Colin Minto discusses the importance of people within an organisation and how creating the right environment can relieve stress and have positive impacts on employees mental health. He looks at how organisations can develop to enable people to openly discuss their issues and how they must build a space within which employees have the infrastructure to allow discussions and creating the environment of addressing the stigma of mental health.
Colin Minto is Co-founder at APeopleBusiness. Colin has a successful 20-year career in global HR, Resourcing and HR Technology transformation and implementation leadership, culminating in six years as Group Head of Resourcing and HR Systems for G4S, the world’s second-largest private employer with 635,000 employees across 1,000 business units in 130+ countries. Responsible for G4S’s strategy and delivery for recruiting in excess of 220,000 people per year, and the HR technology strategy to engage and manage the global workforce.‘Opened up’ about his personal mental health experience, and war on his OCD, in People Management Magazine in August 2016. Colin co-founded APeopleBusiness whose vision is to improve people’s working lives, via its mission to increase productivity by focussing on people.