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    MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK: Key reasons why mental health needs to be addressed by businesses

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    Andy Dean, Simon Stapleton and Tim Evans, co-founders of Neurotech company Truthsayers, discuss five reasons why the mental wellbeing of employees is such a key concern in the workplace… 1. Mental health is a corporate responsibility It is important for employers to recognise the role they play in managing employee mental health and the benefits […]

    MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK: How to create a better work-life balance for employees

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    Improved mental health, physical wellbeing, creativity and job satisfaction are just a few of the benefits that come from a healthy work-life balance. With a quarter of Brits working more than 40 hours a week, and research showing 59% admitting their work negatively impacts their day-to-day life, creating the perfect work-life balance is becoming has […]

    Addicted to work? here’s how to recognise the symptoms

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    As technology makes it increasingly easy to push beyond the 9-5, Lucinda Pullinger, Global Head of HR at Instant Officesexplores how employees and business owners alike can recognise the difference between committed working habits and work addiction.  Last month, a new study by TUC had highlighted UK workers work the longest hours in the EU with […]

    Top Tips: How to plan the perfect networking event

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    Networking plays an important role in business, so if you’re the one responsible for organising events designed to facilitate it, how do you ensure they work well for everyone? To help you plan the perfect networking event, Alex Softley, marketing manager at The Meetings Show, shares his five top tips… If you want to make […]

    Invisible illness: How to support employees suffering in silence

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    In an ideal world, employees should be able to discuss any medical problem with their employer even if they are not immediately apparent. But, in reality, invisible illnesses are often not disclosed due to embarrassment, a lack of awareness or understanding, and a stigma surrounding certain conditions. Sadly, this means that employees aren’t able to get the […]

    Top five considerations when working with a historic venue

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    Whether you are searching for a distinctive venue for a large-scale corporate event, or an intimate space for a directors’ board meeting, there are several elements to consider in order to ensure the event is a success. Here Lisa Hatswell, managing director of Unique Venues of London, offers her top tips on things to think […]

    6 ways to make staff feel safer

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    Only one in three workers feel safe in their own workplace due to steps taken by their employer. That’s according to a survey commissioned by security systems provider Expert Security UK, which polled 2,000 people with the question ‘has your employer taken actions to ensure you feel safe in the workplace,’ with an overwhelming response […]

    Doctor or dentist appointment? You’ll need a note for that

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    Taking time off work to see the doctor or dentist can often be a struggle, through work commitments and other issues that affect our daily working lives. However, if the only time a member of staff can see a dentist or GP is during contracted hours, what legal rights do they have to keep the […]