Even the smallest gestures can make a significant difference to the wellbeing of staff, says Shantel Irwin of Arthritis Action.
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Staff who need to take time off due to stress or mental health problems should be treated exactly the same as those who take sick leave for a physical health problem, says Emma Mamo, Head of Workplace Wellbeing at MIND.
Employers, including the BBC, the Armed Forces, Vodafone and the Metropolitan Police, will discuss how they have helped victims of domestic abuse in the first UK conference to tackle the issue. Speakers at the conference on 29 November at BBC Broadcasting House will include Lord Hall, Director General, BBC; Cressida Dick, Commissioner of the Metropolitan…
Employee volunteering as important to workforce happiness as benefits or environment.
The Health at Work Summit will be held by Symposium in May 2016.
It’s a fact of life that not everybody can get on with each other. In our personal lives we can simply avoid the people we don’t like – but in the office we may be forced to deal with those we find difficult, which can sometimes lead to conflict.
Maintaining a healthy work environment is fundamental to ensuring a positive trajectory for any organisation.
With workers spending most of their time in the office, it won’t come as much of a surprise that employees are turning to their colleagues for spouse-like support.
The first Monday of February has come to be known as ‘National Sickie Day’ – the day that employees are supposed to be most likely to call in sick. Employment law firm ELAS, which has promoted the notion, maintains that a combination of miserable weather, commuting in the dark, post-Christmas credit card bills and long gap between holidays makes the first Monday of February the day that people are most likely to take some unofficial time off.
Top apprentices and leading employers from around the country gathered at an exclusive ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House last night to recognise the nation’s top apprentices and apprenticeship employers
New research shows that almost one in three UK workers believe that the increasing prominence of remote working and flexible hours is damaging the average office ambience.
The gender pay gap is an on-going battle and a topic of much discussion and debate, with recent research suggesting global leaders believe gender equality in the workplace is an average of 17 years away.
Schools must allow access to apprenticeship providers and colleges and give equal airtime to the non-academic routes pupils can take post-16, under government plans to end the ‘second class’ perception of technical and professional education.
Competitive employment market sees six in ten employers plan changes to benefits and reward proposition
Improving employee retention and engagement are the top priorities for benefits and reward spend in 2016.
With the introduction of the National Living Wage less than three months away, a survey by Jelf Employee Benefits highlights that many employers need to take urgent action to ensure full compliance with this new law.