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Introducing Beacon, in collaboration with The Work and Health Unit

  • By Tom Gamblin

    Managing Director/Head of Product

Date: May 25, 2019

Reading time: 4 min read

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Evident has been selected to lead Beacon, an exciting new initiative working with The Work and Health Unit, a cross-government unit, jointly sponsored by the Department for Work and Pensions and the Department of Health and Social Care, who work to improve the health and employment outcomes for disabled people and those with mental health conditions.

What is mental health?

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being, affecting how we think, feel and act, whilst determining how we handle stress, make decisions and even how we relate to others.

Mental health relates to everyone and given that the average person spends 90,000 hours at work in their lifetime, paying better attention to positive mental health in the workplace couldn’t be more important.

Poor mental health costs employers between £33 billion and £43 billion a year…

Poor mental health costs the Government between £24 billion and £27 billion per year…

Poor mental health costs the UK economy between £74 billion and £99 billion per year…

Stevenson Farmer Report, 2019

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