Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing: why prevention is the best strategy for success

Poor health can have an impact on a range of issues faced by employees. But there are steps you can take to make things better.

Early bird rates still available for Health and Wellbeing at Work 2024

Registration for the UK’s most established workplace health and wellbeing event is now live and early bird rates are available for a limited time only!

Insights

NHS England encourages employers to adopt its menopause guidance

NHS England has launched new, transferable guidance to help women through menopause at work.

Channel 4 launches fertility support policies for workers

Broadcaster Channel 4 has partnered with fertility testing service Hertility to introduce reproductive health and hormone testing to its employees.

Making unlimited holiday work

Unlimited holiday is a very contentious issue. If you’re on LinkedIn a lot, like I am, you’ll see lots of people extolling unlimited holidays as the best thing since sliced bread, and an equal number...

UK businesses neglecting work-related suicides

Businesses in the UK aren't doing enough to prevent work-related suicides, according to the Hazards Campaign ahead of World Suicide Prevention day on 10 September.

How I got here: Jay Chowdhury, Vattenfall

Jay Chowdhury, HR director, operations at power company Vattenfall shares her tips for a successful career in HR.

Features

Employee asked to wear period sticker shows need for workplace boundaries

A cafe owner in Australia has caused controversy after asking female employees to wear red stickers to show when they are on their period.

How employers can help working parents in a tight labour market

For many, becoming a parent fundamentally alters how people view and what they expect from their workplace.

Abortion support policy introduced by Ladbible

Media company Ladbible has introduced a new abortion policy to staff globally which includes offering up to 10 days paid leave for an abortion procedure.

Pandemic's rise in domestic abuse prompts policy change at RSA Insurance

RSA Insurance has introduced a new policy granting paid leave to employees dealing with issues of domestic abuse.