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This Place Minds

Welcome to This Place Minds, a useful resource for ideas, collaboration, information and legal insight on how we can create a supportive and understanding mental wellbeing culture.

Mental ill health is responsible for 72 million lost working days and costs approximately £35 billion each year. Being able to speak about these issues openly and creating a culture where people feel able to access support and help as early as possible becomes ever more important.

What is the aim?

We are committed to help foster workplaces that enhance mental wellbeing and build a culture where people can talk openly, safe in the knowledge that they will be met with support and understanding.

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11 May 2021

In this article for The Law Society, Emma Richardson shares the ways we've supported our employees' wellbeing since the first lockdown in March 2020.


How can employers support their furloughed staff?

23 April 2020

How can employers best support their employees who have been furloughed under the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme?

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Enforced homeworking during the coronavirus crisis – employers’ health and safety obligations

02 April 2020

On 23 March 2020, the government announced that everyone was required to stay at home for at least three weeks, unless they have work which “absolutely” cannot be done at home. This article explains an employer’s health and safety responsibilities towards this significant group of temporary homeworkers during the enforced period of homeworking.

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Advice for working from home

24 March 2020

With many of us now operating remotely, we have prepared some helpful advice for those who are working from home.

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Coronavirus and working from home temporarily – what responsibilities do employers have?

18 March 2020

To cope with the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and adhere to the government’s guidance on social distancing, many employees have started to work from home. This article explains the employer’s health and safety responsibilities towards this new group of temporary homeworkers.

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Lewis Silkin’s Conference Tackles Mental Health in the Workplace

17 October 2019

89% of attendees said they felt mental health issues are on the rise in their organisation. A third said their workplace does not have a mental health strategy or programme.

Talking Openly about Mental Health in conversation with the world’s first runway model in a wheelchair, Alexandra Kutas

16 October 2019

The Collective is joining forces with ‘This Place Minds’ and TLC Lions to promote positive mental wellbeing in the highly competitive and often critiqued retail, hospitality and fashion industries.

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Rethinking retail therapy?

07 October 2019

As part of our #ThisPlaceMinds campaign, we take a look at some of the workplace mental health challenges and solutions in the retail sector.

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