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86% of healthcare workers say they need more mental health support
86% of healthcare workers say that the healthcare industry needs to do more to support the mental health of their staff who are invaluable to the country.
Oral Health Foundation calls for stress-free working environments to end sugar binges
With half of workers reporting feeling stressed in their jobs the Oral Health Foundation is calling on employers to do more to help combat stress to end sugar binges.
Is your workplace ‘woke’ enough for younger workers?
Research carried out by Global Tolerance found that almost half of 2,000 younger workers preferred organisations that have a positive impact on the world.
How to get a career in the electricity industry
The electricity industry is in need of a new generation of engineers with the skills to work on the energy systems of the future as it begins to benefit from a range of new smart and low carbon technologies.
Executive coaching: The hidden benefit
Ross Thompson at Arden University reveals the hidden benefit of executive coaching – which is the potential to unlock talent and capability via the promotion of candour and personal opinion.
Should employees be allowed bereavement leave when a pet dies?
Most businesses wouldn't hesitate to give employees time off to mourn the death of a family member or close friend. But what happens if that loved one is a pet? Can they take bereavement leave? Kate Palmer, Director of Advisory, Peninsula Associates, discusses here.
Long working hours shorten life expectancy by 9 years
Working weeks that exceed 48 hours may shorten life expectancy by up to 9 years, new research shows.
Workplace training is key to your businesses’ success
According to numerous research, there’s one thing that’s frequently listed as a top perk for workers and that’s workplace training. Here, we’ll look at why workplace training is key to your businesses’ success.
UK employment rate at joint record high as wages surpass inflation
UK employment rate at joint record high 76.1%, as number in work reaches 32.8 million, and wages surpass inflation for the 17th consecutive month.
Apprenticeships: A high-quality route to skilled employment
The Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills at the Department for Education details why apprenticeships are a high-quality route to skilled employment.
Nearly a quarter of businesses monitor and track employees
As more businesses invest in surveillance technology to monitor and track employees in the workplace, questions are raised around whether the benefits override growing concerns around digital ethics.
A-level results: “Talent not tests” is the gold standard for today’s employers
A staggering 86% of young people experience high levels of stress in the countdown to A-level results, according to a new survey from Arden University.
Smarter working: Improving employees’ performance
Dr Shahnaz Hamid, Programme Leader at Interactive Pro, tells us how smarter working improves employees’ performance.
Redefining success and motivation
Offering flexi-time is not agile working. Individuals need to feel valued – and that demands a fundamentally different approach to employee empowerment and trust, explains Adam Kene, Managing Director at Kene Partners.
What it’s really like to work at LinkedIn’s top 10 businesses
In this article, we explore the reality behind working at some of the top 10 businesses most sought after on LinkedIn.
Women and minority faculty in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)
Here, Florida International University (FIU) discusses FUI ADVANCE, a research mission tackling institutional bias against women and minority faculty.
Neuroscience: Managing change in the workplace
Hilary Scarlett, speaker, author and consultant at Scarlett & Grey, provides an insight into how we can manage change in the workplace and highlighting the importance of belonging, with a specific focus on neuroscience.
Universal Credit and mental health: “It was a confusion”
In this article, Carolyn Lochhead discusses research that reveals how Universal credit has a significant impact on mental health.
Modern workers expect timely, fair, and consistent recognition
A new study by Reward Gateway, which surveyed 500 employees in the UK, revealed that generic and annual recognition or rewards are inadequate as modern workers demand to be recognised in more timely and meaningful ways.
Over half of employees are experiencing chronic workplace stress
The impact of a pressure-filled summer season is causing more than half of UK employees to experience chronic workplace stress, or ‘burnout’, according to the second Wellbeing Index Report.