Noel O'Reilly

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SABMiller collect the 2016 Personnel Today Overall Winner trophy

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Award for Managing Change

3 Nov 2017

As we continue our round-up of the teams shortlisted for the Personnel Today Awards, we take a look at those...

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Orbis, the joint venture between East Sussex County Council and neighbouring Surrey County Council, won the Award for Excellence in Public Service HR in 2016.

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Award for Excellence in Public Service HR

29 Oct 2017

As pressure intensifies to cut costs while raising quality in the public sector, we look at the teams shortlisted in...

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Paul Farmer:"Every employer in the UK has a responsibility to support employees with mental health problems and promote the mental wellbeing of their entire workforce."

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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John Lewis Partnership

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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The KP Snacks HR team were the winners of 2016 HR Impact Award, seen here collecting the trophy from Vana HR Resourcing's Debbie Flowers

Personnel Today Awards 2017: HR Impact Award

18 Oct 2017

In our continuing series of articles profiling those who have successfully made the shortlist for this year’s Personnel Today Awards,...

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2016 winner Barclays' youth initiatives had a positive impact on local communities,  impressing the judges

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Youth Employment Initiative

22 Sep 2017

In our continuing series of articles profiling those who have successfully made the shortlist for this year’s Personnel Today Awards,...

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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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Virgin Management collect their 2016 Award for Health & Wellbeing

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Award for Health and Wellbeing

1 Sep 2017

As we continue our round up of organisations to have made the shortlists for this year’s Personnel Today Awards, it’s...

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medical malpractice indemnity policy

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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corporate wellbeing

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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Are some complementary therapies used in work and wellbeing programmes  just  “plain daft”, despite their widespread use?

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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Ken Loach and Paul Laverty at the launch of Daniel Blake, a film highlighting the work capability issues and welfare cuts.Nils Jorgensen/REX/Shutterstock

“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 accounts for 31% of  long-term sickness absence  claims paid, with breast  cancer accounting for almost half.

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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disability related absence

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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Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing launches major survey of OH nurses

4 May 2016

The group leading the development of a new Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing (FOHN) has launched a survey of OH...

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