Tag Archives: Mates in Mind

Keylite raises £20,000 for construction mental health charity

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Last year saw the return of Keylite Roof Windows (Keylite)’s ‘Kick it with Keylite’ initiative, which challenged the UK construction industry to ‘keep it up’ for Mates in Mind, a leading charity addressing the stigma of poor mental health within the construction sector. The initiative encouraged merchants, trades and all …

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Mates in Mind calls on industry leaders and government to take immediate action


A recent survey conducted by UK Construction Week, with support from Mates in Mind charity, has found that six out of 10 workers in construction have suffered mental ill-health because of their work. Mates in Mind is now calling on industry leaders and government to be more considered and consistent …

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World Suicide Prevention Day

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September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), a day in which organisations across the world raise awareness about suicide prevention. With over 6,507 suicides registered in the UK last year alone, it is vital we open up this conversation.   In response to the latest report released by the Office of National …

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Distinguished Olympians to row for Mates in Mind in Regatta London


Two teams of distinguished, retired Olympic rowers will be joining the Mates in Mind team for the inaugural Regatta London, taking place on Sunday 29 September. The Regatta will be the first ever mass-participation paddle-sports event taking place on a closed river Thames, due to the planned annual closure of …

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Headline charity for first ever Regatta London revealed as Mates in Mind

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Mates in Mind has been announced as one of the three headline charities for Regatta London, the first ever mass- participation paddle sports event taking place on the iconic River Thames on 29 September 2019. The event is open to anyone with an interest in rowing, stand up paddle boarding, …

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Celebrating action taken across the construction sector

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On Friday 5 April 2019, Mates in Mind announced the Highly Commended and Winners of their 2019 Impact Awards. This was the second year that the awards have taken place, hosted as part of the British Safety Council’s prestigious the 2019 International Safety Awards gala dinner held at Grosvenor House …

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Mates in Mind striving alongside B&CE to transform apprentices’ mental health

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Having been awarded the B&CE’s Mowlem Award grant in 2018, Mates in Mind have launched their Apprentices’ Mental Health Survey to support improvements in the mental health of apprentices across the construction and related industries Joscelyne Shaw, Director of Strategy at Mates Mind, said: “Mates in Mind are striving to …

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Mates in Mind calls on industry leaders to transform mental health

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Mates in Mind believes business leaders are in a good position to address mental health in the workplace, but encourages them to consider that delivering meaningful change to their workforces should be effectively aligned to their business priorities. Mates in Mind were encouraged by the level of engagement driven by …

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Mates in Mind appoints James Rudoni as Managing Director of the charity

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 Steve Hails, Chair of Trustees of Mates in Mind, said: “The Trustees welcome James Rudoni to the charity as Managing Director this month and look forward to working with him and the team. We believe James’s experience and insight will be of great value to Mates in Mind as it …

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