Department for Business, Innovation and Skills


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Pledge:

H7. Mental Health and Wellbeing

Committed since:

31 May, 2013

Delivery plan:

Submitted: 4 July, 2013

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) has guidance and further sources of information, available on the Department’s intranet to assist management of mental health issues in the workplace. Topics include stress, rehabilitation into work, reasonable adjustments into the workplace, disability and long term health issues, mediation and the Employee Assistance Programme.

We also have a dedicated intranet page for Mental Health issues including a number of external links to organizations including MIND, SANE, Time to Change, The Charity for Civil Servants and Black Dog Tribe.

Managers can also access the support of a HR Adviser for guidance on making reasonable adjustments and staff can be referred to the Department’s occupational health provider for further advice.

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