Employee Relations

Care for the Three Million Carers

With National Carers’ Day taking place on Friday 24 November, now is a good time for employers to take a closer look at ways in which they can best support employees who are also carers, to help them strike a balance between being productive at work and managing their caring responsibilities. Laura Davis, Managing Director […]

The Workplace Epidemic Uncovered

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The epidemic is bullying. According to Harvard Business Review: “HR professionals say that just one incident can soak up weeks of attention and effort. According to a study conducted by Accountemps and reported in ‘Fortune’, managers and executives at Fortune 1,000 firms spend 13% percent of their work time—the equivalent of seven weeks a year—mending employee relationships and otherwise […]

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Timely safety opportunity for fleets: Drivers want training

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A driver survey by ALD Automotive has found that fleets could be missing out on key opportunities to help ensure the safety of their drivers and other road users. The survey found that 62% of drivers have had no formal driver training. On digging deeper into the subject, ALD found that driver training was highly […]

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Festive assessment game will help you experience a memorable Christmas

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With so much to remember when you’re planning and preparing for Christmas, you may need a little practise to ensure you don’t forget anything. International assessment specialist cut-e has created a free online Christmas game, which tests your ability to retain information and checks whether you’re ready for the festive season. Called the Christmas Decoration […]

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New artwork commemorates the fallen

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A six foot tall backdrop depicting a scene from the Second World War has become the centrepiece of a new display to help commemorate this year’s Armistice Day at a Hanover Housing Association estate in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire. The striking background scene – which has been inspired by images from during The Blitz – has […]

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Pioneering resident service for older people helps improve incomes by £8.2m in last five years

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It was a double celebration at Hanover Housing Association this week as its free financial rights and energy switching service for residents unveiled its latest yearly figures and also cut the cake to mark its 5th year of operation. Launched in the autumn of 2012, the organisation’s Be Wise services have provided practical assistance to […]

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Thurrock residents never forget with new decorative display

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Almost 100 years on since marking the end of the Great War, residents at an Extra Care Housing estate in Stifford Clays, Essex have welcomed a new colourful display to help commemorate Remembrance Day. The display, which has been made for older residents at Hanover Housing Association’s Elizabeth Gardens development, is thanks to the efforts […]

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Three new board members for national housing provider

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Hanover Housing Association is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its Board. Dr Stuart Burgess, Chair of Hanover said: ‘We are pleased to welcome Peter Hay, Nicole Bruce and Mike Green to Hanover’s board. These are notable new additions that reflect a wide experience and we look forward to working with […]

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The role of happiness in the productivity puzzle as majority of UK workers ‘struggle’ and ‘coast’ through their job

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Two thirds of UK workers admit to coasting or struggling in the workplace with just 18% reporting they’re flourishing, finds a survey published today by Barnett Waddingham. Why BWell 2017 questioned UK workers to determine the overall level of wellbeing and happiness in the workplace. The survey found 80% of employees perceive the level of […]

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International Stress Awareness Day – Secondsight calls out to employers to support their staff

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Morag Livingston, head of group risk and wellbeing at Secondsight (www.second-sight.com) “Today is the very first International Stress Awareness Day. So great is the momentum surrounding the awareness of mental health issues, this National day, which has been running since 1998, has this year become an International Awareness Day. “We all suffer some form of […]

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