Wellbeing

Coronavirus: employers urged to avoid business travel

Employers should postpone or cancel business travel to the region of China that has been hit by an outbreak of...

Sky engineer dismissed for safety issue was discriminated against

23 Jan 2020

A Sky engineer who breached health and safety rules while experiencing a mental health condition was discriminated against and unfairly...

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Boost employees’ financial wellbeing by linking benefits to salary

22 Jan 2020

PROMOTED | Last year, more than a third (36%) of UK employees admitted to having financial worries...

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Two-thirds of MSD-sufferers say work is a contributing factor

20 Jan 2020

More than two-thirds (68%) of people with musculoskeletal issues say their job has been a contributing factor to their condition....

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Businesses focus on emotional and financial wellbeing

16 Jan 2020

Emotional and financial wellbeing programmes are gaining impetus in terms of companies’ strategic focus.

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British Airways and Nesta to headline Employee Benefits Connect 2020

15 Jan 2020

Air travel organisation British Airways and innovation foundation Nesta will deliver the two keynote sessions at Employee Benefits Connect 2020....

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Manufacturers need to use occupational health more proactively, report finds

13 Jan 2020

Manufacturers are investing more in workers’ health and wellbeing than ever, but a more proactive approach – including making better...

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April 2020 statutory maternity, paternity and sick pay rates published

9 Jan 2020

The government has published the proposed statutory rates for maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay, adoption pay and sick...

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Commission calls for evidence on how alcohol harms working lives

8 Jan 2020

Health professionals are being asked to supply evidence on the effects alcohol has on health and any changes needed to...

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One in four would risk health for their job

6 Jan 2020

A quarter of workers would put their own health at risk to ensure a work task is completed, according to...

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More employees will look for new jobs in 2020

6 Jan 2020

More than half of workers could be on the move to a new employer this year – up 8% on...

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Keep it simple to beat the New Year blues

3 Jan 2020

Some of the answers to the New Year blues and SAD reside in an observance of simpler pleasures and not...

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Better coping strategies needed to manage business travel ill-effects

3 Jan 2020

A psychologist has suggested business travellers should develop “coping strategies” after a survey revealed employees' health problems stemming from lengthy periods spent flying or driving.

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Trader diagnosed with depression after excessive working wins tribunal claim

20 Dec 2019

A trader who became ill after working excessive hours in an understaffed department was discriminated against because of his mental...

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Former France Télécom managers jailed following staff suicides

20 Dec 2019

French telecom company Orange and three former senior executives have been found guilty of collective moral harassment in the way...

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