Amey has partnered with mental health charity, Mates in Mind, to promote positive mental wellbeing across the business
The partnership will enable Amey to roll out a comprehensive, bespoke mental health and wellbeing programme that will include all employee mental health awareness training, as well as people manager training, to provide vital guidance and support when it comes to managing mental health within the workplace.
Mates in Mind will help Amey drive positive change for both its employees and the industry.
Taking proactive steps to address mental health in the workplace has never been more important as everyone continues to adapt to the challenges of the pandemic.
Taking steps towards building a thriving workplace and a positive mental health culture that supports all employee’s mental wellbeing is essential.
Amey has also recently introduced Wellbeing Wednesdays, which give employees the opportunity to focus on a different wellbeing topic each month and normalises the conversation around wellbeing.
Encouraging a positive mental health culture
Emma Shakespeare, Amey’s wellbeing manager, said: “By implementing a comprehensive programme, we are encouraging a positive mental health culture that supports every employee’s mental wellbeing.
“We hope that as the training will provide a better understanding of mental health issues and how to address them, everyone at Amey will feel supported in better managing their own wellbeing and that of others across the business.
“We are incredibly proud of the role our employees play across the country and it’s important we look after them in every way we can.”
James Rudoni, managing director of Mates in Mind, added: “We are delighted to welcome Amey as the latest major employer to join Mates in Mind and create a mentally healthy workplace that will ensure vital advice, guidance and support is there to help individuals take control of their mental wellbeing.”