We are delighted to celebrate the achievements of our Index participants at our Workplace Wellbeing Awards, recognising not only the top performing organisations but each and every employer who is taking action to prioritise better mental health in their workplace.
The employers taking part have each made a long-term commitment to a better way of working where supporting the mental health their staff is part of everyday business.
This year's awards took place on 30 April 2019 in London.
At the event we revealed the 105 organisations who have ranked in Gold, Silver or Bronze. In addition we celebrated four outstanding individuals nominated by their colleagues for our employee recognition awards.
Watch our highlights video to hear from the employers who took part.
The Silver award is given to employers who have made demonstrable achievements in promoting staff mental health, demonstrating progress and impact over time.
The Bronze award is given to employers who have started their journey to better mental health at work by developing and implementing initiatives that promote positive mental health for staff.
Our employee recognition awards honour four outstanding individuals who play a key role in promoting positive mental health in their workplace.
Awarded to an employee that goes above and beyond to tackle stigma in their workplace.
Karen Cooke and Edmund Walsh from Hargreaves Lansdown
For being instrumental in changing the culture and stigma surrounding mental health, changing and developing policies and helping all levels of the organisation understand what this means.
Awarded to a manager who has had a positive impact supporting the mental health of an individual or team they manage.
Gary Hage from Nationwide Building Society
For listening in just the right way, never asking too much, but always providing a caring ear. And for bringing their consideration for employee wellbeing to the forefront of everything.
Awarded to an employee who has had a positive impact in the course of their duties safeguarding mental health and wellbeing.
Roxanne Thorpe from Mount Anvil
For improving attitudes towards mental health, increasing employee awareness and knowledge, making changes to policies and procedures, running training and campaigns, presentations and events.
Awarded to a senior level staff member who has made a significant impact championing the cause of mental health.
Lara Pechard from Norwich School
For championing mental health, paving the way for a higher level of open discussion and awareness of personal and difficult periods experienced by pupils and colleagues.