Wellbeing

From absence to attendance

13 Jul 2004

Sickness absence is no longer a medical issue for employers, it is a strategic one.

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Doctor, doctor

1 Jul 2004

Tesco is running trials to see how it can improve its unplanned absences. In the trials, which involve voluntary participation, the retailer is not paying for the first three days of a staff member's sickness. Here's what other HR professionals had to say on the subject.

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When is enough, enough?

15 Jun 2004

With customers becoming more abusive towards front-line staff, organisations need to know where to draw the line between what employees should and should not have to put up with.

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How to manage older workers

15 Jun 2004

The HR team at South West Trains, led by Personnel Today's guest editor Beverley Shears, discusses the issues surrounding age and retirement at a special roundtable event.

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HR treads a hazardous path

8 Jun 2004

The quango responsible for health and safety has to have different preoccupations in today's workplace

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More specialists needed to tackle public health problems

7 Jun 2004

The
number of specialist doctors in the public health workforce needed to tackle
major public health problems will have to...

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Equal triangle?

1 Jun 2004

Employers need to make small but significant changes to internal processes surrounding discipline, illness and annual leave for temporary workers....

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Life’s a drag

1 May 2004

To avoid disaster striking, ensure you have a clear policy on smoking breaks and that employees are aware of the consequences if they are not adhered to.

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Foreign postings

1 May 2004

With
more and more multinational companies sending employees abroad to work,
employers need to ensure staff are kept safe and...

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Driving health and safety

6 Apr 2004

HR must be on top of the health and safety issues that affect company car drivers.

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Taking the fight to the bullies

6 Apr 2004

An initiative from the DTI and the Amicus union aims to help organisations take more proactive approach to dealing with...

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Sky high

1 Apr 2004

Introducing a drug and alcohol abuse policy will not be straightforward as employees are wary of their justification, but it...

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Time of change for Westminster

9 Mar 2004

Jonathan Evans,HR director at Westminster City Council, explains why he's excited about his move from the private to the public sector.

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Resourceful thinking

2 Mar 2004

Nadia Williams finds out howcar manufacturer Volvo is keeping its staff engaged in a highly competitive market

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Protecting who?

1 Mar 2004

In the wake of Ian Huntley’s murder convictions for the deaths of two young girls, what are employers’ legal options...

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