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Suicide prevention: How to talk to someone with suicidal thoughts

Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day on 10th September, Philip Adkins, National IAPT Clinical Lead at Vita Health Group, looks at suicide prevention in the workplace and addresses how an employee can talk to a colleague with suicidal thoughts.
fast fashion industry, textile industry

Post-Rana Plaza: Why is the fast fashion industry still growing?

In an increasingly polluted world, the textile industry is responsible for 10% of all greenhouse gases - so why is the fast fashion industry growing, with no signs of slowing down?
mental health in the

Has COVID-19 made mental health at work impossible to ignore?

Jorge E Palacios, MD, PhD, Senior Digital Health Scientist at SilverCloud Health, argues that the pandemic has made mental health in the workplace impossible to ignore.
NHS burnout, mental health, NHS staff

Committee report finds NHS “burnout is widespread reality”

After months of COVID, the psychological impact on staff emerges as a shadow pandemic - today (8 June), a Health Select Committee report finds that NHS "burnout is widespread reality".
digital eye strain

What are the symptoms of digital eye strain and how can it be treated?

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, highlights the symptoms of digital eye strain and explains what can be done to treat it.
health and safety at work

COVID-19 reveals the state of health and safety at work

European Trade Union Institute’s Marian Schaapman explains how COVID-19 reveals the state of health and safety in the workplace.
vaccine hesitancy

How to handle vaccine hesitancy at work

Alan Price, CEO at BrightHR, discusses how employers and HR departments can handle vaccine hesitancy in the workplace.
health impact

Understanding the hidden health impact of working from home

Richard Guy, Country Sales Manager UK & Ireland at Ergotron, explores some of the options available for workers and their employers to try and combat the health impact of working from home.
back-to-work anxiety

Combatting back-to-work anxiety in STEM

In this article, we will explore back-to-work anxiety in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) industries and how to combat it.
safety measures

Balancing safety measures with tight budgets in government-funded organisations

Nick Wilson, Director of Health & Safety Services, and James Tamm, Director of Legal Services at Ellis Whittam, explain how those within education, local government and the charity sector can sustain safety measures in the workplace despite financial constraints.
fashion industry COVID-19

Impacts of COVID-19 on the fashion industry

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has largely affected the fashion industry from the people it employs to the waste it has created, however this crisis could present an opportunity to rethink the industry.
workplace safety standards

5 simple ways to meet new workplace safety standards

Lee Hatwell, director of Munday + Cramer, addresses some of the most frequently asked questions regarding what simple measures can be taken to meet new Government safety standards and ease employee anxieties towards returning to work.
inclusive organisation, corporate

How can you build a genuinely inclusive organisation?

Stephen Frost, Founder of Frost Included, discusses the ways to build an inclusive organisation that centres the experiences of minorities.
COVID-secure

How can businesses ensure that their workplaces are COVID-secure?

Tautvydas Karitonas, Head of Research and Development at Inivos, provides insight on how businesses can ensure that when their employees return to work, their work environment is COVID-secure.
reopening the workplace

Reopening the workplace in Italy, Sweden and the United States

In this article, member firms of Ius Laboris, provide guidance on the main employment issues around both operating in the current crisis and reopening the workplace in Italy, Sweden and the United States.
frontline care workers

The role of technology in keeping frontline care workers safe during crisis

Steve Sawyer, managing director of Access Health & Social Care, explains how technology is helping care providers to protect the safety of frontline care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
caring for your eyes

Caring for your eyes whilst working from home

Roshni Patel, optometrist at Lenstore, highlights three key areas you need to address to make sure you’re caring for your eyes in the best way possible whilst working from home.
Working from home

After Covid-19: New ways of working in offices or at home

PLACEmaking examine how ways of working will have changed after the Covid-19 pandemic with a shift from working in offices.
safe workplace

How can your organisation create a safe workplace for key workers?

Shaun Doak, CEO of REACT Specialist Cleaning, advises how organisations can create a safe workplace for key workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
health and safety measures

COVID-19 health and safety measures

Nick Wilson, Director of Health & Safety Services at Ellis Whittam, discusses the health and safety measures businesses in public and private sectors must now adhere to in light of COVID-19 when it comes to both the workplace and employers’ responsibilities for staff working from home.

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