How Covid-19 has impacted mental health

Social distancing and the resultant homeworking has protected many from Covid-19 but has also given rise to adverse consequences. In this series, we share our own new research revealing how homeworking has impacted mental health and identifying the groups particularly at risk and the support employers can provide for their homeworkers.


Managing the mental health implications of home working

Whilst many people advocate home working as a model for the future of work, this webinar explores the consideration that needs to be given to its impact on motivation, social isolation and mental health.



Kate Cooper

Head of Research, Policy and Standards

Kate shapes an innovative research programme at The Institute of Leadership & Management designed to inform, inspire and impact the practice of great leadership wherever it happens. Her role is informed by her career as a senior academic in a university business school, focusing on strategy, leadership and professional development. 

Kate is also a conference keynote speaker, internationally, and provides expert commentary on a range of topics arising from the Institute’s research agenda. She is regularly quoted in regional, national and international media, has appeared on both BBC television and radio, is a Forbes contributor and has a regular column in Dialogue Review, the business magazine for leaders.

Suki K Bassi

Suki K Bassi is founder and chief happiness officer of HappyMaven Wellbeing in Business where she works across the UK, Europe, India and the USA helping businesses put wellbeing, happiness and gratitude firmly on the agenda to deliver sustainable and scalable results for everyone.

Suki is a passionate advocate for healthy, connected and happy workplaces and at the vanguard of the revolution for a better human experience at work.

During her career in the private, public and third sectors her achievements include driving global employee engagement improvements at advertising giant WPP and co-authoring the ‘Conversations for Change’ toolkit for the Desmond Tutu Foundation.