Tags: Liberal Democrats

General Election manifesto digest – a breakdown for HR professionals

With the General election only a week away, business, individuals and HR teams alike will be wondering how the next UK Government plans to respond to the changing employment landscape. We’ve pulled together a brief summary of the election’s three front-runners to help you compare policies on all things work-related, from zero-hour contracts to maternity and paternity pay.

Could Liberal Democrat policy improve workplace mental health?

As part of their manifesto for the 2015 General Election, the Liberal Democrats have recognised the inequality in mental health care, acknowledging that mental health conditions will affect one in four people in the UK throughout a lifetime and that the prevalence of such conditions costs the country as much as £100 billion each year.

The IOSH, the Chartered body for health and safety professionals, has released some interesting conclusions about the potential impact of the coalition government on health and safety. The IOSH drew the following conclusions: How do they compare? •At a glance: key policies Neither party believes that there should be more health and safety legislation. The…