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Government action on workplace health long overdue

Stephen Bevan , 03 Nov 2014

Despite recent good news about the UK jobs market, we still face a struggle to raise levels of productivity...

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How to support men with cancer in the workplace

Joy Reymond, 27 Oct 2014

Work can be important to many people with cancer because it provides a sense of normality, purpose and...

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Companies under pressure to reduce health benefits costs

Hywel Roberts, 24 Oct 2014

Almost half (49%) of companies are under pressure to reduce short-term costs on employee health benefits,...

Public sector wellbeing budgets being ‘decimated’, says Cooper

Arvind Hickman and Hyo Adams, 23 Oct 2014

Health and wellbeing budgets have been ‘decimated’ throughout the public sector in recent years,...

Cary Cooper: HR must stay focused on NHS wellbeing

Cary Cooper, 22 Oct 2014

Let’s dispel a myth about the recent NHS strikes; the willingness to protest doesn’t contradict the...

Employees to drive 'social purpose agenda', says Cranfield professor

Hywel Roberts, 01 Oct 2014

Companies will come under increased pressure from their employees to demonstrate their social purpose...

How to be an authentic leader

Neil Hope, 12 Sep 2014

In many organisations our values and personality seem to be left at the door. When it comes to leadership,...

Euler Hermes appoints Fiona Hanoman as HRD for northern Europe

Hywel Roberts, 27 Aug 2014

Global credit insurance company Euler Hermes has promoted former head of HR for UK & Ireland Fiona Hanoman...

Think tank calls for 'bankers' oath' to restore public faith

Hywel Roberts, 29 Jul 2014

An oath for bankers should be introduced to raise standards in the sector and improve its public image,...

One in five UK workers has chronic lifestyle-related illness

Hywel Roberts, 21 Jul 2014

Almost one in five (19%) British workers suffers from a chronic illness, including heart disease, diabetes...

Fitness First staff offered 'BioAge' tests

Hywel Roberts, 14 Jul 2014

Employees at Fitness First are to have their biological age tested as part of a campaign to increase...

Five wellbeing lessons Britain can learn from Sweden

Christopher Pederson, 24 Jun 2014

Christopher Pedersen, managing director of Convini Food Solutions, details the top five wellbeing initiatives/benefits...

Wellbeing

Katie Jacobs, 04 Jun 2014

The importance of health and wellbeing benefits for employees

Health insurance

Katie Jacobs, 04 Jun 2014

An overview of who offer their employees private medical insurance

Health & wellbeing guide

HR Editorial, 02 Jun 2014

Companies today undeniably expect so much from their workforce, but none of these goals can be achieved...

Vision

Katie Jacobs, 02 Jun 2014

Eyes might be the window to the soul, but it turns out they are also the window to a host of more unpleasant...

iPhone friendly

Katie Jacobs, 30 May 2014

The growing number of free or practically free mobile apps available means keeping the workforce health-aware...

The Business of Health

Katie Jacobs, 30 May 2014

Duvet days and a home-from-home HQ designed by staff are just two of the ways the leaders of a pharmaceutical...

Link wellbeing with engagement to ease business buy-in, says report

Katie Jacobs, 29 May 2014

HR directors should explicitly link wellbeing with employee engagement in order to drive performance...

Financial concerns affect one in five employees, says Barclays

Hywel Roberts, 19 May 2014

One in five UK workers admit that worries about their personal finances affect their performance at work,...

In this issue: October 2014
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One giant leap: Business, government and education must step up to avoid a skills crisis

 

Icing on the cake: Gregg's talent recipe

 

Behind the story: Rebuilding trust at News UK

 

Beyond appraisals: Fixing performance management

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