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.  

Managers should be trained on people skills to avoid harming employee mental health, CIPD says

The CIPD has called for managers to be trained on people skills following research which found poor managers have a negative effect on employee mental health. 

Retained EU Law Bill threatens workplace safety, unions say

Unions, employers and occupational health and safety bodies have written to the UK government to raise concerns that the Retained EU Law Bill will scrap key workplace safety protections.

Case study: Addleshaw Goddard coaches counsel in self-care

How the law firm teaches staff resilience to cope with mounting pressures. Beau Jackson reports

Chronic illness leaving employees £1,400 out of pocket

Having a new chronic physical illness cuts the average person’s annual earning by £1,400 according to a new report from thinktank, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). 

Brewdog introduces mental health and neurodiversity policies

Karen Bates, chief people officer of Brewdog, told HR magazine its new mental health and neurodiversity policies have created a safe space for staff.