Updated with information on trends in employee wellbeing.
Updated with information on trends in stress management.
The Government consults on wide-ranging proposals intended to improve job opportunities and retention for those with long-term health conditions and disabilities and promote healthier workplaces.
A training programme has been launched for managers dealing with former servicemen and women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Psychotherapist Piers Bishop explains the rationale behind the programme, and how management training can help all employees with the disorder.
Rapid technological advancements are transforming working patterns and increasing stress and anxiety levels. Resilience training can help, explains Mandy Rutter, psychologist and head of resilience services at Validium, a provider of psychological health services.
Employers should address rising stress and mental health risk through collaboration between internal departments and insurance providers. A dedicated employee risk manager is part of the solution, argues Andrew Woolnough, value propositions director at Willis Employee Benefits.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence estimates the cost of alcohol-related absenteeism in England at £1.7 billion per year. We provide five tips for employers to respond to employee substance misuse.
We discuss how employers can support employees with substance misuse issues and respond to drug- or alcohol-related incidents in the workplace.
The British Medical Association's occupational medicine committee has published new guidance on best practice in terms of recruiting people with alcohol or drug dependency issues.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employee health.