When a staff member develops a disability at work or suddenly requires a reasonable adjustment at work it raises up all sorts of questions, from will they be able to continue with their work? will adjustments be costly to the business? how do I talk my employee about their disability? We understand this can be a difficult time for all involved but with the right support and direction for the business and employee you can continue getting the most out of your employees avoiding long term absences and retain good workers within your company.
It was estimated that mental health problems at work cost Scottish employers over £2 billion a year, broken down as follows:
Financial modelling of a workplace health promotion and well-being programme ndertaken in the UK offices of a large multinational ompany suggests that every £1 sent on the programme has generated savings of nearly £10 in terms of reduced sickness absence and presenteeism ( where employees report for work but are unable to work at full capacity
Here are some of the initiatives available
Training & Development
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Developing your staff
Adaptations/ Reasonable adjustments