South Leeds businesses invited to free Workplace Wellbeing events

A network bringing local and regional employers together has some free events coming up to help you champion positive mental health at work.

Leeds Mindful Employer Network was established in 2013 and has been promoting wellbeing at work ever since. It is led by Leeds Mind (local mental health charity) alongside a Steering Group of network members. Members are regional employers, business owners and staff from a wide range of sectors and industries. The network seeks to be representative of every part of the local and regional business communities.

The network is particularly looking to attract employers from the South Leeds business community to its upcoming free events.

Leigh Staunton, co-ordinator for the Leeds Mindful Employer Network, said:

“We welcome all businesses – the full diversity of the city’s business community, including public, private and voluntary sectors. But we particularly wanted to reach out and invite businesses based in South Leeds to come and join us.

“This is because we regularly monitor our membership and seek to increase engagement with local areas, industries and sectors that are underrepresented. Our priorities are to help reduce health inequalities by responding to the mental health impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and the Cost of Living crisis. We prioritise engagement with employers, industries and sectors that present the greatest need. These include industries that have a high proportion of low paid staff and are based in areas of high deprivation and recruit a local workforce.”

The two upcoming events are:

How to effectively use Mindwell as a tool to support staff wellbeing
Thursday 30 March 2023
Online event
Learn more and book your place here:

Workplace Wellbeing in Hospitality
Monday 17 April 2023
In-person event Belgrave Music Hall (Leeds city centre)
Learn more and book your place here:

Got questions? Please email us at:

How to join the network
Complete our sign-up form here.
• Website:
• Email:
• Find us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and our Facebook Group.


This post was written by Emily Cotter

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