crisis

Let’s make workplace culture a conversational norm

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Vanessa Sallows, group protection claims and governance director, Legal & General Retail, says conversations on Group Income Protection’s role in mental health and wellbeing need to consider work conditions

Has the time come for the group protection industry to consider how we can evolve our roles to help clients balance ‘fixing the individual' with ‘fixing the work'? It could be argued that because the latter is about workplace culture, it's something that's out of our remit and control. However, recent years have evidenced a growing understanding that mental health and wellbeing demand such a balance. So, what can we realistically do? To start with, we can help employers consider benefits and services as part of the bigger cultural picture, using an analytical tool designed for the purpos...

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