Are your sleepless nights damaging the bottom line – and your team?

Sleep matters. Fact. There are many articles, backed up by tons of solid research, explaining the detrimental effects of short or poor sleep on physical and mental health, emotional wellbeing, and...

Summer Fridays: does your workplace need them?

Summer working hours, where employees leave early on Fridays for up to five months of the year, have been found to have positive impact on productivity and retention at companies including Kellogg's,...

HR's wellbeing needs to become a business priority

Whenever HR magazine posts a piece regarding wellbeing or burnout in the HR profession, it always shoots to the top of our ‘most read’.

Why menopause matters in the workplace

In 2016 we couldn’t find a menopause policy in the land. Today, thankfully, menopause in the workplace is being spoken about more openly, the taboo is well on its way to being broken and employers are...

Insecure work left millions vulnerable to Covid, says TUC

People in insecure work were twice as likely to die from Covid during the pandemic, according to new research from the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

Working in a heat wave: health and safety guidance

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has reminded employers to consider the safety of workers during periods of extreme hot weather this summer.

Menopause and menstruation at work guidance launched

A new standard for businesses on menstruation, menstrual health and menopause in the workplace has been published by the UK’s national standards body, The British Standard Institution (BSI).

Three ways to ease career anxiety this Mental Health Awareness Week

Last month hosted Mental Health Awareness week, and this year’s theme was anxiety. Anxiety is experienced in many forms, but one kind often overlooked is career anxiety: worry and self-doubt...

Covid-19 Inquiry must examine “broken” sick pay system, says TUC

The UK’s ongoing Covid-19 Inquiry must examine how inadequate sick pay "sabotaged” the country’s public health effort during the pandemic, according to the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

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.