Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace

Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace

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Course Overview

ACAS estimate that mental health problems cost employers in the UK approximately £30 billion a year through lost production, recruitment and absence.

Although it is estimated that 1 in 4 people will suffer with mental health problems during their lives, mental health is still a taboo topic for many people.

This course aims to tackle the subject and will offer a practical discussion of mental health awareness within the workplace. Lecturer Steph Barber will provide viewers with an over-view of what is required of them to be compliant in accordance with the SRA guidance. Advice will also be offered offer in respect of how viewers can fulfil their duties by assessment, planning and taking positive action.  

The session is an essential introduction to, or reminder for, solicitors in their role as employers and managers. It also provides invaluable guidance for those in other areas of practice who wish to demonstrate an understanding of mental health issues and comply with SRA principles.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Have considered the duties relating to mental health awareness on solicitors as employers
  • • Have received practical tips regarding the Equality Act 2010 and “reasonable adjustments” relating to mental health
  • • Be familiar with the support and guidance available from the SRA

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for practitioners of all levels

About Instructor - Steph Barber

Steph Barber completed her legal training in the North West before setting up her own specialist commercial and medical negligence law firm. She sold her firm in 2000 and joined a progressive London charity as their in house counsel. Steph joined Law Hound to head up their commercial law department and has developed Law Hound's online legal services.

Steph enjoys travel and eating out in her spare time. Steph has lectured extensively on CPD courses, to the Court Service, Legal Services Commission and private practices on procedure and practice.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar


  • Notes
    3 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page


  • Price
  • £ 60