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Mentally Healthy Workplace (West Lothian Group)

CIPD South East Scotland Branch

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 from 18:30 to 20:00 (BST)

Mentally Healthy Workplace (West Lothian Group)

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Member (free) 4h 49m Free £0.00
Non-Member   more info 4h 49m £10.00 £0.00
CIPD Student   more info 4h 49m Free £0.00
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We are delighted to commence the 2019/20 year with our speaker David Beeney of Breaking the Silence, exploring how we can create a kinder culture of trust in our organisations where managers feel confident to ask employees about their well‐being knowing how this dramatically improves employee energy, productivity, engagement and results.

We explore what it is like to suffer in silence with a mental health issue in the workplace
• We improve our understanding of how employees learn to disguise their suffering
• We look to inspire employees to be more open by saying ‘it’s okay not to be okay’ and to share
vulnerabilities
• We explore lots of ideas of how to create a kinder culture that drives energy levels and improves
presenteeism.
• We look at the importance of using the right language to encourage honest and open conversation
about wellbeing.
• We understand the importance of setting the tone from the top and what we mean by
management education.

David has committed the rest of his working life to reducing the stigma of mental health in the workplace. He enjoyed a successful career in newspapers and magazines for over 30 years, and was MD of a regional daily newspaper and Commercial Director for Auto Trader. He always knew that he wanted to do something different at the latter end of his career, he just didn't know what that would be! He now feels he has found true purpose in life and is helping many of the leading brands in the UK to create kinder more compassionate cultures of trust. He was recognised in 2018 as one of the top 101 influencers globally on employee engagement. He is also a qualified Mental Health Counsellor affiliated to the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Practitioners) and a trustee for Mind.

David will be available for a while after the event should you wish to talk further with him on the night.

This session will count as CPD.

The CIPD contact for the evening will be April Price

Directions: Terrace 4 is the building housing ‘The Terrace’ restaurant. When you enter, please turn left
and follow the corridor to the end.  You can find directions to the college here


Professional photography and video production may be taking place at the event, and these images may be used on future promotional materials for CIPD. Please note that by attending the event, you are giving your consent for your image to be used on any CIPD promotional materials.

Do you have questions about Mentally Healthy Workplace (West Lothian Group)? Contact CIPD South East Scotland Branch

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West Lothian College
Studio 3, Ground Floor, Terrace 4
Almondvale Crescent
EH54 7EP Livingston
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 from 18:30 to 20:00 (BST)


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CIPD South East Scotland Branch

Welcome to the South East of Scotland branch events page.

We have over 2500 members in the Edinburgh, Lothians and Borders areas and run a varied programme of events from September to June.

The branch has a range of special interest groups including Learning and Development, HR Systems, Talent Acquisition and Recruitment and Knowledge into Practice and offers CPD and upgrading support and a mentoring and executive programme. We also have regional groups in the Borders and West Lothian.

We hope you will find something of interest to support your professional development and we look forward to welcoming you to an event soon.


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