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Occupational health research round-up: December 2014

22 Nov 2014

This month’s look at recent occupational health research papers covers: stress; “sharps” injuries; the risks of working with asbestos; and...

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Gender pay gap: Women’s pay slowly catching up

21 Nov 2014

The gender pay gap is closing, but earnings growth has yet to catch up with inflation, the latest wage data...

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Personnel Today Awards 2014 winners: Tesco leads the way for L&D at larger employers

Personnel Today Awards 2014 winners: Tesco leads the way for L&D at larger employers

21 Nov 2014

Tesco walked away with the 2014 Personnel Today Award for Excellence in Learning and Development (L&D), for organisations with more...

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Government retreat on bankers’ bonus cap challenge. REX/Tolga Akmen/LNP

Government retreat on bankers’ bonus cap challenge

21 Nov 2014

Chancellor George Osborne has conceded defeat in the UK’s efforts to overturn the EU cap on bankers’ bonuses, following a...

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confidentiality of medical records

Ask OH: confidentiality of medical records and following the advice on an employee’s fit note

21 Nov 2014

This regular column is aimed at occupational health (OH) nurses working in isolation and those new to the profession. This...

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employee-health

NHS boss backs tax breaks for employers spending on employee health

21 Nov 2014

There would be “merit” in offering employers incentives in return for them providing approved workplace health programmes for their employees,...

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Personnel Today Awards 2014 photos

Personnel Today Awards 2014: the photos

20 Nov 2014

View hundreds of Personnel Today Awards 2014 photos including snaps of guests arriving, winners’ official photos and late-night dancing…

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Occupational medicine faces recruitment crisis

20 Nov 2014

Occupational medicine is facing an imminent recruitment and retirement crisis, a survey by the General Medical Council (GMC) has suggested....

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Line managers and HR departments should maintain open and meaningful communication with staff.

Four ways to support men with cancer in the workplace

20 Nov 2014

Joy Reymond looks at potential ways that the physical, mental and emotional changes of male employees with cancer can be...

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absence-rebranded

National sickness absence service rebranded as “Fit for Work”

20 Nov 2014

The Government’s Health and Work Service is to be rebranded as “Fit for Work” when it launches, the Department for...

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Shared-parental-leave

Government estimates of shared parental leave take-up too low

20 Nov 2014

Almost two-thirds of men and women would be interested in taking up new rights to shared parental leave – a...

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Occupational health nurses vote on joining forces with OH technicians

19 Nov 2014

The Association of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners has tested the water to see what support there would be in the...

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Form ET1

Early conciliation: employee’s failure to comply did not prevent claim going ahead

19 Nov 2014

In a case report from Blake Morgan, an employment tribunal found that an initial failure to follow the Acas early...

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Rob Brydon hosts the 2014 Personnel Today Awards

McDonald’s voted Overall Winner at 2014 Personnel Today Awards

18 Nov 2014

McDonald’s Restaurants came out top at the 2014 Personnel Today Awards, named as overall winner for implementing an innovative new...

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outplacement

Five ways to get outplacement right for employees

18 Nov 2014

After years of economic downturn, redundancy has become part of our business tapestry. Emily Crispin, client manager at the career...

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