HR must break the IVF taboo

Many employees worry that disclosing their fertility journey to their employers will negatively affect their careers, according to founder of The IVF Network Charlotte Gentry.

Anxiety is too often misunderstood

Anxiety is the most common mental health condition globally but unfortunately it is often misunderstood.

HR magazine partners with Menopause Friendly Employer Awards

HR magazine is proud to reinforce its commitment to employee wellbeing by partnering with the Menopause Friendly Employer Awards.

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How should HR support employees with postpartum depression? 

According to the World Health Organisation, almost one in five women will experience a mental health condition during pregnancy or in the year after the birth of their children.  

Managers should be trained on people skills to avoid harming employee mental health, CIPD says

The CIPD has called for managers to be trained on people skills following research which found poor managers have a negative effect on employee mental health. 

Retained EU Law Bill threatens workplace safety, unions say

Unions, employers and occupational health and safety bodies have written to the UK government to raise concerns that the Retained EU Law Bill will scrap key workplace safety protections.

Case study: Addleshaw Goddard coaches counsel in self-care

How the law firm teaches staff resilience to cope with mounting pressures. Beau Jackson reports

Chronic illness leaving employees £1,400 out of pocket

Having a new chronic physical illness cuts the average person’s annual earning by £1,400 according to a new report from thinktank, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). 

Brewdog introduces mental health and neurodiversity policies

Karen Bates, chief people officer of Brewdog, told HR magazine its new mental health and neurodiversity policies have created a safe space for staff.

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for menopausal women?

Menopause…I know. It’s been done to death. For those women suffering, it hasn't even started.

Wellbeing and sustainability challenges need to be tackled together

The interlink between climate change, people’s health and the health of the planet are increasingly being recognised, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) commenting that climate change is the...

Autism employment review launched by government

A new review designed to boost the employment prospects of autistic people was announced by the government on Sunday (2 March).