Wellbeing at Work | June 2020

09.00

Registration

09.40

Welcoming Session

Olivia Bishop, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, Dods PLC 

09.45

Chair's introduction

10.00

Healthy body, healthy mind: what do we mean by workplace wellbeing?

  • How wellbeing, employee engagement and productivity interconnect
  • Examining the different facets of wellbeing, from mental to physical to financial health
  • Employee wellbeing surveys: crucial sources of information in promoting wellbeing and productivity

10.30

Practical frameworks: adapting your workplace policies and environment

  • Criteria for reviewing current policies
  • Placing wellbeing at the heart of how health and safety, working hours, sickness absence and return to work are addressed
  • Office plans: designing an office environment which supports wellbeing

11.15

Networking Break

11.45

Mental health matters: building a toolkit for supporting mental health at work

  • Strategies for managing stress and preventing burnout
  • Developing a mental health strategy that encompasses both prevention and recovery
  • Encouraging the disclosure of mental health concerns and conditions

12.55

Lightning session:
Financial wellbeing: a new frontier and crucial consideration

13.15

Lunch

14.00

Afternoon workshop: Managing wellbeing with confidence

  • Creating clear guidelines for managers when addressing wellbeing with staff
  • Guidance on holding candid and constructive one-to-ones
  • Increasing confidence in managers in publicly discussing health and wellbeing
  • Fostering resilience and positive work relationships amongst staff

15.00

Realising change: embedding wellbeing in your organisational culture and mindset

  • People power: engaging champions, networks and peer mentoring systems
  • Raising awareness and normalising discussions around wellbeing at all levels of your organisation
  • Advocating work-life balance and eradicating presenteeism
  • Ensuring wellbeing is always on the workplace agenda

16.00

Chair's Closing Remarks

16.15

Event Close