Mental Health Awareness Week

Posted in News on 17 May 2018 By Victoria Sugg, Group Business Development Director

Mental Health Awareness Week gives us the opportunity to reflect on and warn against the challenges of mental health problems such as anxiety and depression. But it equally gives us the chance to highlight and celebrate Emperor’s commitment to safeguarding the mind, body and soul of each one of our employees.

Our Pledge is a series of commitments that we think are important — to us, to individual employees and to the business as a whole.

Particularly relevant this week is our We look after the whole you pledge. We have introduced lots of small — and not so small — activities and initiatives to help contribute to a healthier body and calmer mind, such as the Emperor fitness app, discounted gym membership and sabbatical breaks.

But equally we appreciate that life doesn’t always go to plan – and when it doesn’t our employees have our understanding and support in line with another Pledge, We will support you through thick and thin.

One of our employees has bravely shared heartfelt experiences of the struggles that many of us ourselves have experienced and can relate to regarding mental health:

Men-tal health by Toby Trees

Awareness weeks are a great time for reflection and change. Emperor’s team of Ambassadors looking after each of the individual pledges continue to drive activity and awareness of all the initiatives and make support accessible to all our team. In this way, we will continue to live our commitment to being a place where our people want to work, in an environment where they can flourish.

 

Find out more about Our Pledge.

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 14-20 May and is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation.

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