Scott Rayner, Group Income Protection Proposition Manager at Canada Life, asks whether Group Income Protection is fit-for-purpose in light of the UK’s ageing workforce.
In the light of Mental Health Awareness week, Michelle Chance, Employment lawyer at Bond Dickinson LLP gives some advice on how employers can better support employees with mental health issues in the workplace.
No industry is unaffected by the wave of change made possible by the ever-growing amount of data we are collecting, storing and analyzing. From banking and insurance to healthcare, manufacturing and marketing, data is being used to unlock new possibilities and push back boundaries. Increasingly, businesses will sink or swim according to how they react…
While it is natural for employees to discuss current events at the workplace, how far should the political discussions reach? What are an employer’s obligations to keep the office politics free? Here are four essential things every employer needs to know.
Jean-Christophe Fonfreyde, Head of Reward at Wellcome, outlines the charitable trust’s approach to providing rounded support for staff. Wellcome is a global charitable foundation, politically and financially independent, supporting scientists and researchers looking for ways to improve health across the world. Our mission is to improve health for everyone – and our own 750 employees…
How are diversity and wellbeing connected? Does seperating the two make a wellbeing strategy limiting? Rachel Arkle from Yoke Consultancy points ou the three signs why your diversity programme might be missing the point
In the light of the apprenticeship levy introduction today, HRreview interviewed Claire Berrett, a British Gas qualified engineer and British Gas Apprentice of the Year 2016 on her views on apprenticeships and how her experience helped her to learn new skills. Tell us a little bit about yourself I’m 38 and from Bournemouth, and completed my…
Apprenticeships are fundamentally about combining working, learning, and earning. For young people this is an attractive combination, and this should be the case for employers too. It’s encouraging to see so many businesses already on board with Apprenticeships – understanding their value and impact – but there are still some that are yet to experience their benefits.
In this year’s Budget, Chancellor Phillip Hammond pledged to invest in “game-changing reforms” for technical qualifications, including £500million a year for “Tech-Levels”. Tech-Levels, or T-Levels, are being touted as an alternative to A-Levels. Between now and 2022, 15 new pathways will be developed in 15 sector areas where substantial technical training is required to progress into employment.
The definition of success is different for everyone. For some it’s a lofty title and six-figure salary; for others it’s feeling like they’re making a difference. Others want a fulfilling career alongside the other important things in life: friends, family, and generally having a life outside work.
Esther Smith defines employee engagement as the ‘emotional commitment the employee has to its organisation and its goals’. As engagement manager at UK Power Networks, Esther discusses what contributes to an effective engagement strategy.
Katie Hryschko, from the British Business Bank, discusses how the businesses organisational values promote collaborative working within the company and improve employee engagement.
Heather Morgan, Director of People and Planning at Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity
says small changes can add up to a big difference when engaging employees with a cause on their doorstep.
Active believe that creating an environment where everyone is valued, trusted, rewarded and
empowered can go to great lengths to combatting the ‘transient’ worker. Angela Love discusses whether approaches to employee engagement are already outdated.
Employee engagement is not just about sending an annual survey to your staff. Here Karen Notaro discusses why it is vitally important to expand your horizons when it comes to engagement at work.