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Half of UK employees keep health issues a secret

Half of UK employees keep health issues a secret

New research has shown that almost half of UK employees would not consider talking to their employer if they were experiencing a health issue. This finding, from non-for-profit healthcare provider Benenden Health, has the potential to have a massive impact on...

Bosses urged to support employees experiencing miscarriage

Bosses urged to support employees experiencing miscarriage

The Miscarriage Association is urging employers to commit to supporting their employees that are impacted by miscarriage, saying current legislation does not go far enough. They have subsequently launched a new campaign designed to get businesses and organisations to...

Morrisons slashes sick pay for unvaccinated employees

Morrisons slashes sick pay for unvaccinated employees

Morrisons, the UK’s fourth largest supermarket, is set to cut sick pay for unvaccinated workers who need to self-isolate. The company has justified the decision by saying that the intention is to encourage vaccine uptake, but also to mitigate the “biblical costs” of...

Counselling shown to be UK’s most popular benefit

Counselling shown to be UK’s most popular benefit

New research shows that nine in ten businesses (89 per cent) offer counselling as part of their reward strategy, making it the most popular benefit to provide among UK organisations. In fact, counselling itself has become more popular among UK businesses, with the...

Scotland set to trial a four-day working week

Scotland set to trial a four-day working week

The Scottish Government has announced its intention to reduce working time through trialling a shorter working week.  Stating that it is still in the early stages of design, a spokesperson for the Scottish Government said that this £10 million pilot scheme of a...

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Simon Blake: Tackling employee burnout as working from home continues

Simon Blake: Tackling employee burnout as working from home continues

Coronavirus has touched all our lives and created new worries and concerns for us. Many will have faced financial insecurity, additional caring responsibilities, health worries and an uncertain future for the better part of a year. Now it is clear that ongoing...

Deborah Frost: Prioritising health and financial wellness

Deborah Frost: Prioritising health and financial wellness

“I know how worried people are…what everyone needs to know is we are doing everything we can to keep this country and our people healthy and financially secure”. This was the opening quote from the Chancellor as he delivered his March budget.  A budget that...

Dr Maranda Ridgway: Five tips to support expatriate wellbeing

Dr Maranda Ridgway: Five tips to support expatriate wellbeing

As more organisations extend their reach into the global market there is an increasing requirement for globally mobile professionals. It is becoming more commonplace that international experience is a pre-requisite for progression to senior management positions....

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