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Portrayal of PTSD may damage veterans’ job prospects

A government minister has blamed film and TV producers for promoting images of former armed forces personnel that may encourage...

The Enfield council team receives their prize from Sue Perkins at the Personnel Today Awards 2017.

Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Innovation in Recruitment

2 Nov 2018

Attracting exceptional candidates today requires not only imagination and an ability to think counter-intuitively but a deep knowledge of the...

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All military roles now open to women

26 Oct 2018

Women will be able to apply for any role in the military, including the SAS, the defence secretary Gavin Williamson...

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Public sector workers could face variable pay rises

23 Oct 2018

Public sector workers could have wage increases based on their performance or where in the country they work, the chancellor...

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Businesses gunning for cyber skills should consider ex-forces personnel

21 Sep 2018

Recent research highlights how much companies could gain in fields such as cyber security from recruiting ex-armed services staff, writes...

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Prison officers call off protest action after withdrawal of court threat

14 Sep 2018

An estimated 5,000 prison staff had assembled at facilities to protest against the rise of violence experienced by staff working with inmates

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Army recruitment disproportionately targets poor people

10 Sep 2018

The British army has been criticised for explicitly targeting young people from poor, working class backgrounds in its latest recruitment...

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Trauma response – OH’s role is supporting PTSD

7 Sep 2018

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a term that gets bandied around a lot, explains Christine Husbands. But what does it mean...

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Rory Stewart

Minister proposes military-style college for prison governors

17 Aug 2018

Prisons minister Rory Stewart has called for military involvement in improving the leadership and management skills of prison governors, a...

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Occupational health research round-up: August 2018

3 Aug 2018

Fit notes “not implemented as intended”
The “fit note” was introduced in 2010 and was designed to radically change the...

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Businesses missing out on potential of ex-military personnel

19 Jul 2018

Employers are missing out on talented and highly-qualified staff due to a lack of understanding of how the skills of...

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Military in Scotland to receive back pay following tax hike

19 Jul 2018

Around 8,000 military personnel in Scotland are to receive back pay to compensate for changes that saw them pay more...

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Which were the sectors with the smallest gender pay gap?

11 Apr 2018

Construction and the finance industries have been revealed as having the widest gender pay gaps, but the identity of some...

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Mental health in the workplace conference focuses on problems and solutions

5 Apr 2018

A recent conference brought together experts on mental health in the workplace to look at the growing evidence base on...

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Army recruitment adverts look to address wellbeing concerns

10 Jan 2018

The Army has launched a recruitment advertising campaign that highlights the emotional and physical support it offers troops.
Its new...

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