Tags: Employee

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has spoken out in favour of the UK’s opt out of the European Union (EU) working time directive. According to Louise Morgan, senior policy adviser in the employer and employee relations team at the CBI, the move means that staff have kept the right to choose their own working…

A new report has been published which aims to provide managers with information and guidance to enable them to reduce workplace stress. Jointly funded by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the Health and Safety Executive and Investors in People, the research is part of a three-year project looking at how management behaviours…

Following reports that the government is planning to extend the right to request flexible working to parents of children aged up to 12, calls have been made for it to go further. According to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the Labour administration should be "bolder" and extend the right to request to…

With this week (April 21st-26th) representing Depression Awareness Week, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has taken the opportunity to highlight the issue of mental ill health at work. According to research conducted by the organisation in 2006, poor mental health is the second largest cause of lost time due to sickness absence…

The revisions to the UK’s sick note system recently suggested by the government have been welcomed by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Employee relations advisor at the organisation Ben Willmott stated that there needs to be alterations in the procedure and that laying emphasis on what individuals could do in instead of focusing…