Mental health awareness week starts every year on the second Monday in May – in 2019 from 13 – 19 May.

In a world that is increasingly opening up to – and understanding those with – mental health issues, it’s no surprise that Mental Health Awareness Week is now a firmer fixture on calendars around the UK and beyond. It’s organised by the Mental Health Foundation, and focuses on a major issue each and every year.

Thankfully both employers and employees are now much more aware of the impact mental health has on their ability to perform their job.

It is important that employers are aware of the stress placed on their employees and that employees have a 'safe' place to discuss this.