Wellbeing

HSE warns employers to prepare for warmer future

Employers must act now to ensure workplaces are ready for warmer weather in the future, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced.

How HR can retain influence post-pandemic

2022 HR Most Influential survey participants offer their tips for sustaining a valuable impact in leadership

How Mental Health First Aid England became a top employer for women

This year we had the brilliant news that Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England placed in the top 100 UK Best Workplaces for Women 2022 (medium-sized organisations). Here's how we achieved the status....

Demand for fully remote roles spikes

The demand for fully remote roles rose 18% in July this year compared to June.

How should you talk to employees about the cost-of-living crisis?

With soaring energy costs and high inflation making headlines in 2022, employees’ finances have never been so tight, and this is having a direct impact on employee wellbeing. T

Nine in 10 women want better health support at work

A new survey has found the majority of women think there should be more support in their workplace when it comes to female health issues.

Breastfeeding for working parents low on employers' support list

New parents are increasingly getting most of the support they need from employers, but support for breastfeeding is still low on the priority list.

Office workers discouraged from taking leave

Over half of employees (60%) have said their employer actively discourages them from taking time off, according to new research.

Is your hybrid work model working for you?

Many organisations have adopted a hybrid model of working – but how do you measure its success?

As the world of work evolves, HR should too

The basics of people leadership are never going to change. But, the way our employees work and succeed will continue to change, so we need to be adaptable.

Pandemic's rise in domestic abuse prompts policy change at RSA Insurance

RSA Insurance has introduced a new policy granting paid leave to employees dealing with issues of domestic abuse.

Could we really see new laws on temperature in the workplace?

Earlier this week, the GMB workers' union called for a legal limit on how hot it can be in a workplace, as the Met Office issued its red weather warning for extreme heat. 

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