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Healing the Workplace Post-Covid


Employees are returning to work post-Covid having had their mental health impacted by lockdown, social distancing and long Covid. Additionally, the ongoing uncertainty around Brexit plus the divisive political climate are compounding employee stress and anxiety and damaging rapport among colleagues. Employers must therefore lead by example and maximise employee engagement and wellbeing.

The programme content can be adapted to meet your specific organisational challenges and training needs. The course runs for approximately 6.5 hours and can be adapted for a briefing or half-day session. 

This training programme provides practical strategies for managing traumatised staff and considers which new directives and obligations employers must now consider.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this programme you will:

  • Understand how to deal practically with the mental health of employees in a constantly changing and uncertain economic climate
  • Understand which essential workplace solutions you could implement and why
  • Know how to support employees when redundancy is inevitable

Course Overview

What are the specific Covid-related issues affecting your workforce?

The implications of returning to the office post-Covid: Examining the impact of lockdowns and social distancing on mental health and the psychological fallout affecting employees already back at work. What are the potential long-term effects of self-isolation, and are employees suffering long Covid more susceptible to neurological issues?

Dealing practically with the mental health of employees – navigating the constantly changing and uncertain economic climate; can your organisation’s existing mental health services cope with increased demand; why HR professionals must prioritise their own mental health in these demanding times.

The crucial current legal issues for employers – Examining the most recent health and safety legislation; are employees with anxiety disorders legally defined as disabled?

Creating a Covid-19 policy that counts - Does your organisation have new Covid-related policies? Are employees obliged to be vaccinated against Covid? Communicating policy changes to the workforce.

The essentials for building successful and healthy remote teams? What are the new hybrid work patterns? How to maximise employee engagement, wellbeing and inclusion remotely. Boosting resilience in your team.

How can you help ease the return to work? – Transitioning smoothly from remote working to hybrid working; reintegrating teams; how employers can lead by example; how to manage mental health disclosures in the workplace; identifying stress and anxiety in remote workers.

How to support employees when redundancy is inevitable – managing the most difficult conversations when you can’t be face-to-face.

Planning strategies for an uncertain future – building flexibility into your plans and targets and staying positive and resilient

Make an in-house training enquiry 

Click here to fill in our enquiry form or to have a confidential discussion about your requirements, please contact Catherine Ouston our Head of In-house Training on 01983 861133 or email

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Let us provide your employees with the tools, skills and mindset they need to meet today's HR challenges. In-house courses to suit your budget and learning objectives.

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