leadership


My breast cancer story and the amazing support I had from work: In conversation with Josie Overton

Josie Overton was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2020, which was treated with surgery. In this interview she talks about what she went through physically and emotionally, focussing on how it affected her at work and the support she had from colleagues. Read More

Alastair Campbell on workplace mental ill-health

In episode 12 of the Safety & Health Podcast, we hear from former 10 Downing Street Director of Communications, Alastair Campbell, about the stigma around mental health in the workplace and tips for employers and those suffering with mental ill health. Also, we have a candid interview about suffering from burnout. Read More

Imposter syndrome: 4 health & safety professionals on how it’s affected them

Women are particularly likely to experience imposter syndrome (and there has been much research done to understand why). In this article, we speak to four women about their experience of the condition, how it makes them feel, what they do to manage it and how employers can help. Read More

Simplicity and selectivity: How L’Oréal’s recipe for health and safety excellence strengthened its COVID response

Tim Walsh looks at L’Oréal’s simplification drive, VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) and the pandemic… Read More

The Rising Stars of health & safety

In episode 11 of the Safety & Health Podcast, we focus on the SHP Awards and hear from four winners, SHP’s Rising Star UK and Rising Stars in construction and manufacturing and SHP’s Trailblazer in Positive Social Impact. Hear some interesting and innovative safety ideas from the construction and manufacturing sectors and learn how the perceived negative of struggles with mental ill-heath, can be turned into a positive. Read More

Getting better at listening

Being a good listener can be very hard for humans. We are hard wired to want to categorise, to solve, to judge, to relate to our own experience. When presented with a problem we just want to help. Read More

Wellbeing conversations are as simple as ABC (D)

One of the key recommendations from the Farmer Stevenson report “Thriving at Work” was: “Encourage open conversations about mental health and the support available when employees are struggling”. Read More

‘Managers need to be seen to lead by example when it comes to health and safety’

‘Getting senior management buy-in for your safety software project’ takes you through the steps that will let you gain -and maintain – engagement from senior management. Read More

‘I can influence worker safety at a scale I could not previously have achieved’, tech safety firm appoints Karl Simons OBE

Karl Simons, OBE, sits down exclusively with SHP to speak about his new role at tech start-up, FYLD. Read More

Webinar: Wellbeing considerations as we return to work in ‘the new normal’

As part of Workplace Wellbeing Show Connect 2021, join this interactive panel discussion and learn what adjustments you need to consider and how to help colleagues adapt to change. Read More



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SHP legislation update eBook – April 2021

A guide to silica compliance

Employee wellbeing: Shifting the focus on employee benefits in a pandemic

Post-Brexit environmental health and safety regulations in the UK

How to reduce noise in the workplace