Wellbeing

Majority of HR leaders will encourage employees to get coronavirus vaccine

Sixty per cent of HR leaders have said they will encourage employees to get vaccinated against coronavirus, but will not make it mandatory.

Employees in need of mental wellbeing support over Christmas

HR needs to be wary that the Christmas period can lead to employee loneliness and must offer effective mental wellbeing support, says medical care provider RedArc.

12 months of 2020: July

In a year that has catapulted people professionals to the top of every agenda, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2020.

The importance of daily rituals when working from home

Rolling lockdowns and the ongoing pandemic fill many of us with dread, anxiety, fear, worry and beyond. I am often asked by clients for advice on how best to prepare and manage this at an...

Jacobs launches mental health check-in tool to boost employee engagement

Engineering firm Jacobs has launched a free mental health check-in tool One Million Lives to help employees and the wider community better understand their mental health.

Women’s work/life balance progress has been stalled due to coronavirus

COVID-19 and national lockdowns have stalled progress for working women as they have had to adapt their working lives more than men.

12 months of 2020: March

In a year that has catapulted people professionals to the top of every agenda, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2020.

This year's remote work experiment has negative impact on third of UK workforce

A third (33%) of UK workers have said that changes to their work routine, including working from home, have had a negative effect on their wellbeing this year.

Take the time to recharge

With web searches for ‘occupational burnout’ surging more than 2,500% since 2015, could HR teams hold the key to combatting busy culture? Or is being ‘totally slammed’ and ‘completely maxed out’ so...

Technology offers an answer to solving the mental health pandemic

Too often during the COVID-19 pandemic we have seen inadequate, reactive approaches to increasingly prevalent mental health issues, particularly from businesses that in times of uncertainty perhaps...

Business leaders self-medicating with drugs and alcohol to cope with mental health problems

UK business leaders are self-medicating with drugs and alcohol to cope with mental health symptoms during the pandemic.

How can HR teams support their employees’ health during the winter lockdown?

With the long nights drawing in, flu season taking hold and a tiered lockdown system in place, it is more important than ever for HR departments to take additional steps to make sure that they can...

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