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Coronavirus and work

We are aware that for many organisations coronavirus is creating a lot of uncertainty and this may be having an impact on your business and employees in a number of ways. We are here to support you. 

Working in a new normal

We've put together some advice and support for you and your team to help manage your wellbeing during this ever-changing situation – from working at home to supporting team members with children.  

Our tips for working from home

It's likely that many of us will be working from home for a while. Our staff share their tips for adjusting to the new normal.

Our top tips

How to support your team remotely

Emma Mamo, our Head of Workplace Wellbeing, shares her top tips for supporting your team whilst working remotely.

Read Emma's blog

Supporting staff caring for children

We've put together some advice for staff juggling their regular roles and responsibilities at work on top of homeschooling their children. 

Read our advice

Wellness Action Plan for home workers

As we adjust to our new ways of working, see our Wellness Action Plan to support your mental health and wellbeing when working from home. 

Wellness Action Plan

Coping with redundancy 

The current situation is putting huge pressures on our workforce and many organisations. If you are made redundant, it's important to know your rights.

Read our advice

Returning to work

As lockdown measures begin to lift, staff will be looking to employers to provide guidance during these uncertain times. We've collaborated on this toolkit for the Society of Occupational Medicine, Acas and Business in the Community.  


Dealing with burnout when working from home

The blurred boundaries between home and work have made it much harder to switch and realise when we are headed for burnout.

Coping with burnout

One year on, what are we doing differently?

On the first anniversary of the first UK coronavirus lockdown, Mental Health at Work asked four professionals, in four different fields, what changes they have made to their working lives.

Find out more



Developing an organisational approach to supporting staff through coronavirus

Our free Mental health at work commitment guide for employers during coronavirus has been designed to support organisations to tailor existing workplace interventions to support the mental health of your staff during the coronavirus pandemic using the Mental Health Commitment as a framework.

Download the guide

Take our eLearning courses

As many organisations are still working from home, our eLearning offers the perfect opportunity for managers and employees to improve their understanding and knowledge of mental health.

Our eLearning courses

Workplace Wellbeing through the winter

Now that the festive season is over, many of us are settling back into work while the weather outside is grey and drab. Emma Mamo gives us her top tips on how to stay well at work throughout the winter. 

Read Emma's blog

Support for key workers

If you have to leave your house to go into work during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as a key worker, it might feel like a difficult and stressful time. We hope some of our resources below are helpful.

Coping if you have to go into work right now

Our information provides tips for understanding difficult feelings, taking care of your mental wellbeing and where to find support.

Read our information

Find out more about Our Frontline campaign

Our Frontline offers round-the-clock one-to-one support, by call or text, from trained volunteers, plus resources and ideas to look after your mental health.

More about Our Frontline

If you're a nurse during coronavirus

Being a nurse during coronavirus can be difficult and stressful at times. We've got six top tips to support your mental health during this time. 

Our tips for nurses

Coping as a key worker – Michael’s story

Watch a video of Michael, a Collections Driver for Royal Mail, talking about how his employer has helped him to manage his mental health condition during the pandemic.

Hear Michael's story

Are you or your team being furloughed? 

We know huge numbers of the workforce are being furloughed as part of the Government's Job Retention Scheme. The anxiety and loss of identity resulting from a loss of work can be really detrimental to your mental health. We are here to help you. 

Supporting staff who are furloughed

Check out our blog for Business Healthy on how you can support their wellbeing during this difficult time.  

Read our blog

Your wellbeing during furlough

Take a look at our tips for managing your wellbeing if your furloughed - from creating a routine to looking at personal development. 

Our toolkit

More support

We know that this is a worrying time for everyone with lots of uncertainty and potentially difficult choices for both employees and employers. Find more guidance via the Mental Health at Work coronavirus toolkit, which brings together a selection of helpful online resources to support people at work with their mental health during this period. Our information hub also provides more advice on how to support your mental wellbeing during this period.

Our coronavirus toolkit

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