Wellbeing

Three in 10 union reps report Covid-19 safety inspections

27 Apr 2021

Three in 10 union representatives have had a regulator visit their workplace because of Covid-19 concerns.
A survey of 1,400...

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Two in five employers not addressing presenteeism

27 Apr 2021

Research finds four in five employers report that staff have worked at home while unwell over the past year, but 40% aren’t taking steps to address it.

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Irwin Mitchell staff to choose where they work

27 Apr 2021

Law firm says, depending on their role, staff will be free to choose where and when they work.

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Nearly half to boost healthcare provision as pandemic eases

26 Apr 2021

Nearly half of organisations expect to expand their healthcare benefits – especially telehealth offerings – due to longer NHS waiting...

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OHW+ launch webinar on managing post-pandemic trauma

26 Apr 2021

The past year has been traumatic for many workers, whether we’re talking about the intense emotional pressures NHS workers have...

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Patel urged to delay return to in-person right-to-work checks

23 Apr 2021

Industry bodies criticise the decision by the Home Office to stop digital right-to-work checks from 17 May.

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Return to office will affect staff wellbeing, say managers

23 Apr 2021

Almost two-thirds (62%) of managers believe the return to the office has or will have an impact on employee wellbeing,...

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Foxtons investors rally against chief executive bonus

23 Apr 2021

Almost 40% of investors voted against an almost £1m bonus for the chief executive of Foxtons at its annual general meeting yesterday.

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Holidays abroad: employers’ 15 questions answered

23 Apr 2021

Jo Moseley answers 15 questions that employers are asking in relation to their staff jetting off in 2021.

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Reopening workplaces – vaccinations and testing (webinar)

22 Apr 2021

As we emerge from the latest lockdown, employers have important decisions to make on how to reopen their workplaces safely.

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Flexibility over right-to-work checks ends from 17 May

21 Apr 2021

Employers will have to check applicants’ original Right to Work documents where possible from 17 May, according to updated Home Office guidance.

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Address ‘chronic undersupply’ of NHS staff, PM told

21 Apr 2021

In a letter representing 1.4 million NHS staff, Boris Johnson has been warned that the pressure of working in a...

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How can HR respond if an employee has been trolling someone online?

20 Apr 2021

Employers can be held liable for workers who harass or discriminate against...

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ONS: Homeworkers did longer hours but took fewer sick days in 2020

19 Apr 2021

Homeworkers did more overtime and worked more hours during 2020, according to the Office for National Statistics.

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Furlough changes contributing to payroll errors

19 Apr 2021

Numerous changes to furlough and government support schemes means nine in 10 employers have paid staff incorrectly over the past...

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