All items: Employee health

  • Arup judged best for Health and Wellbeing

    Date:
    6 May 2016

    Engineering and professional services firm Arup won the Award for Health and Wellbeing, sponsored by Investors in People, at the 2015 Personnel Today Awards. Here we showcase its winning entry.

  • Metropolitan Police cuts stress-related sickness absence

    Date:
    22 June 2010

    The Metropolitan Police Service has radically reduced its annual sickness absence from 10.3 days per officer in 2003 to 6.8 days in 2010 by implementing an innovative series of three stress management training programmes.

  • Culture change reduces absence at John Wheatley College

    Date:
    27 April 2010

    At John Wheatley College, it has taken several years for HR to instil a culture where managers carry out return-to-work interviews as a matter of course.

  • Partners adopt new approach to absence at Robinson Low Francis

    Date:
    27 April 2010

    Introducing return-to-work interviews at construction and property consultants Robinson Low Francis (RLF) has helped reduce absence and improve relationships between partners and their staff.

  • Line manager training improves absence at Staffordshire Council

    Date:
    27 April 2010

    Staffordshire Council sees return-to-work interviews as an "invest now to save later" plan. We report on the training and support offered to managers involved in this process.

  • Culture change at GMB reduces sickness absence by 80%

    Date:
    26 November 2009

    By introducing policies and procedures on absence management, and heightening employee awareness of stress and bullying issues, the GMB union's Yorkshire and North Derbyshire region reduced sickness absence rates from 7.3% to 1.3% over an 18-month period.

  • Stress management training promotes emotional wellbeing

    Date:
    28 October 2009

    Training to cope with stress and mental health is available via the Wellness Works project, set up with the help of lottery funding; our case studies of the providers and end-users demonstrate the positive impact this training is having on employees.

  • BOC's focus on health supports employees through change

    Date:
    20 July 2009

    A supportive approach to health and wellness at industrial gases supplier BOC has helped to ease stress during periods of change, reduce absence levels and ensure the loyalty of staff.

  • Case study: Managing mental health at BT

    Date:
    26 May 2009

    BT has developed a wide-ranging programme of services and support to help its employees and their managers to prevent and manage mental health issues.

  • Measuring wellbeing brings rewards at the University of Huddersfield

    Date:
    2 March 2009

    The Quality of Working Life benchmarking tool has enabled the University of Huddersfield to demonstrate healthy wellbeing and stress levels among staff, improve working practices and encourage changes in HR to improve absence management.

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Case studies: HR and legal information and guidance relating to employee health.