As reports emerge that employees at Lloyd's of London have been banned from drinking alcohol during the working day, we look at issues employers need to consider when enforcing alcohol or drug policies.
It is time for businesses to consider the impact of "digital overload" on wellbeing, performance and work-life balance, says Anna Kotwinski, digital wellbeing director of Shine Offline, a company set up to help people manage their use of technology.
Updated with information on trends in employee wellbeing.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employee health.