Tags: Balance

Gender balance reporting and EU quotas

At the same time as the government announced that listed companies will have to reveal their staff gender balances from next year, the EU postponed its plans to impose a 40% female quota on listed companies’ boards. The draft Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors’ Report) Regulations 2013 will require listed companies to produce…

Work-Life Balance a Cause of Prime Concern to Businesses According to Recent Survey

A survey was conducted by GRiD to find out what businesses and employers felt was the prime area of concern as far as health related absence was concerned. It was found that Work life Balance was the top most area of concern for 21% of employers. Another 19% of employers categorized stress and mental health…

Increase in employees seeking counselling

A larger percentage of the workforce are accessing Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP) than they were four years ago, Right Management’s annual Clinical Director report reveals. In the last year, 30,000 employees accessed Right Management’s EAP service for help, an increase from 4.36% to 5.37% in percentage use of the services in 2011. Kevin Friery, Clinical…