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Boohoo to investigate ‘unsafe’ conditions at Leicester factory

Low-cost fashion retailer Boohoo has promised to investigate workers’ pay and conditions at a Leicester factory.

One-fifth do not train line managers in health and safety

7 Jul 2020

One in five organisations do not train their managers in health and safety, despite the view that they are often...

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Seven engagement survey myths and how to bust them

3 Jul 2020

Monitoring employee sentiment will be vital in helping organisations chart their recovery from the coronavirus crisis, but this needs to...

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Occupational health practitioners: look after yourselves, as well as the workforce

3 Jul 2020

With workload and pressures spiralling for occupational health both inside and outside the NHS, Neil Loach argues it is vital...

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Occupational Health & Wellbeing research round-up: July 2020

3 Jul 2020

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Almost 40% of paediatric healthcare workers in Wuhan experienced sleep disturbance during the Covid-19 pandemic...

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OH&W Awards – ‘If directors buy into the strategy, you are going to have a much better success rate’

3 Jul 2020

Winner of the ‘Best wellbeing initiative’ in last year’s Occupational Health & Wellbeing Awards, Office Athletes has forged a close...

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Talking toolkits: unpicking Covid-19 return-to-work advice for occupational health

3 Jul 2020

With the UK now gradually reopening for business, organisations across the workplace health spectrum have been developing toolkits and resources...

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HR in a pandemic: How three companies dealt with a surge in demand

2 Jul 2020

For organisations up and down the country, Covid-19 has put considerable strain on HR. Many in the profession are facing...

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Last-minute holiday requests likely during heatwave

23 Jun 2020

HR teams may find themselves experiencing an influx of last-minute requests for annual leave this week, with temperatures set to...

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Talking about my generations – why mental health support needs to be for all ages

5 Jun 2020

With workplaces becoming increasingly multi-generational, it is important employers recognise that managing mental ill health requires strategies and interventions tailored...

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Make UK launches new Covid 19 HR & Legal Support Programme to protect businesses and safeguard jobs

3 Jun 2020

PROMOTED | Make UK has developed a new online suite of services to help manufacturers with the challenges of preparing...

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Frontline operational staff struggle to raise concerns

13 May 2020

People who work in frontline operational roles, such as those in construction and manufacturing, are less likely to have access...

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Occupational Health & Wellbeing Awards 2020: Terms and conditions

1 May 2020

The awards are open to any company, agency, team or individual operating in the occupational health profession or wellbeing field...

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Miriam Margolyes praises occupational health for coronavirus work

24 Apr 2020

Actor issues a heartfelt 'thank you' to occupational health workers for their dedication and professionalism.

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From firefighter to nutritionist: tackling obesity in the fire service

3 Apr 2020

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

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