All items: Health and safety

  • Stress management: 2013 XpertHR survey

    12 November 2013

    This year's XpertHR survey of stress management is based on feedback from 151 employers on the steps they take to manage, prevent and reduce stress among employees in the worplace.

  • Illness and injury at work 2011/12

    1 January 2013

    Health and Safety Bulletin (HSB) analyses the illness and injury tolls for 2011/12.

  • Recruiting and selecting graduates: 2012 XpertHR survey

    28 November 2012

    Our annual XpertHR survey finds that graduate recruitment activity is picking up, with notifying vacancies to university careers services and using the employer’s corporate website forming the two most popular candidate-attraction methods. Our results also indicate that more than one employer in three has encountered problems when recruiting graduates over the past two years.

  • How to deal with bullying and harassment: 2012 XpertHR survey

    19 November 2012

    Bullying and harassment are widespread issues in the workplace and can best be tackled using mediation, training and employee awareness campaigns, according to XpertHR research. Although two-thirds of respondents say that this type of behaviour rarely occurs, there is room for employers to improve employee understanding of the issue and to ensure that breaches can be reported privately, and investigated in a skilled and independent manner.

  • Violence at work "plateau" masks significant problems

    1 April 2012

    Howard Fidderman looks into the latest workplace violence tolls.

  • Stress management survey 2011: risk assessment and training

    20 December 2011

    This XpertHR report finds that line manager training is the most important type of stress management training, although only a minority of employers provide such training or undertake risk assessments.

  • Practical steps to manage stress: the 2011 survey

    12 December 2011

    The latest XpertHR research reports on the steps employers are taking to prevent and manage stress at work, including sickness absence measures and occupational health support.

  • How to make a success of absence management training: 2011 XpertHR survey

    9 November 2011

    Most employers provide standalone absence management training for managers, using traditional, face-to-face delivery methods, according to this report on our 2011 survey.

  • How manager training can reduce absence rates: the 2011 XpertHR survey

    14 September 2011

    Training line managers in absence management gives them the confidence to tackle employee sickness and non-attendance issues, and frequently leads to reduced absence rates, according to XpertHR research.

  • Are fit notes fit for purpose?

    26 July 2011

    The latest XpertHR research canvasses employer opinion on how the fit note system is working in practice, and whether or not it is living up to its promise of encouraging, where feasible, an earlier return to work.

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