Create a positive and supportive work environment

Chairman Mental Health Workshop

Local businesses in Watford are invited a free event to help provide a positive and supportive work environment for their employees...

Watford Borough Council, along with partners Watford & Three Rivers Trust, Hertfordshire Mind, and Watford's Chamber of Commerce, are inviting local businesses to a free insightful event called ‘Looking after your organisation’s wellbeing’. 

The event is an opportunity for local businesses to learn about ways in which they can enhance the wellbeing of their employees and associates. It will also offer an invaluable opportunity for local businesses to connect with available wellbeing services in the area. Participants will gain insights into activating effective wellbeing plans, fostering a healthier workplace environment, and ultimately boosting the overall productivity and performance within their respective organisations.

Scheduled for Thursday 29 February, the workshop will take place at Watford Town Hall from 10am – 2pm.

During the event, attendees will be able to:

  • Engage with local wellbeing services and explore the array of resources available to support the mental and physical health of your workforce.
  • Learn practical strategies to implement effective wellbeing tailored places tailored to the unique needs of your organisation.
  • Connect with other businesses in the area, fostering a sense of community and collaboration. Networking opportunities will provide a platform to share experiences and insights on promoting wellbeing within the workplace.
  • Gain valuable knowledge from industry experts and peers as they share best practices and success stories in prioritising and enhancing wellbeing within their organisations.

Chairman, Cllr Simon Feldman, said: "Our collaboration with Watford & Three Rivers Trust, Hertfordshire Mind, and Watford's Chamber of Commerce underscores our commitment to fostering a thriving and supportive business community. 'Looking after your organisation's wellbeing' is not just a workshop; it's a step towards building a healthier, more resilient local economy."

Cllr Rabi Martins, Council Mental Health Champion added “Studies show that organisations that implement mental wellbeing strategies, for both managers and staff, can make a significant measurable contribution to staff performance and job satisfaction leading to lower staff turnover and higher productivity “

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Published: 7th February 2024

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