HR professionals will, on average, oversee 15 staff with mental health conditions each year. That is according to an analysis from HR and diversity consultancy, the Clear Company, to mark Mental Health Awareness Week.
However, according to a recent study by Legal & General, less than 10 per cent of employees feel comfortable disclosing mental health conditions to their employer – meaning that HR may face a challenge in supporting these individuals adequately.
The Clear Company’s findings we’re based on existing data-sets. According to figures from XpertHR, the median number of employees per HR practitioner was