Attitudes to mental health stall return-to-work plans

Chubb, Laura
November 2007
People Management;11/29/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 24, p9
The article deals with the impact of employer attitudes to mental health on the return-to-work plans of the British government. Geoff Davies of the Commercial Occupational Health Providers Association said employer attitudes were a big barrier because there is no incentive for them. Sayeed Khan of EEF warned that mental health is difficult to assess, so it is going to be a work in progress. The Labour Market Outlook survey found that 61 per cent of employers who had hired staff with a history of mental ill-health rated their experience as positive.


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