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Mindful Employer

We recognise that 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem of some kind each year in England and 1 in 6 people report experiencing a common mental health problem (like anxiety and depression) in any given week in England.

The Charter for Employers Positive About Mental Health is our commitment to support the mental health and wellbeing of your staff by agreeing to uphold the following values:

  • To provide non-judgemental and proactive support to staff with experience of mental ill-health.
  • To avoid making assumptions about a person with a mental health condition and their ability to work.
  • To be positive and enabling towards all employees and applicants with a mental health condition.
  • To support line managers in managing mental health in the workplace.
  • To ensure fair recruitment of staff in accordance with the Equality Act (2010).
  • To make it clear that people who have experience of mental ill-health will not be discriminated against.

When this content has been updated

Last updated 10 July 2024