Employment Support

ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) 

Phone: 0300 123 1100 


Acas provides free and impartial information and advice to employers and employees on all aspects of workplace relations and employment law. Supports good relationships between employers and employees, but also provides conciliation services to resolve workplace problems. 

BITC (Business in the Community) 

Phone: 020 7566 8650 Email: 


Business in the Community is the Prince’s Responsible Business Network. Its members work together to tackle a wide range of issues essential to building a fairer society and more sustainable future. BITC provide a range of services, practical guidance and creative solutions that help businesses review, improve, measure and report. BITC has also launched a toolkit resource, helpful for all organisations that are exploring how to embed a wellbeing strategy into their organisation. 


Fit For Work 

Phone: 0800 032 6235 


Fit for Work is a voluntary service that offers the wider working population access to occupational health (OH) advice and support. Employers can refer employees who’ve been off work for four weeks or more a free ‘fit for work’ assessment. On the website you will find more information, an employer’s guide and a stress risk assessment tool. 

Health in Construction Leadership Group 

Phone: 0113 261 5368 


Health In Construction Leadership Group works with construction CEO’s to improve health within the sector, with a current focus on mental health. Brings together contractors, clients, the Health and Safety Executive, professional bodies, trade associations and trade unions. 

The City Mental Health Alliance 



The City Mental Health Alliance is a coalition of organisations that have come together to create an environment in the City of London where mental health is discussed in the same way as physical health. Championed by senior business leaders, it is closely supported by UK mental health organisations M H FA England and Mind. 

Education Support Partnership 

Phone: 0800 0562 561 Text: 07909 341 229 Email: 


Provides free confidential counselling for teachers, including online chat services. 

Mental Health Foundation workplace resources 


The Mental Health Foundation has developed a range of resources aimed at tackling mental health in the workplace. This includes the helpful guide ‘Managing mental health in the workplace’, produced with employee benefits specialist Unum. Available at the link above. 

Mindful Employer 

Phone: 01392 6 77 064 Email: 


Mindful Employer aims to increase awareness of mental health at work and provides easily accessible information to organisations and supports for staff who experience stress, anxiety, depression or other mental health conditions.

Mind’s guide to workplace mental health 


Mental health charity Mind’s dedicated website section on workplace mental health provides guidance to help employers take care of themselves and their staff. Mind has also published the Employers’ Guide to Mentally Healthy Workplaces, which discusses what poor workplace wellbeing is, what a mentally healthy workplace looks like, and how to create mentally healthy workplaces. Available from: /EM PLOYERS_guide.pdf 

Richmond Fellowship 

Phone: 0207 697 3300 


The Richmond Fellowships is one of the largest voluntary sector organisations providing support for people with mental health problems. Its aim is to work towards a society that values everyone with mental health issues, through providing supported housing and employment support services to help people find work or stay in work. 

This is Me 


A City wide mental health campaign, first developed by Barclays as part of the Lord Mayor’s 2016 Power of Diversity programme, run in partnership with Business Healthy and the City Mental Health Alliance and supported by City AM. Aims to reduce stigma around mental health in the workplace and raise awareness of well being.

Time to Change’s guide to workplace mental health 


Anti-stigma campaign Time to Change has a dedicated website section providing guidance, tips and tricks on many aspects of dealing with mental health in the workplace, including legal guidance and onwards signposting to additional resources. 

Shaw Trust 

Phone: 01225 716 300 


The Shaw Trust is the UK’s largest third sector provider of employment services for disabled and disadvantaged people.