Physical health

Continued home working risks physical health

Long-term home working poses a threat to employee’s physical health and requires closer HR attention.

HR needs to get curious

In 2018, a study from Egon Zehnder identified that curiosity was the best predictor of strength in seven leadership competencies: results orientation, strategic orientation, collaboration and...

WFH is increasing incidence of employee burnout

Working from home is intensifying work-related stress and aggravating motivation issues for UK workers, according to a new report.

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.

Are wearable technologies simplifying employee wellbeing?

There’s no denying that technology has a vital part to play in ensuring the success of wellbeing strategies, especially in a world where face-to-face interaction is temporarily not an option.

What’s hiding behind the mask?

As we start another year in a pandemic, workplace relationships are under strain and HR teams are dealing with the inevitable conflict issues that arise. For many of those still working physically...

Spotting domestic abuse has become a bigger problem for HR

Remote working and the coronavirus pandemic has made it harder for employers to spot the signs of domestic abuse.

Hot topic part two: Mandatory COVID vaccinations at work

The UK’s roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine began in December 2020. In response London plumbing firm, Pimlico Plumbers, has said it will be introducing a so called ‘no jab, no job’ policy as soon as...

Hot topic part one: Mandatory COVID vaccinations at work

The UK’s roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine began in December 2020. In response London plumbing firm, Pimlico Plumbers, has said it will be introducing a so called ‘no jab, no job’ policy as soon as...

What more can be done to support survivors of domestic abuse in the workplace?

Reports of domestic abuse have surged during the pandemic. With many people now working from home, it’s more important than ever that employers spot warning signs and support survivors. So what...

HR professionals staying relatively safe from COVID-19

The UK's HR profession has suffered a comparatively small number of COVID-related deaths, new data has found.

HR struggling to enforce lockdown rules

Monitoring staff’s adherence to lockdown rules outside the office is proving difficult for HR.