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NHS urged to embrace ‘systems leadership’

Katie Jacobs, 21 May 2015

Healthcare charity The King’s Fund is urging the NHS to embrace ‘systems leadership’ as a way of...

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Pixie McKenna: Addressing cancer in the workplace

Pixie McKenna, 13 May 2015

It's estimated there are now more than 700,000 people of working age living with cancer, making it an...

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Building a business case for wellbeing

HR Editorial, 11 May 2015

Having a healthy and high performing workforce is vital to success in an increasingly competitive business...

Focus recruitment locally to attract older workers

Katie Jacobs, 08 May 2015

Employers need to rethink their recruitment and talent management practices to help older people stay...

Tailoring health and wellbeing initiatives very valuable

Jenny Roper, 30 Apr 2015

HR departments should seriously consider tailoring health and wellbeing strategies to the needs of their...

Gratton: Technology has seriously disrupted talent management

Jenny Roper, 29 Apr 2015

Technology has created serious “tension points” in talent management, professor of management practice...

Employees in the North-East most at risk of health problems

Katie Jacobs, 28 Apr 2015

Employees in the north-east of England are most at risk of health problems, with 31% of the workforce...

Standing desk study launched

Jenny Roper, 24 Apr 2015

The longest-running scientific experiment into standing desks to date has been launched by the University...

Four in five ambulance workers consider leaving due to stress

Jenny Roper, 10 Apr 2015

Four in five (82%) ambulance workers have considered leaving their jobs as a result of workplace stress,...

Calm employees make business sense

Michael Acton Smith, 27 Mar 2015

In the past, stress in the workplace has either been ignored or no-one knew how to deal with it. Thankfully,...

Accommodation and food services employees most likely to smoke

Rebecca Gowler, 06 Mar 2015

People working in accommodation and food services are more likely to smoke than employees in any other...

HR must change and challenge – or others will

Alex Swarbrick, 12 Feb 2015

On Radio 4’s Today programme Chris Hobson, chief executive of NHS Providers, defended the thousands...

IPMI is an investment, not a cost

Audrey Rowley, 06 Feb 2015

The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is often misunderstood as irrelevant, or a panacea for all...

Carol Black: Integrate HR and occupational health

Katie Jacobs, 04 Feb 2015

Organisations should work harder to fully integrate their HR, occupational health (OH) and health and...

Line managers and IBD in the workplace

Zofia Bajorek, 03 Feb 2015

By 2030, it is estimated 40% of the working age population will have at least one long-term chronic condition....

Mental health should be "critical aim" for businesses

Peter Crush, 27 Jan 2015

Maximising the mental health of staff should be the “critical aim of businesses,” Stephen Bevan,...

Employee trust is key to overcoming the NHS crisis

Rosalind Searle, 26 Jan 2015

Trust is an important commodity for any organisation, but particularly in the high stakes world of healthcare....

Cooper: Engagement programmes have had no impact on wellbeing

Peter Crush, 26 Jan 2015

Most employee engagement programmes have had no impact on staff health and wellbeing, according to Cary...

Dean Royles: Why I’m doing dry January

Dean Royles, 08 Jan 2015

I really hope I don’t sound like a killjoy. I know many people like a drink now and again, but it’s...

Two-thirds of workers too busy to take breaks

HR Editorial, 07 Jan 2015

Almost two-thirds (64%) of British workers say they are too busy to take the 20-minute break required...

In this issue: May 2015
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Going steady: With the economy improving, can you remember how to lead HR in an upturn?

National treasure: Leading HR in the NHS

Happily ever after: The future of employee engagement

Cream of the crop: The HR Excellence Awards 2015 shortlist

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