Does your organisation need dedicated health and wellbeing roles?

As workplaces expand the scope of their health and wellbeing strategies there has been a rise in roles dedicated to taking care of specific aspects of them, including as fertility officers and mental...

Making the right call on hybrid work

When hybrid working is done wrong, there are consequences: business suffers, and people leave.

Breastfeeding at work recommendations published by WHO

UNICEF and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have issued a joint statement emphasising the need for greater breastfeeding support at work during World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August 2023).

Work is getting more intense, say over half of employees

Over half of workers (55%) feel work is getting more intense and demanding, according to a study from the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

Divorce policies: does your workplace need them?

In January, businesses including Tesco, PwC and Unilever partnered with the Positive Parenting Alliance (PPA) to promote support for colleagues going through divorce. But six months on, is it time for...

Abortion suggested to one in 61 pregnant women by bosses

New research has found one in 61 pregnant women said their boss had suggested they terminate their pregnancy, according to charity Pregnant Then Screwed (PTS).

Could term-time working be a positive solution for both employers and parents?

It is that time of year again when children are eagerly awaiting the long summer break from school and many working parents are faced with the nightmare of both trying to find suitable holiday...

'Reasonable' adjustments just aren't reasonable

Your current approach to responding to reasonable adjustments may be limiting rather than enabling your people.

Get woke to the power of sleep

The relentless rhythm of work and life, where time slips through our fingers like fine sand, can make us forget the importance of a good night's sleep.

Why male fertility needs addressing, too

Infertility affects a significant portion of the population with research showing that approximately one in six couples are struggling to conceive.

People sustainability: the six key pillars to success

There is a lot more to creating a sustainable business than just using recycled paper. In fact, to really work it requires a substantial refocusing on your people, your suppliers and the wider...

Insights

Neurodiversity in the workplace: why office life isn’t for everyone

When chancellor Jeremy Hunt commented earlier this year on the world of work post-Covid, he spoke about a default return to the office in order to encourage water cooler moments, develop team spirit...