Managers need to pick up the mantle of better mental health support, says The Health Insurance Group

The potential impact of mental ill-health is well known, it is estimated to cost the UK economy upwards of £33 million* each year. For many businesses, the responsibility of health and wellbeing sits with HR, for smaller companies it may be the owner or managing director. And all have a pivotal role to play in […]

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Board game set to shake up gamified management training

The current trend for online gamified learning and development for management training could soon be turned on its head by a board game. Business consultancy Thinking Focus has developed What Would You Do?, complete with game board and playing pieces, as a way of building the knowledge and experience of managers and aspiring managers by […]

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LAW is Empire building in Scottish Legal Services

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Law At Work (LAW), the employment law, HR and health & safety specialists based in the Central Belt, has announced the acquisition of leading Aberdeen HR and Employment Law firm, Empire. The combined firm brings LAW’s strong Central Belt client presence together with Empire’s market-leading position in the North-East to become Scotland’s leading consultancy, within […]

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Get GDPR Smart app launched to boost employee compliance

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With the weekly countdown to GDPR now in single figures, a new app has been launched to boost knowledge and compliance throughout UK workforces. Get GDPR Smart is the first app of its kind to be offered by a HR software vendor. Delivered by Cascade HR and powered by game-based training experts E3 Compliance Training, […]

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Head of Wealth Management Appointed Partner at MHA Carpenter Box

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Roy Thompson, Head of MHA Carpenter Box Wealth Management, has been appointed Partner of the Sussex-based chartered accountants, tax and business advisers, MHA Carpenter Box with effect from the beginning of April. The MHA Carpenter Box Wealth Management team has progressed from strength-to-strength over the last 12 months with the headcount increasing from eight to […]

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RedArc runs pilot to support those with diabetes

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RedArc Nurses is running a pilot to help people with type 2 diabetes to manage their condition better. They have teamed up with Mapmydiabetes, a NICE-endorsed online programme designed to support diabetes self-management education. Mapmydiabetes provides the technological support, and RedArc backs this up with the human touch. About the pilot The pilot, combining the […]

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Dorrie Dowling appointed as Head of Product at Coachmatch

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Dorrie Dowling, a former Talent and Development Senior Manager at Lloyds Banking Group, has been appointed as Head of Product at Coachmatch. The appointment into the newly created position will take effect in April. The role will involve harvesting insight from clients, the company’s client directors and the latest thought leadership and industry trends to create […]

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Birmingham jobs event will match right people to the right jobs

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People in Birmingham who are searching for a new office job or change in career are being invited to an event where they could be matched with potential employers. City centre-based recruitment provider Workforce Staffing is holding an open day where dozens of job seekers will get the chance to find out about available roles […]

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GRiD comment on Swiss Re’s Group Watch 2018

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Commenting on Group Watch 2018, Swiss Re’s latest annual report analysing the group risk market, Katharine Moxham, spokesperson for Group Risk Development (GRiD) said: “It’s been another positive year for the group risk industry, showing growth of in force benefits across all three group risk products and nearly 380,000 more people protected against financial loss via […]

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New gamified ability tests are the first to appeal to both recruiters and candidates

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The world’s first ability assessments that are designed to meet the conflicting needs of recruiters and candidates have been launched by assessment specialist cut-e. smartPredict is a suite of validated psychometric assessments that have been enhanced with ‘game-style’ challenges, to make them engaging for candidates. Covering job-related abilities, including logical, spatial and numerical reasoning, they […]

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