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  • Benefits of automated external defibrillators in the workplace

    Date:
    7 January 2014
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Occupational health adviser Alison Keemar makes the case for why having automated external defibrillators available in the workplace can help save lives.

  • Flu - to jab or not to jab?

    Date:
    4 November 2013
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Occupational health adviser Lindsey Hall asks: Is offering the flu vaccine to employees a sensible business decision that will keep staff healthy, or simply a costly perk without any benefits to the company?

  • Helping young people with autism into work

    Date:
    5 July 2013
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The National Autism Strategy aims to help all adults with autism into work. Kellie Nauls, project coordinator for the Moving On Employment Project in the Shetland Islands, talks about how a pilot in the region is helping young people with autism to find and keep a job.

  • The implications of Britain's ageing NHS workforce

    Date:
    5 July 2013
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    As the working population ages, occupational health advice can help people to stay in work for longer. Occupational health nurses Christine Long and Elizabeth Griffiths look at the effect of ageing on older nurses.

  • Recruiting and selecting graduates: 2012 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    28 November 2012
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    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.

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