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News from PersonnelToday

Bullying at work

More than two-thirds of UK staff have been bullied at work, according to a
survey of 1,500 employees. The research by recruitment website Monster.co.uk
found that 44 per cent of people had experienced bullying in the workplace.

Personnel Today, 23 March

Sicknote consensus

Almost three-quarters of HR professionals believe that transferring
responsibility for sicknote certification from GPs to employers will be
impractical. Forty-five per cent of those surveyed by consultants Croner said
they believed responsibility should stay with GPs, despite pilot schemes
scheduled later this year, which will transfer responsibility to company health
professionals.

Personnel Today, 24 February

Healthy working

The Employers’ Organisation for Local Government has launched new guidelines
to encourage local authorities to incorporate health and safety issues into
day-to-day management and decision-making processes. Advice on health and
safety has been included in the national handbook of current agreements for
local government services – known as the Green Book – for the first time.

Personnel Today, 24 February

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