Publications and commentary about the importance of good physical and mental health at work and how employers, managers and workers can support it.
Research and discussion papers
Case studies about reasonable adjustments for mental health
How different organisations have helped staff with reasonable adjustments for mental health.
Case studies, 19 April 2023
The road to enlightenment: work and mental health in the pandemic
How covid-19 (coronavirus) is affecting our mental wellbeing and the challenge for UK workplaces.
Acas discussion paper, 4 February 2021
Work adjustments for mental health: a review of the evidence and guidance
Review of workplace adjustments to help employees with mental health conditions.
Independent research, 12 June 2020
Stress and anxiety at work: personal or cultural?
Findings of YouGov Health at work survey 2019 asking employees about their mental wellbeing at work.
Acas discussion paper, 1 May 2019
Parity and integration? The new challenge for mental health at work
Review of progress made by employers to achieve parity in protecting employees' mental and physical health.
Acas discussion paper, 1 July 2018
Management of mental health at work
Insights and good practice in mental health management in a range of workplaces.
Independent research,1 November 2016
Blogs and articles
Managing in difficult times: listening is free
Acas's Head of Workplace Policy Gill Dix shares practical advice to help manage cost of living challenges.
Acas blog, 2 March 2023
Let's step up the talk and action on menopause and work – British Safety Council website
Simone Cheng, senior policy adviser at Acas, discusses why the menopause should be higher on the list of workplace priorities.
1 February 2023
Menopause education is the missing puzzle piece
Simone Cheng looks at how to create 'menopause-confident' workplaces and encourages us all to talk more openly about this.
Acas blog, 18 October 2022
Loneliness, you're still on mute – Involvement and Participation Association (IPA) website
Simone Cheng, senior policy adviser at Acas, looks at loneliness and the impact it can have on wellbeing at work.
1 June 2022
Managers: out of sight does not mean out of mind – Involvement and Participation Association (IPA) website
Simone Cheng, senior policy adviser at Acas, explains what can be done to promote wellbeing and reduce the spread of loneliness at work.
1 June 2022
Are we all disruptive innovators now?
Acas Chief Executive Susan Clews looks at managing the unexpected and finding innovation in disruption.
Acas blog, 13 April 2022
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