How HR can tackle management overwhelm

Managing people is hard, and our new YouGov survey has revealed that it’s getting harder. A shocking 73% of managers are not currently getting the support they need. 

Return to office policies must work for neurodivergent staff

There are a range of ways for HR leaders to help make return to office policies work better for neurodivergent people.

HR tops list of stress-smoker professions

HR professionals are the most likely of all working smokers to smoke because they are stressed, rather than addiction or any other reason, according to new research.

How HR can navigate political polarisation in the workplace

Navigating politics in the workplace is both a delicate and complex task for employers, people leaders and employees.

Gambling problems lack workplace support

Less than one in 10 (9%) workplaces have support policies for gambling issues, research by gambling charity GamCare has shown.

Productivity drives increased wellbeing support, employers say

Employers cited increased productivity as the main reason for their wellbeing strategy, research published yesterday (4 June) by the law firm Winckworth Sherwood has revealed.

Braced to face the banking bullies: exclusive interview

By failing to prioritise staff wellbeing, companies are literally getting away with murder, says the former global head of recruiting for Goldman Sachs, Ian Dodd, who is preparing to sue the...

Mental health first aiders must be comprehensively supported

Are leaders really clear on what the role of a mental health first aider (MHFA) is, and what they can and can’t do?

Working parents concerned over children’s mental health

Nearly half (46%) of working parents reported that they were concerned about their children’s mental health while 29% named it a top concern, a report by Deloitte has found.

How to tackle the cost of working crisis

Employers want the UK government to prioritise financial support for new workers, according to a survey conducted in March by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) in collaboration with...

Mental health days: do they work?

Employees of the Chinese supermarket chain Pang Dong Lai have been offered up to 10 days of “unhappiness leave”, The Guardian reported. Should UK businesses offer a similar benefit?