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Prevent use of NDAs for discrimination and harassment cover-ups, say MPs

Non-disclosure agreements should not be used to prevent employees from discussing allegations of discrimination and harassment with other staff, while...

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Why providers need to get more worried about employer ignorance of OH

7 Jun 2019

Many employers remain woefully ignorant about what occupational health can do, its value (versus its cost) and the benefits it...

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CPD: Assessment centre – functional assessments within occupational health

7 Jun 2019

A functional assessment is a key part of any occupational health consultation, yet effective history-taking is something many coming into...

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CPD: a pain in the wrist – supporting work-related upper limb disorder

7 Jun 2019

Work-related upper limb disorders can have a significant impact on the workplace, with women over the age of 45 at...

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How to become an HR business partner

9 May 2019

As the popularity of the HR business partner role continues to grow, are candidates finding their current role working against...

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Occupational health research round-up: May 2019

3 May 2019

Short breaks between nurses’ shifts linked to workplace accidents
Being provided with only a short break, defined as less than...

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CPD: stress and conflict in the workplace – a case study

3 May 2019

It has been well-documented that the cost of work-related is significant, and rising all the time. As Tholakele Sindisiwe Gcumisa...

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Work to live – creating ‘human-centric’ office spaces

3 May 2019

For many businesses, their office is just “there”, a functional place to put their computers, kit and people. But the...

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One year on from GDPR – managing the data ‘snowstorm’ within occupational health

3 May 2019

This month (May) is the first anniversary of the arrival of GDPR, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. Dr...

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Present and correct? Rooting out mental health-based presenteeism in the workplace

3 May 2019

When addressing mental health-based presenteeism, the good news is that there is much employers can be doing to offer practical...

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Gore, nudity and leadership lessons: an HR guide to Game of Thrones

16 Apr 2019

A business psychologist looks behind the gore and Machiavellian manoeuvres of the HBO show's main characters to, not entirely seriously, ponder their leadership qualities

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Outsourcing giant faces protests over payroll upgrade

11 Apr 2019

The outsourcing company ISS faces protests today over changes to its payroll system that will see it withhold the pay...

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Illuminating the links between LED lighting, health and productivity

5 Apr 2019

LED (or light-emitting diode) lighting is transforming how we light our homes, workplaces and urban spaces. There is excitement it...

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CPD: The heat is on – managing thermal comfort and the menopause

5 Apr 2019

Menopausal symptoms can affect all older women and some aged below 45, and can pose challenges for individuals and employers...

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Mobile working – get smart about smartphone health and wellbeing

5 Apr 2019

We may all be increasingly connected to our smartphones, but delivering phone-based health and wellbeing benefits has to be about...

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