Financial wellbeing

Acas chief: Why kindness is key at times like these

Acas chief executive Susan Clews outlines some of the key points from its new mental health guidance and highlights some...

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Creating a different kind of workplace

18 May 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week encourages employers to focus on 'kindness' at a time when workers throughout the world are beset by feelings of uncertainty.

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Coronavirus: will it be occupational health rather than the NHS that is overwhelmed post-lockdown?

4 May 2020

As thoughts turn to how the UK can gradually reopen for business post-lockdown, it is becoming all too clear that...

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Financial wellbeing: why the time to act is now (webinar)

29 Apr 2020

ON-DEMAND | Why financial wellbeing is more important than ever and how businesses can create a living and breathing financial wellbeing strategy...

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Coronavirus: Watchdog warns against DB to DC pension transfers

29 Apr 2020

Savers looking to move from a defined benefit (DB) to a defined contribution (DC) pension during the Covid-19 crisis are...

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Maximise use of health and wellbeing benefits available at home, employers urged

22 Apr 2020

Organisations have been urged not to overlook the health and wellbeing benefits available for employees at home, with many providers...

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Just 1% ‘never’ experience work-related stress, finds survey

7 Apr 2020

Just 1% of employees claim never to experience work-related stress, a survey conducted for Stress Awareness Month this month (April)...

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Spain may launch permanent universal basic income

6 Apr 2020

New income system will continue after the coronavirus crisis in the country abates, signals deputy prime minister.

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Coronavirus: workers worried about future and ‘overwhelmed’ by the news

2 Apr 2020

Almost half (47%) of UK adults say their mental health has been affected by the coronavirus outbreak – especially those...

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Mental health: why employees don’t ask for help (webinar)

30 Mar 2020

ON -DEMAND | | As coronavirus has an unprecedented impact on people's lives, employees' mental health is in the spotlight. But admitting...

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Self isolation

What you need to know about furlough

27 Mar 2020

Employment lawyer Helen Farr explores the ins and outs of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

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Government urged to take equity stake in airlines to protect jobs

23 Mar 2020

EasyJet's £174m dividend payout attracts criticism while negotiations aimed at rescuing the coronavirus-hit aviation sector continue.

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Chancellor announces grants to cover 80% of wages

20 Mar 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak claims his economic plan in response to the coronavirus outbreak is one of the most comprehensive in the world.

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Coronavirus: Workday staff to receive financial support

17 Mar 2020

HR technology firm Workday is to make a one-off payment to staff to help prevent financial hardship during the coronavirus...

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Budget 2020: Coronavirus help ‘not enough’ to avoid hardship

11 Mar 2020

Measures announced in the Budget today will make it easier for workers’ to self-isolate if they suspect they have the...

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