Managing Wellbeing During Covid and Beyond





Newly appointed PPMA Chariman, David Barber, is pleased to announce the first Virtual Members' Meeting - now on-demand.

Exclusive to PPMA Members, Business Psychologist Alan Bradshaw discusses the huge impact Covid has had both on work and wellbeing. The recording also explores tools and tips to manage wellbeing and stay resilient in these challenging times.

The hour-long recording also looks at the implications for organisations, managers and employees when seeking to manage risks to wellbeing and provide appropriate support.

Content summary:

  • Managing stress and mental health at work; what hasn't changed?
  • The impact of Covid:
    • Why such an impact on workplace wellbeing?
    • Who has experienced the worst outcomes?
    • How has people's wellbeing been affected?
  • Implications for managing risks to wellbeing (including stress)
    • The implications for organisations, including leaders, HR and SHE managers
    • The implications for managers; what do managers need to know and do, to manage wellbeing risks in the ‘New Normal’?
    • The implications for employees; how best can we support employees?
  • Tips for looking aſter your own wellbeing and helping others
  • Useful tools and resources


  • David Barber

    Chairman, PPMA Group of Associations | Mettler-Toledo Safeline

    Elected to the Board of Directors in 2017. David is Head of Research & Development at Mettler-Toledo Safeline – a leading supplier of metal detection inspection equipment to the food and pharmaceutical industries. He was appointed Chairman of the PPMA Group of Associations in December 2020.

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  • Alan Bradshaw

    Business Psychologist

    Business Psychologist, Alan Bradshaw, is an expert in the fields of managing work-related stress and mental health. Alan has been working with organisations, supporting their efforts to prevent and reduce stress, since the mid-1990s. Through Alan’s career, he’s been a pioneer in developing training and tools for managers to help them proactively manage stress risks at work. In addition, he was first to write a stress policy toolkit for organisations and consulted with many organisations to help them develop and implement policies. Alan has also created benchmarking tools to help with assessing organisational performance in managing mental health and in evaluating wellbeing interventions to improve organisational performance. Alan now runs his own consultancy and training business, Work-Life Solutions, and frequently works in partnership with Occupational Health providers, where their clients require expert input on stress and mental health.

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