Mental Health Awareness Week

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Mental Health Awareness Week Mental illness has become a big talking point after the realisation of the scale of the problem and the number of people that it affects. As a result, new methods to help break the stigma surrounding mental health need to be implemented.   Within a workplace environment, it is vital that… Continue reading

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Uber HR Chief’s promises not to fail staff again

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Uber HR Chief’s promises not to fail staff again Following the resignation of Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick last week, following pressure on his position after HR blunders, the companies Chief of Human Resources Liane Hornsey, has reassured employees promising: “We will not fail you again.”   The popular figure Kalanick had helped Uber’s rise… Continue reading

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CIPD: 42% of HR Professionals would consider allowing dogs at work

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CIPD: 42% of HR Professionals would consider allowing dogs at work   Following national Bring your Dog to Work Day, that happened last Friday (23rd June), CIPD research has found that 42% of HR professionals would consider more permanent policies of allowing dogs into the workplace more regularly.   Rachel Suff, Employment Relations Adviser at… Continue reading

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Does stress ever help an employee perform better?

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Does stress ever help an employee perform better?   A problem that HR professionals have been tackling aggressively in recent years is the issue of work place stress and the issues it causes for employees that damages the overall business. However HR Grapevine article recently has questioned whether some moderate stress levels are actually good… Continue reading

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Mental wellbeing is an increasing priority for UK employers

Mental wellbeing is an increasing priority for UK employers   CIPD research has recently found that the number of people to have experienced mental health problems while at work has increased form a quarter to a third over the last five years.   According to Punter Southall Health and Protection, a growing number of employers… Continue reading

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