Does a link between emotional intelligence and resilience impact the workplace?

By |2019-06-12T15:04:42+01:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Mental health|

In the UK, the concept of emotional intelligence was popularised in the workplace during the late 90s and early 00s. Since then, the concept has helped change managerial behaviour and supported an improvement in resilience. Many people now understand that emotional intelligence is critical to improving productivity and reducing stress. The benefits of a manager and [...]

5 stages of Brexit grief, which one are your employees on?

By |2019-05-20T14:58:03+01:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Mental health|

Since the Brexit referendum almost three years ago, new initiatives and groups popped up all over the UK to represent the voices of the people who voted to remain. These people refuse to accept the consequences of Brexit, but why is that? Brexit has been like no political and social event we have ever seen before. [...]

How is Brexit impacting the productivity of your employees?

By |2019-05-08T13:21:29+01:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Mental health|

Is Brexit impacting the productivity of your employees? Every day, we receive new information about how the consequences of Britain leaving the EU may or may not impact us: our careers, our health and even our collective hope. Is the the ‘B’ word messing with the psyche of a nation? Is the UK’s position in the [...]

How is the the ‘B’ word messing with the mental health of our nation?

By |2019-04-25T13:07:33+01:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: General|

No-one knows what is going to happen when Britain is separated from its partners in the EU. However, we do know that different groups of people across Britain are responding very differently to the ‘B’ word. Is this affecting your people's mental health? The ‘B’ word hangs over so many of people’s day to day decisions: [...]

5 ways to support an earlier return to work from sickness absence

By |2019-02-27T12:06:11+01:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Sickness Absence|Tags: , , , |

As a busy HR or line manager, you will encounter both short and long-term sickness absence in your team and organisation. By following a few simple steps, you can encourage and support your employees’ return to work more effectively. This delivers increased morale, reduced absenteeism, increased commitment to returning to and attending work, and eliminates a potential [...]

Why choose telephone Occupational Health Assessments?

By |2019-02-19T22:35:36+01:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: General, Sickness Absence|Tags: , , |

It is estimated that sickness absence costs the UK economy £29bn a year. For employees there are personal and social implications. For the organisation, workload must be covered affecting team morale and increase management workload. The aim of Occupational Health assessments is to focus affected individuals on their recovery, aiding their return to health and to work [...]

How Brexit Affects How You Manage Sickness Absence

By |2019-02-19T22:32:27+01:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Sickness Absence|Tags: , , |

Sickness absence and Brexit: the complex debate over the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union has employers and employees alike concerned.  A looming Brexit is creating economic uncertainty, perhaps even a potential recession. Businesses are concerned over access to markets and a possible squeeze on cash flow. Charities and non-profits are apprehensive over the effects [...]

5 of the best workplace mental health resources

By |2018-05-08T12:57:57+01:00October 9th, 2017|Categories: Mental health|

To mark World Mental Health Day 2017, we’ve put together a roundup of 5 key resources available (plus our own stress blog) to help you manage workplace mental health. The World Health Organisation comments that “workplaces that promote mental health and support people with mental disorders are more likely to reduce absenteeism, increase productivity and benefit [...]

The best way for charities to manage workplace health

By |2018-05-08T13:03:27+01:00September 16th, 2017|Categories: Sickness Absence, Stress management|

No matter the industry or organisation that you work in, there is a good chance that you will encounter staff with a variety of workplace health and well-being issues, so Managers and HR professionals need to actively manage workplace health. The charity and volunteering sector face some specific issues which can contribute to workplace health challenges [...]

Doing Health Surveillance the right way

By |2019-02-05T14:42:31+01:00May 15th, 2017|Categories: Health surveillance|Tags: , , |

Health Surveillance is a fairly straightforward concept to understand, despite not all companies being required to practice it, or all employees being required to undergo it. Nevertheless, if you are an HR Director or Manager then it is important that you understand what it is and when it is required. What is Health Surveillance Essentially, health [...]

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