Wellbeing

Government pressed to consider coronavirus’ long-term impact on employee health

More research into the coronavirus pandemic’s long-term impact on employees' health and career development is needed, according to The Employment Lawyers Association (ELA).

Low-income Manchester workers may not be able to live on reduced income

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has hit out at the government's proposed support package for the region and expressed concerns for workers in low-income jobs as the furlough scheme winds down...

News

Tiered UK lockdowns - what HR needs to know

As the UK adjusts to varied COVID-19 restrictions being put in place, what issues does HR face?

Can we escape the single parent trap?

It’s sometimes said that being a single mother may be twice the work and twice the stress, but it’s also twice the love. The economic and somewhat less saccharine version of that might be that it is...

Employee wellbeing to shape future workplaces

Employee wellbeing and empowerment will be priorities in the future workplace, according to a new report.

Remote working leading to 'hidden fractures' in the workforce

'Hidden fractures' caused by working from home are forming in the workforce and risk causing irreparable damage to cultures and productivity, according to new research from digital culture platform...

Prioritising staff wellbeing key to retaining talent

Putting staff wellbeing first is central to retaining and attracting employees as businesses emerge from disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from Gallagher.

Three-tier coronavirus system needs to be united with government intervention

?Yesterday the UK government confirmed its three-tier lockdown rule to protect the public from coronavirus.

How businesses are helping people back into work – part 1

As HR teams prepare for the long months ahead – facing redundancies, blended working, end of furlough and a turbulent job market – we highlight some of the brilliant initiatives helping employees get...

Features

Let’s use World Mental Health Day to start some great new habits

World Mental Health Day is more important than ever as we face into our first UK winter disrupted by COVID-19.

Workers trust robots more than their managers

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

A clear mind in turbulent times: profile James Glover, HRD Mind

?Most people are familiar with the work of the charity Mind and its aim to improve the mental wellbeing of the nation. From practical advice and counselling services to membership networks and...

Wellbeing