Occupational health and wellbeing
After a period of relative stability, the number of COVID-19 cases is on an upward curve. Local lockdowns have been enforced and government guidelines are constantly changing, all of which presents new and ongoing challenges for HR.
Matthew Trerise and Angela Armstrong discuss the challenges neurodivergent people may experience when returning to the workplace post-lockdown, with practical tips on reintegrating employees.
Many of us are neurodivergent and HR always has to be aware of mental pressures people are being put under by the current crisis. Matthew Trerise and Dr Angela Armstrong discuss the challenges neurodivergent individuals may experience due to lockdown and social isolation, with tips on how to help manage them.
HR will be aware of the financial problems many employees are facing as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Here are some steps that employers could take to help with short-term and long-term employee wellbeing.
As the lockdown in the UK continues, employees are coming to terms with several more weeks of being confined to their homes, or facing the risk of going to work. Sheila Attwood looks at what HR is doing to help employees maintain good mental health and wellbeing.
When an employee dies, HR needs to ensure that the news is communicated sensitively and managers support their teams as they grieve. This will be more difficult than ever during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Jo Faragher shares some expert guidance.
In the first in a series of posts about living and working at home, dealing with the challenges and conflicts that may occur, Professor Binna Kandola finds that the "capsule environment" can be a positive experience, one we will look back on with pride.
For many key workers, homeworking is not an option. Graham Brown looks at how employers are attempting to keep those people who still need to go in to work healthy and engaged during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Regular communications, mental health first-aiders, employee assistance programmes and online resources all have an important part to play in employers' efforts to support their employees' mental health during the current crisis.
We look at how the menopause can affect women working in the police sector and some of the initiatives that are being taken to support them.
Commentary and analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to occupational health and wellbeing.
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