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Coronavirus advice for employers

At the latest government press briefing, on Thursday 9 July, Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden revealed that theatres and music venues can restart outdoor performances from Saturday 11 July, with outdoor sports, including team sports, also be able to restart in stages from this weekend and indoor venues to follow on 25 July. However, the lockdown restrictions in Leicester remain in place, following a spike of infections in the city. Read More

Horizon scanning: Questions about the ‘new normal’

Regardless of the UK’s approach for lifting lockdown, we will be living in what is euphemistically called a ‘new normal’. This creates new challenges and opportunities for the health and safety and allied professions. Read More

20 things about absence and health in 20 years

After 20 years of Health and wellbeing at work surveys, the CIPD has reflected on what has changed – and what's stayed the same – over the years… Read More

Budget 2020: Statutory sick pay will be paid to all those who choose to self-isolate

In the first budget of 2020, the newly-appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has pledged the NHS will get 'whatever resources it needs' during the coronavirus crisis, while he has also unveiled measures to boost the self-employed and small businesses who are left out of pocket. Read More

Updating your wellbeing business case for 2020

Heather Beach looks at two reports, published to support your business case for organisational wellbeing – one from Deloitte and one from Robertson Cooper. Read More

Where is the mental health agenda heading?

The changing mental health agenda of 2019 is driven by cultural change and leadership, according to a panel discussion held at Safety & Health Expo 2019’s Workplace Wellbeing Theatre. 'Businesses need to look carefully at their current wellbeing strategies to determine what is and isn’t working'. Read More

How to recognise work addiction

A Global Head of HR at Instant Offices explores how workers can recognise the difference between committed working habits and work addiction. Read More

Injured and laid up? Whose job is it to get you back to work?

No-one wants to suffer an injury, but it happens. However if, during your leisure time, you sustain an injury that prevents you from working, whose problem is it? Does your employer have any obligation to help you recover from your injury and return to work? Read More

Eight in 10 employees admit observing Presenteeism in the workplace

‘Presenteeism from Mental Health alone is estimated to cost the UK economy £15.1 billion per annum, compared to £8.4 billion per annum for absenteeism.’ Read More

Physiotherapy helps Civil Nuclear Constabulary increase wellbeing and productivity

CNC aims to reduce incidents of sickness absence which resulted from musculoskeletal disorders that were caused by the nature of the its work. Read More



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