Employees’ Mental Health in Lockdown – And Beyond!

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    Lockdown has proven challenging for employers and employees alike, with significant, tangible changes to most businesses’ ways of working. However, the impact on employees’ mental health may be just as great, although the true cost may not be known for some time.

    Join us this Mental Health Awareness Week to look at how lockdown is affecting employees’ mental health, what employers are doing to help and how the end of lockdown and return to work will impact employees. The webinar will be facilitated by David Regan, Director in our global Labour & Employment team. And we are delighted to be joined by Mark Hashimi from Mental Health Consultancy Strategic Wellbeing and Kate Diver, Head of People Risk and Expansions at TransferWise.

    About Our Speakers

    • David Regan leads the firm's mental health efforts, with a specific focus on assessing and identifying potential concerns at an early stage to ensure they do not escalate. He has given training on mental health matters, as well as the potential employment law implications to a wide variety of employers and organisations over the last seven years and is part of the firm's Accessibility Group.
    • As well as founding Strategic Wellbeing, Mark Hashimi was previously Head of Workplace Wellbeing & Clinical Services at MIND, Hammersmith & Fulham, assisting a wide range of employers across the UK in developing, executing and embedding mental health and wellbeing strategies. He is also a trained psychotherapist, counsellor and coach.
    • Kate Diver has worked at TransferWise for three years, during which time it has grown from 500 to 2,000+ employees, having previously worked in the HR/People teams for companies such as Deloitte and Hogarth WorldWide. She is currently part of the team leading TransferWise’s internal efforts aimed at improving employee wellbeing during the COVID-19 crisis.