Boosting female opportunities takes more than quotas

In the aftermath of April’s gender pay gap reporting deadline, many companies are now looking at how better representation of women can be encouraged in the workplace.

19 June 2018

Only 13% of HR managers lay claim to an ‘effective’ well-being strategy

According to research conducted by HR and payroll software organisation Cascade HR, only 13% of HR and business managers believe their organisation has an effective well-being strategy in place.

19 June 2018

Obese staff should work more flexible hours

A government advisor has recommended that people who are obese should be allowed by their employers to start work later in the day.

05 June 2018

A good rate of return on absence

A comprehensive sickness policy can help businesses assess and support staff – and keep profit margins healthy.

05 June 2018

A clean screen break

Being glued to a screen all day is not just bad for your eyes, but can carry additional health risks too. Here’s how employers can encourage healthy use of display screen equipment (DSE).

04 June 2018

EHRC targets companies late with gender pay reporting

Despite the high profile of the issue, nearly 1,500 employers failed to comply with gender pay reporting obligations, according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).

01 June 2018

Carillion bosses “drove the company off a cliff”

Construction firm Carillion had a “rotten corporate culture”, according to a damning report into the firm’s collapse in January this year.

29 May 2018

Stress absences increase according to well-being survey

55% of UK organisations have seen an increase in the number of reported common mental health conditions over the last 12 months, compared to 41% back in 2016.

29 May 2018

Professional athletes set an example for employees

To cope with the demands of the job, professional athletes have to be both physically and mentally resilient to make it onto the podium.

22 May 2018

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