Healthcare

Core benefits need to be extended to all workers

Many employers are not providing employee benefits that support the core needs of their workforce, according to a new survey by consultancy Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing.

Employees with asthma need more support

Employees with uncontrolled asthma earn around £3,000 less per year than the average adult due to limited work opportunities.

This year's remote work experiment has negative impact on third of UK workforce

A third (33%) of UK workers have said that changes to their work routine, including working from home, have had a negative effect on their wellbeing this year.

Take the time to recharge

With web searches for ‘occupational burnout’ surging more than 2,500% since 2015, could HR teams hold the key to combatting busy culture? Or is being ‘totally slammed’ and ‘completely maxed out’ so...

COVID-19 will have long-term impact on employee health benefits

Disruption to healthcare caused by the COVID-19 pandemic will reportedly have an impact on the cost and design of employer-provided health benefits for years to come.

Workers trust robots more than their managers

Workers around the world are beginning to trust robots more than people to support their mental health.

HR urged to prepare for winter slump as workers flag potential burnout

Forty-three per cent of workers have reported feeling at risk of burnout this winter according to a survey from consultancy businesses Kin&Co.

Pandemic has caused career crisis for parents and carers

Many employers may not be giving fair treatment to parents and carers whose work has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new study by Karian and Box and the Global Institute for...

Employee mobility post-lockdown – what do companies need to be aware of?

As many countries have begun relaxing the restrictions imposed due to COVID-19, there’s been an increase in business activity and a tentative opening of borders which has allowed people to enter...

Managing your people effectively in the post-pandemic era

The coronavirus lockdown has forced millions of employees to adapt to socially distanced working arrangements and working remotely - a trend many expect to continue well after the pandemic subsides.

Talking about menopause in the workplace should be the norm

Menopause. A totally natural part of a woman’s ageing process, but a topic that people still feel deeply uncomfortable and embarrassed to talk about – particularly in the workplace. But this should...

Working carers taking paid leave to fulfil responsibilities

Employer’s support of working carers has been brought into question due to carers who also work time admitting they have considered giving up their job entirely to look after their relatives.