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From firefighter to nutritionist: tackling obesity in the fire service

A firefighter for 17 years, Greg Lessons developed an innovative healthy eating programme for London Fire Brigade that lowered BMI...

Remote working: key considerations for junior employees’ development

1 Apr 2020

Employers need to establish clear processes, monitor the quality of work and provide timely feedback if they are to effectively...

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Working from home: How HR can deal with the daily dilemmas

24 Mar 2020

With so many people having to reinvent the way they work because of the coronavirus outbreak, Jo Faragher examines how HR professionals may overcome the many difficulties they are bound to face.

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Access Group buys CoreHR to form Access People

5 Mar 2020

HR software provider Access Group has acquired CoreHR to create Access People, in the latest in a string of HR...

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12 Feb 2020

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Getting your head around cancer – mental health and returning to work post-cancer

7 Feb 2020

Employers needed to be focused on much more than just the physical and workplace adjustments needed for an employee to...

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Why your people want to get healthy… but can’t

7 Feb 2020

As anyone who has ever attempted to stick to a fitness routine or cut out junk food knows, it is...

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MP defends choice to wear off-the-shoulder dress in Parliament

5 Feb 2020

Labour MP Tracy Brabin has defended her choice of attire after she was criticised for wearing an off-the-shoulder dress in...

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Occupational health research round-up: January 2020

3 Jan 2020

Night shifts not linked to pain
Night shift work is not associated with an increased reporting of pain, according to...

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obesity cancer risk

Health conscious – does a fit workforce mean a happy workplace?

3 Jan 2020

The benefits of making healthier lifestyle choices are not exactly rocket science, even if many of us struggle to sustain...

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CPD: And breathe – managing employees with work-exacerbated asthma

3 Jan 2020

In the UK some three-and-a-half million adults of working age suffer from asthma. Through analysis of the intervention to support...

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BAME leadership pipeline flatlining in FTSE 100 firms

4 Dec 2019

Progress on increasing the number of ethnic minority leaders in the UK’s biggest organisations has stalled and there is a...

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Flu jab

Occupational health research round-up: November 2019

1 Nov 2019

Workers don’t feel vulnerable to ‘flu
Workers outside healthcare settings do not feel vulnerable to influenza and have, therefore, low...

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Crisis or opportunity? The search for answers to occupational health’s workforce shortages

1 Nov 2019

The government’s consultation on occupational health was very clear that the fact OH is and has always been a small...

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Not just ‘hot flushes’ – why it’s time employers took the menopause seriously

4 Oct 2019

With up to 80% of menopausal women still of working age, the health risks and sometimes debilitating symptoms that can...

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