Tags: Employee well-being

Top Employers Back Initiative On Domestic Abuse

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…

Dr Mark Winwood: Some employees will lie when they’re sick – but it’s not all dishonest

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.