Information and documents relating to staff wellbeing in higher education

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Dear London Business School,

I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would be interested in any information held by your organisation regarding my request on staff wellbeing in Higher Education (HE).

I would like to request the following information, covering the last 12 months:

1. The job title of the senior manager with lead responsibility for staff wellbeing in the University.
2. The number of mental health specialist staff available within the university to support staff wellbeing.
3. A copy of the University’s Policy (procedures)/other relevant document(s) to support the wellbeing of staff.
4. The type of services offered to support staff wellbeing in the University
5. The number of referrals to services offered where staff wellbeing was a primary reason for the referral
6. Staff take up (number) by each service offered to support staff wellbeing.

Please provide the above information in the form of electronic files.

If it is not possible to provide the information required due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in section 12, please provide assistance under section 16, obligation of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to receiving the above information.

Yours faithfully,

Vida Douglas

Cathy Youthed, London Business School

I am out of the office for the rest of the week with no access to
email.

 

If your enquiry is urgent, please contact Richard Frost on
[email address].

 

All the best

Cathy

Cathy Youthed, London Business School

Dear Ms Douglas,

Thank you for your enquiry. We will respond within the statutory 20 working days.

Yours sincerely,
Cathy Youthed

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Cathy Youthed | Governance Manager | Dean’s Office
London Business School | Regent's Park | London NW1 4SA | United Kingdom
Direct line +44 (0)20 7000 7013 | Email [London Business School request email]

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Cathy Youthed, London Business School

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Dear Ms Douglas,

Thank you for your enquiry under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please find the answers to your questions below.

I would like to request the following information, covering the last 12 months:

1. The job title of the senior manager with lead responsibility for staff wellbeing in the University.
- Associate Director, Pensions and Benefits

2. The number of mental health specialist staff available within the university to support staff wellbeing.
- Our Employee Assistance Programme (run by a third party) provides confidential, proactive information and emotional support to staff. They employ 42 staff, supported by 15 bank counsellors,
and 38 CBT therapists and psychological wellbeing practitioners.

3. A copy of the University’s Policy (procedures)/other relevant document(s) to support the wellbeing of staff.
- Please find our Staff Health and Wellbeing Policy attached

4. The type of services offered to support staff wellbeing in the University
- Employee Assistance Programme, including occupational health and mental health services
- Access to WHIL, an online platform and global leader in mindfulness and wellbeing
- Fitness Centre and wellbeing services
- Health & Safety processes, including Display Screen Equipment (DSE) assessments
- Eye care vouchers
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Flexible working
- Private medical insurance

5. The number of referrals to services offered where staff wellbeing was a primary reason for the referral
- Information not held

6. Staff take up (number) by each service offered to support staff wellbeing
Employee Assistance Programme - 369 visits to the website, 41 calls to the Helpline
WHIL - 222
Fitness Centre - attendance of the gym facilities is not recorded, however 236 staff members were inducted in the use of the gym at the beginning if the 2018/19 academic year.
Display Screen Equipment (DSE) assessments - 229
Eye care vouchers - 109
Cycle to Work scheme - 22
Private medical insurance - information not held
Flexible working - not recorded centrally as it is at the discretion of individual line managers

I hope that you find this response to your request satisfactory. However, if you are not content with the response you may ask the School to review it. If you wish to do this, please write to Richard Frost, Secretary, London Business School, Regents Park, London NW1 4SA enclosing a copy of your original request and explaining your complaint.

If you remain dissatisfied, you may ask the Information Commissioner to review our decision. Details of how to contact the Commissioner are found at www.ico.org.uk or telephone 01625 545745.

Yours sincerely,
Cathy Youthed

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Cathy Youthed | Governance Manager | Dean’s Office
London Business School | Regent's Park | London NW1 4SA | United Kingdom
Direct line +44 (0)20 7000 7013 | Email [London Business School request email]

www.london.edu | London experience. World impact.

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