All items: Health and safety management

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Violence at work "plateau" masks significant problems

    1 April 2012

    Howard Fidderman looks into the latest workplace violence tolls.

  • 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.

  • Managing stress at work: the 2010 IRS survey

    8 March 2010

    Latest IRS research examines the steps employers are taking to manage and reduce work-related stress, including occupational health provision and counselling.

  • Stress management training: the 2010 IRS survey

    8 March 2010

    Equipping line managers with good people management skills is considered the most important type of training intervention for dealing with stress at work, according to this IRS survey.

  • Employer dress codes: the 2009 survey

    16 November 2009

    IRS research looks at the benefits and drawbacks of setting dress and appearance standards at work, gets to the bottom of what smart casual actually is, and looks at the extent to which employers allow religious attire.

  • Employers' stress management activities: the IRS survey

    29 January 2009

    More than 100 employers share their experience of stress management in this IRS survey, which highlights the measures used to reduce the impact of work stress, against the background of growing pressure among the national workforce as the economic crisis deepens.

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