UK Employees Nervous to Discuss Mental Health at Work

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Employees are becoming increasingly fearful of discussing mental health in the workplace. This is despite investment into mental health first aid within organisations. What are the mental health statistics? Nearly half of all UK employees fear being honest in the workplace about any mental health issues they may have. A recent poll by MHR of… Continue reading

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11 Reasons to Hire a (Under) Graduate Student

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11 Reasons to Hire a (Under) Graduate Student In this article, our Senior HR advisor, Daniel Williams, discusses why employers should look at hiring graduate and undergraduate students.   The country’s biggest graduate and undergraduate schemes are reaching the end of their admissions window and as deadlines approach for those looking to start this year,… Continue reading

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Mental Health First Aid│Health and Safety

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Mental Health First Aid│Health and Safety In this article, our H & S Consultant, Colin Jones, discusses Mental health first aid   The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have updated their guidance, from 2018, employers need to consider covering Mental Health First Aid training in addition to First Aid at Work training.   A number… Continue reading

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Employment Law Update │September 2021

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Employment Law Update │September 2021   James Mallon, our HR Business Partner, provides an employment law update for September 2021.   Right To Work Checks: Amended Process Extended Employers may know that during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government relaxed the rules on Right To Work checks.  We have previously written about the importance of these… Continue reading

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CIPD push for ethnicity pay gap reports to become compulsory

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CIPD push for ethnicity pay gap reports to become compulsory   An analysis has found that only 13 of the FTSE 100 currently report their ethnicity pay gap voluntarily. This low minority has encouraged a call for mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting to be introduced in the next 2 years. The CIPD Call Upon Government… Continue reading

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