Fair Work Consultation – Scotland

As our expertise is in public mental health, we are particularly concerned about the barriers to fair work related to preventing mental health problems.

The world of work is changing. Because of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic more of us are being asked to work differently, and these changes are getting faster. For some, remote work brings increasing productivity demands, expanding outcomes, and increased working hours, with related effects on work-life balance and the risk of psychological hazards. On the other hand, longstanding barriers to mentally healthy workplaces continue, risking unfairness in the workplace to people who experience mental health problems.

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