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Telling a colleague they smell is "hardest workplace conversation"

Becky Frith, 28 Aug 2015

For two-thirds (66%) of British adults 'telling a colleague they smell' is the hardest workplace conversation,...

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Flexible working: the best of the bunch

Katie Jacobs, 27 Aug 2015

Increasing numbers of employees are requesting flexible working. But which organisations have the right...

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Beware the impact of IPT rises on medical insurance

Jenny Roper, 26 Aug 2015

Employers must recognise and prepare for the significant impact November’s insurance premium tax (IPT)...

Five per cent of workers have witnessed physical violence in the workplace

Becky Frith, 20 Aug 2015

One in 20 (5%) workers have witnessed physical violence between colleagues, according to research from...

Workers not using full holiday quota

Becky Frith, 14 Aug 2015

The average full-time worker only takes 22 days of their average 25 days allocated leave, according to...

Dementia a key concern for businesses

Jenny Roper, 23 Jul 2015

Three-quarters (74%) of UK HR professionals agree with recent calls from the Alzheimer’s Society for...

Depression-related EAP calls jump by 40%

Becky Frith, 22 Jul 2015

There has been a sharp increase in the number of employees phoning an employee assistance programme (EAP)...

Technology vs. wellbeing: what the future holds

Peter O’Donnell, 01 Jul 2015

A report commissioned by financial protection specialist Unum has revealed what the future workplace...

Nine lessons from the UK's healthiest workplaces

Peter Crush, 26 Jun 2015

Want to make your health and wellbeing strategy innovative and unique? Here's what some of the most forward-thinking...

How to use wearable technology for health and wellbeing

Rob Gray, 25 Jun 2015

HR is often accused of jumping on the 'fad wagon', but could wearable technology be here to stay? HR...

Military service undervalued by employers

Becky Frith, 25 Jun 2015

Military service is not given the respect it deserves in civilian employment, according to a study by...

Monitoring mental health in the workplace

Nick Martindale, 24 Jun 2015

There is growing interest among businesses in monitoring employees' mental health. But who is responsible...

Organisations not confident in wellbeing policies

Becky Frith, 23 Jun 2015

Only one in five (21%) organisations believe they have the correct wellbeing policy in place, according...

HR Most Influential Thinker to discuss building a business case for wellbeing

HR Editorial, 04 Jun 2015

Director of the Work Foundation’s Centre for Workforce Effectiveness Stephen Bevan will discuss how...

Engagement dips at austerity plan announcements

Jenny Roper, 03 Jun 2015

Austerity policies being announced leads to a drop in employee wellbeing, job satisfaction and engagement...

Three million people unable to work due to back pain

Katie Jacobs, 29 May 2015

Up to three million people are estimated to be on long-term sick leave or unable to work because of back...

Where next for engagement?

Rob Gray, 28 May 2015

As interest in employee engagement appears to wane, some are asking if it's still a relevant consideration...

Tax-efficient ways to get workers fighting fit

Andy Brookes , 26 May 2015

We all know that a healthier workforce is a more productive workforce. As well as generating a greater...

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...

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...

In this issue: August 2015
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Stand and deliver: Fresh austerity measures are on the way – but can public sector HR seize the strategic opportunity?

Eureka moment: HR at engineering firm AMFW

Going for gold: Maintaining the Olympic legacy

On the money: Providing innovative rewards

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