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Occupational health research round-up: May 2018

Hand hygiene and asthma control
A study of US nurses has discovered a link between the frequency of hand and...

How employers need to embrace flexible working to retain talent

1 May 2018

With the UK on the brink of a skills shortage, employers need to embrace flexible working to retain talented staff...

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Working mothers increase by almost 50% over 40 years

30 Apr 2018

The proportion of working-age mothers in paid work increased by almost 50% over four decades, according to the Institute of...

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How to prevent wellbeing from becoming a box-ticking exercise

26 Apr 2018

Employee wellbeing benefits don’t require large budgets – listening to what employees want and getting regular feedback on existing benefits...

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How technology can transform employee healthcare

25 Apr 2018

Healthcare is moving from reactive to preventative as new technology allows for speedier diagnoses than ever before. This is good...

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Majority of employers don’t offer financial support to staff

19 Apr 2018

More than two-thirds (67%) of organisations do not offer any form of financial support to their staff, according to a...

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Government launches consultation into parental bereavement leave and pay

29 Mar 2018

The Government has announced a consultation into parental bereavement leave and pay.

Bereavement leave
Bereavement leave survey 2018
Compassionate leave...

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Hacking of “vulnerable” wearables and health devices could be fatal, warns report

21 Mar 2018

Health technology such as pacemakers and wearable health monitors linked to the internet could be vulnerable to cyber attacks, which...

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Employer childcare voucher schemes get six-month reprieve

14 Mar 2018

Plans to scrap employer childcare voucher schemes have been delayed by six months after the Democratic Unionist Party intervened.
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Let’s get physical: Why engaging employees means more than an email

6 Mar 2018

PROMOTED | Engaging everyone in your organisation in your benefits offering is easy, surely? You send out a carefully crafted email to everyone explaining their entitlements and showing how much you care as an employer

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Three common misconceptions about sick pay

21 Feb 2018

With recent figures showing that many employees have little idea of their sick pay entitlements, Leon Deakin from Coffin Mew...

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Employers need new approaches to boosting productivity

16 Feb 2018

Employers and policy makers should consider new approaches to addressing low pay, the gender pay gap and rewards, which would...

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Why the right benefits can help in the new war for talent

13 Feb 2018

Employee experience has become a watchword for employers looking to recruit and retain the best staff and avoid high turnover....

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Most employers offer paid bereavement leave, finds XpertHR

7 Feb 2018

The majority of employers provide paid bereavement leave for employees who lose a loved one, family member or dependant, despite...

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Top 10 HR questions January 2018: TUPE consultations

2 Feb 2018

Employees transferring to a new employer in a TUPE situation have the right to be consulted, but the rules on...

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