Phased retirement better for wellbeing

_ _ _ Employers are being urged to be more supportive of their employees entering retirement, particularly in regards to the timing and control individuals have on the decision. Wellbeing and mental health is effected greatly by this control, older workers should be given the opportunity of a ‘bridge’ job to make it a slower… Continue reading

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HR leaders reveal how they keep their staff happy

__       Businesses that invest in their staff benefit from as happier and more productive workforce. To keep everyone pulling in the same direction, with a real belief in the company they are representing, it is important that employers treat employee with the importance they deserve; they are the most important resource of… Continue reading

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“Mental health is the final frontier of medicine that we need to crack”, says Dr Christian Jessen

__       HR review this week had an exclusive interview with TV’s Dr Christian Jessen, host of shows such as Embarrassing bodies, after Theresa May placed mental health at the top of her government’s agenda. This is seen as a potentially critical time when it comes to ending the stigma attached to discussing… Continue reading

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Facebook extends leave for grieving employees

__ Business insider has reported that Facebook has announced it will be extending its paid bereavement leave, which now extends up to 20 days for an immediate family member and 10 days for extended family.   This extension also covers caring for a sick relative which now extends to a period of six weeks, with… Continue reading

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Economic transformation is the biggest driver of change in organisations

__     Research by CIPD and Workday has found a number of trends changing the HR profession for the future. Unsurprisingly they found that economic factors including globalisation and Brexit are the biggest drivers of change, predicting this to hinder achievement over the next three years. Over one fifth of senior HR leaders feel… Continue reading

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