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Steps to take to avoid discriminating against cancer

10 Dec 2013

Cancer sufferers get special treatment under the Equality Act 2010. Jackie Cuneen explains.Many of us have been personally affected by...

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Adapting occupational health for an ageing workforce

9 Dec 2013

An ageing workforce brings a need for OH professionals to change some of their staff management techniques. Nic Paton finds...

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Reaching the right staff with workplace health promotions

6 Dec 2013

Why do some workplace wellness programmes work while others do not? Dr Bridget Juniper analyses a survey that reveals some...

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Supporting the wellbeing of an ageing workforce

6 Dec 2013

What needs to be done to ensure a smooth transition to managing an older workforce? Dr Sheena Johnson makes some...

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The problem with presenteeism

5 Dec 2013

Defining presenteeism is just the first problem in analysing its effects on workers. Dr Nerys Williams considers various opinions and...

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How Arla Foods has cut absences with an early referral system

4 Dec 2013

Early physiotherapy treatment for musculoskeletal injuries has cut absence rates at Arla Foods. Mark Fletcher reports.Medical evidence shows that early...

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Sharing best practice with a new occupational health group

2 Dec 2013

A new group is bringing OH workers together with the aim of furthering their knowledge of workplace health. Stephen Haynes...

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Preventing suicide with a new risk assessment tool

8 Nov 2013

Sussex Community NHS Trust has been trialling a suicide risk assessment tool. Andrea Richardson and Nessie Shia describe the system...

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Changing behaviour with neuro-linguistic programming

6 Nov 2013

Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is used by coaches to improve communication and change behaviours. London South Bank University’s Anne Harriss explains...

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Government unveils new TUPE Regulations

4 Nov 2013

The Government has published draft legislation that will make changes to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (TUPE) Regulations...

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Labour to offer tax break to ‘living wage’ employers

4 Nov 2013

Ed Miliband will offer employers a 12-month tax break if they agree to pay workers the so-called “living wage”.
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What will the next 20 years bring for occupational health?

4 Nov 2013

A report published in June on the role of OH over the next 20 years is already stimulating comment from...

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From argument to engagement: the role and benefits of mediation

28 Oct 2013

Employees, employers and the Government are increasingly looking to resolve workplace disputes early, avoiding the need for formal or legal...

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A minute with… Chris Howarth, director of professional recruitment, Specsavers

22 Oct 2013

We talk to Chris Howarth about the challenge that Specsavers faces in recruiting its professionals across the world. The optician...

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Is absence getting your back up? on-demand webinar

15 Oct 2013

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After a period where absence levels have been declining, this Personnel Today webinar will...

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