Lunch And Learn: How To Manage Stress In The Workplace

We know that wellbeing in the workplace is a business fundamental, and when people are supported to thrive, businesses in turn will flourish.

With over 12 billion working days lost every year globally to depression and anxiety (at a cost of US$ 1 trillion per year according to the World Health Organisation), creating psychologically safe working environments is one of the biggest challenges organisations faced by business leaders today. So how do we overcome these challenges, and remove the stigma around mental health at work?

Why attend:

This online session provides an introduction to overcoming stress in the workplace, and you’ll leave with practical actions that you can implement to help your team manage stress and create a psychologically safe working environment.

We’re delighted to be joined by Bethan Aspland, ‘This is Me’ Programme Manager at The Lord Mayor’s Appeal. At the Lord Mayor's Appeal, they recognise that dispelling myth, changing attitudes, and having an open conversations are some of the key challenges that organisations face when supporting employees with mental health struggles.


  • Heart of the City introduction (5 minutes)
  • Presentation from Bethan Aspland (25 minutes)
  • Q&A and wrap-up (15 minutes)


Bethan Aspland, Programme Manager at The Lord Mayor's Appeal and CEO of Pretty In Paper By B

As ‘This is Me’ Programme Manager, Bethan utilises her adept management and relationship-building skills to impactfully contribute to mental health advocacy. Through her strategic approach, Bethan organises specialised events, webinars, and resources, supporting organisations globally in reducing workplace stress stigma. Her efforts facilitate open conversations and awareness, contributing to healthier workplace cultures. Bethan's unique skill set positions her as a leader dedicated to fostering positive change in both her business and societal initiatives.


We'll be recording the session and will send a video with subtitles to you after the event. If you would find live closed captioning helpful on the day, please let the Heart of the City team know.

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Tuesday, 16 April 2024

12:00 - 12:45 BST



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