Noel O'Reilly

Noel O'Reilly

About Noel O'Reilly

I am a writer, journalist, novelist, Follow me on Twitter @noeloreilly

The occupational health role in tackling asbestos in schools

27 Mar 2018

Asbestos in schools remains a live issue and occupational health practitioners have a role to play both in schools directly...

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British Business Bank makes off with Award for Excellence in Public Service HR

26 Nov 2017

The HR strategy pursued by British Business Bank particularly impressed the judges at the Personnel Today Awards, but the state-owned...

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BAE Systems lands Award for Managing Change

25 Nov 2017

The defence and aerospace giant was victorious in the field for Managing Change at the Personnel Today Awards 2017. We...

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Great Western Railway pulls in for HR Impact Award

24 Nov 2017

We look at the changes made by Great Western Railway that helped it win the category and at the innovative...

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Hannover Re

Hannover Re takes premium prize in Award for Health and Wellbeing

22 Nov 2017

By detailing the success of its management development schemes designed to improve wellbeing, reinsurance giant Hannover Re won over the...

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Wolverhampton Homes team

Wolverhampton Homes now houses Youth Employment Initiative prize

22 Nov 2017

Each of the entrants for this category recently launched initiatives that have increased youth employee numbers with pre-employment support and...

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Mental health at work review calls for legal changes as thousands lose jobs

26 Oct 2017

A high-level review of mental health at work has found that 300,000 people lose their jobs every year due to...

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Employee wellbeing at John Lewis reflects the partnership culture

24 Oct 2017

John Lewis Partnership has developed an approach to employee wellbeing that reflects the values of its founder and today’s business...

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flexible working for parents

Acas study urges higher take-up of flexible working 

13 Sep 2017

A report published today by Acas calls for more flexible working for parents returning to work after parental leave as...

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New SOM medical malpractice indemnity policy for occupational health practitioners

31 Aug 2017

The Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) is offering a new medical malpractice indemnity policy for nurses who work in occupational...

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Workplace wellbeing strategies linked to HR goals are on the rise

3 Mar 2017

Higher numbers of employers have adopted workplace wellbeing strategies in the past year than in previous years and they are...

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IES conference: the good, the bad and the plain daft in work and wellbeing

2 Jan 2017

The recent annual conference of the Institute for Employment Studies took place just after the health and disability Green Paper...

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“Broken” fit note and fit for work scheme face overhaul

1 Nov 2016

The Government has announced plans to overhaul the GP fit note and statutory sick pay, as well as reform the...

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Cancer is top cause of long-term sickness absence claims, report shows

8 Sep 2016

Cancer accounts for almost one-third of all long-term sickness absence claims paid through income protection in the last year, according...

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Call for right to return to work within a year for people on disability-related sickness absence

29 Jun 2016

A thinktank has called for a right-to-return-to-work period of one year for people on disability-related sickness absence or with long-term...

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