Workplace disability adjustments such as special chairs for bad backs have proven benefits. Extending the service to all staff – not just disabled employees – helps everyone to become happier and more productive.
D&I professionals: if you really want to build a culture of inclusion in your workplace, stop putting people in condition-specific boxes and start looking at their actual needs, says Helen White-Knight.
For a long time, employee mental health sat in the ‘too difficult to fix’ pile, but employers are finally beginning to search for solutions. Helen White-Knight explores ways in which they can find them.
The idea that employees can leave their mental health conditions at home is not realistic, writes Helen White-Knight. Removing fear and developing workplace adjustments stops people feeling they need to.