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    WATCH AGAIN: PA Life LIVE – Team-Building & Keeping Staff Connected

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    If you weren’t able to join us for the PA Life LIVE digital conference last week, we’ll be posting the sessions here to allow you watch them at your own leisure. Our panel session, Team-Building & Keeping Staff Connected, was sponsored by The Training Gateway and GOAT Chelsea, with expert advice & insight from:- Pete Jones, […]

    Managers must put on their own mental wellbeing ‘oxygen mask’ so they can support staff

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    Being top of the tree doesn’t protect people from mental wellbeing issues. In fact it’s the opposite. The mental wellbeing of business owners and managers can often take a back seat as they deal with the responsibilities of managing staff and the business. And this can be magnified for SMEs, where they don’t have the […]

    Leaders warned that second wave will be more challenging for employees, depression rates double

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    As more of the UK moves into lockdown and the UK Government urges employees to work from home again, business psychologist Dannielle Haig has warned businesses that they need to prioritise employee wellbeing as the second wave is set to be mentally more challenging. Recent research from the Office for National Statistics found that by […]

    Health and wellbeing provider sees spike in stress and anxiety calls

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    Data from health and wellbeing provider Health Assured has revealed that the number of people calling for stress and anxiety support on its EAP (employee assistance programme) helpline increased by 22% in the first three weeks of September compared to the first three weeks in August. In comparison to the same time last year, calls […]

    Mental health ‘perfect storm’ will affect millions this Winter

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    The UK is possibly facing its biggest ever mental health crisis since the WWII this winter as a combination of many factors will contribute to the low mood and poor mental health of millions of employees working from home. According to the ONS (Office for National Statistics) 69% of adults in the UK are saying […]

    My employee is refusing to social distance at work – What should I do?

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    Advice by Andrew Willis, Head of Legal at Croner With the global pandemic still playing a significant role in people’s lives, unfortunately some individuals are getting complacent when it comes to social distancing and mask-wearing. This means, that even if you’ve set out a perfect plan to make your workplace COVID-secure, it may not matter. […]

    28% of UK workers have cancelled annual leave in 2020

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    A report by global HR software and employment law advice service BrightHR has revealed that 28% of UK workers have cancelled annual leave in 2020. The report, which uses data from over 300,000 BrightHR users, also found that, predictably, the two highest months for cancelled leave were while the UK was in full lockdown. April […]

    Over 40% of employees don’t feel secure at work

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    A new report from professional services company Aon has examined the views of employers and employees across five major countries in Europe – and found that just 30% of employees are resilient. Employees with poor resilience have 55% lower engagement at work and are 42% less likely to want to stay with their employer. In […]

    Supporting staff as the schools reopen

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    Advice by David Price, Workplace Wellbeing Expert and CEO, Health Assured Schools are now open and children across the UK have headed back to education after many months at home. For many, who are anxious about childcare as they return to work, this is a blessing. But to others, it’s a worry—coronavirus is still an […]

    Drug testing: what employers need to know

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    Some useful advice by Andrew Willis, Head of Legal at Croner Over the weekend, Conservative London mayoral candidate, Shaun Bailey called for every business in the capital with more than 250 employees to sign up to a drug-testing charter – routinely checking, with the results being made public. Mr Bailey said this would help to […]