Ieso Digital health welcomes Stevenson-Farmer report highlighting the impact of mental health problems on UK employees and employers
- More than 300,000 people with long-term mental health problems lose their jobs every year in the UK.
- Poor mental health is costing the UK economy as much as £99 billion each year.
Ieso Digital Health, the UK’s leading provider of online evidence-based mental health therapy, welcomes the recommendations contained in the Stevenson-Farmer review ‘Thriving at Work’ carried out by Deloitte and published today. This important review highlights the overwhelming impact that mental health problems are having on Britain’s workplace.
Commenting on this report main findings, Sarah Bateup, Chief Clinical Officer at Ieso Digital Health said:
"The Stevenson-Farmer Report quantifies in a very compelling way, why investing in supporting mental health at work is good for employees, good for employers and good for business productivity. We strongly welcome the series of recommendations made in this report to government and other stakeholders; particularly that all employers, regardless of size or industry, should implement some basic mental health core standards’ that lay some basic foundations for an approach to workplace mental health."