Tags: Help

One in five stressed UK workers too afraid to ask for help

Over half (61%) of UK employees surveyed found that 2012 was more stressful than 2011, according to recent research from Canada Life Group, and people are worried about the prospects for 2013. Indeed, although the outlook for 2013 is slightly more positive with 30% expecting it to be less stressful than the previous year, it…

‘One-in, Two-out’ rule introduced to help businesses

Earlier this week, Business Minister Michael Fallon announced the latest Government step in its bid to reduce the burden on business by cutting the costs of red tape on business at double the present rate. The new ‘One-in, Two-out’ rule will be imposed from January 2013, and it will mean that every new regulation that…

Practical help at work for disabled employees – Access to Work

If you have an employee who has a disability or long term health condition and you need support, the Government’s Access to Work (AtW) scheme could be the answer. Access to Work (AtW) is a programme run by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and assists people if their health or disability affects the…

8 in 10 British bosses recognise duty to help socially disadvantaged people

The vast majority of business bosses in the UK recognise that they have a responsibility to drive up the workplace inclusion of the country’s most disadvantaged groups, a new report reveals.. However, very few have actually taken significant action to recruit people from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds, says the Responsible Employer report from Working…