Stress and Mental Health in the Workplace

Finch Video: Stress and Mental Health in the Workplace

Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. Taking care of yourself, your friends, your colleagues and your family can help you cope with stress.

The HSE recently reported that over 11 million days are lost at work a year because of stress at work. Employers have a legal duty to protect employees from stress at work by doing a risk assessment and acting on it.

Finch Consulting’s Joint Head of Legal, Julia Thomas and Senior Consultant, Matt Longley consider some of the frequent key issues that arise due to stress related illnesses in the workplace and offer some pragmatic solutions in this 14-minute video.

You can watch the video by clicking this link to the Finch YouTube Channel.

For those interested in a more learning more about mental health and how to deal with it in the workplace, Matt Longley is an approved and accredited instructor for i-act training.

This means he is now qualified to go into companies who wish to embrace employee well-being and train managers and frontline workers how to promote positive mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.

To find out more employer’s obligations in relation to workers well-being or to discuss or book your training on this topic please email:

Julia.thomas@finch-consulting.com

Matthew.longley@finch-consulting.com