How to support staff affected by SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

How to support staff affected by SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder).   The temperature is dropping, the daylight hours are diminishing and the icy freeze is descending. With winter now settling in, has your business thought about how seasonal weather changes can affect your employee’s mental health and wellbeing?   A study by the NHS states… Continue reading

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Guest Blog | How to support employee wellbeing (without telling them).

How to support employee wellbeing (without telling them) In December 2009, Dr Anne Thornpike and her team of colleagues had an idea to improve the staff of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She believed she could improve the eating and drinking habits of thousands of the hospital staff without telling them…   What did they… Continue reading

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The Crossover between Health & Safety and Employment Law

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This month, Daniel Meyer-Lopez from HPC Law outlines the relationship between health & safety and employment law.   It may seem like an obvious concept, but Health & Safety and Employment Law are intrinsically linked. An employee has a right to work in a safe environment. This includes everything from an employee on a building… Continue reading

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Shock survey finds 75% of office workers suffering work-related aches and pains

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Shock survey finds 75% of office workers suffering work-related aches and pains   The health of UK office workers could be suffering as a result of their job, according to a survey by Printerland.co.uk, three quarters believe they have physical issues because of work.   The list of work-related ailments is a long one, with… Continue reading

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Supporting someone back to work after a brain injury

Supporting someone back to work after a brain injury   For employers it can be hard to see how they will be able to support an employee when they return to work after a brain injury. The type and severity of their injury can vary enormously, and it’s not always clear at first what difficulties… Continue reading

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