Insecure work left millions vulnerable to Covid, says TUC

People in insecure work were twice as likely to die from Covid during the pandemic, according to new research from the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

Working in a heat wave: health and safety guidance

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has reminded employers to consider the safety of workers during periods of extreme hot weather this summer.

Menopause and menstruation at work guidance launched

A new standard for businesses on menstruation, menstrual health and menopause in the workplace has been published by the UK’s national standards body, The British Standard Institution (BSI).

Three ways to ease career anxiety this Mental Health Awareness Week

Last month hosted Mental Health Awareness week, and this year’s theme was anxiety. Anxiety is experienced in many forms, but one kind often overlooked is career anxiety: worry and self-doubt...

Covid-19 Inquiry must examine “broken” sick pay system, says TUC

The UK’s ongoing Covid-19 Inquiry must examine how inadequate sick pay "sabotaged” the country’s public health effort during the pandemic, according to the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

Suicide prevention charter for employers presented to parliament

Suicide prevention initiative Baton of Hope presented its workplace charter to parliament which advises employers on suicide support.

Protecting the mental health of employees working with vulnerable people

Mental health problems aren’t anyone’s fault, and a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work - so, what happens if your staff are working in an environment where they are exposed to people at their...

Office workers more stressed about appearance than job loss

Almost a third (30%) of UK office workers are experiencing stress over their personal appearance, according to a new survey from business technology firm The Adaptavist Group.

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.


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.