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Animal magic – the attraction of ‘canine colleagues’ in the workplace

1 Mar 2019

Three years ago, food manufacturer Nestlé UK adopted a pets-at-work strategy. Allowing dogs to come to work with their owners...

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The ‘ticking time-bomb’ of chronic illness

1 Mar 2019

Many employers and workplaces are simply not set up to accommodate the realities of employees having progressive, chronic, terminal or...

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Balancing act to integrate work and life

1 Mar 2019

In our connected, “always on” age it is increasingly difficult to separate work and personal life, to create genuine work-life...

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What is the maximum workplace temperature? City workers head outside to enjoy the sunshine. Photo: REX

Summer daze – the health and wellbeing challenge of long, hot summers

1 Mar 2019

Last year’s sweltering summer weather may feel like a distant memory right now. But, with global warming meaning hot summers...

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Supporting employees who are exposed to traumatic birth

1 Mar 2019

Thousands of women will go through a frightening or traumatic birth, the effects of which will continue to impact on...

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Get ready to UNLEASH your HR tech knowledge

15 Feb 2019

It’s only a matter of weeks now until the fifth annual UNLEASH Conference and exhibition in London.
The event takes...

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Leading from the top – why boardroom buy-in is a must for effective wellbeing programmes

1 Feb 2019

Employers are increasingly recognising the value of implementing proactive wellbeing programmes. But if you are really serious about success, there...

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‘We are differently abled, not necessarily disabled’

1 Feb 2019

Angus Baskerville was diagnosed with Asperger’s and ADHD at the age of 15. He told the audience at last year’s...

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Small adjustments in the workplace can help employees with autism.

Making the invisible visible – supporting neurodiversity in the workplace

1 Feb 2019

Neurodiversity in the workplace – workers with autism, Asperger’s, dyslexia and other “invisible” neurological disabilities – was the subject of...

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CPD: Minimising exposure to hand-arm vibration

1 Feb 2019

Effective health surveillance and risk assessment and management are key to preventing and mitigating hand-arm vibration. But occupational health also...

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RAD Awards 2019 winners: Pink Squid take Work of the Year for Capgemini campaign

31 Jan 2019

Recruitment advertising agency Pink Squid won Work of the Year tonight at the RAD Awards 2019 for its “Active Inclusion”...

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What to look for in an organisation when job-hunting in HR

21 Jan 2019

The world is your oyster when it comes to looking for HR roles. From the law to finance, healthcare and...

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Top tips on how to get a promotion in HR

16 Jan 2019

“I am a firm advocate of HR as a disruptive movement. We are not there as the personnel department of...

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Understanding the links between health and organisational productivity

4 Jan 2019

Encouraging better health is not just good for individual employees, it also makes them – and their organisations – more...

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Future working, future risks – why we need a debate around AI, new tech and health and safety

4 Jan 2019

Technology is transforming both our work and leisure lives, bringing opportunities but also risks, predominantly around precarious working, “always on”...

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