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Occupational health and wellbeing

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  • Acas menopause guide encourages inclusive policies

    Date:
    18 October 2019
    Type:
    News

    Acas has published new guidance to help employers support the estimated two million women who have difficulties at work due to menopause symptoms.

  • Menopause support in the police sector

    Date:
    31 July 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • Managing mental health: XpertHR survey 2019

    Date:
    25 July 2019
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR's survey explores the steps taken by employers to manage mental health in the workplace, the role of line managers and the emerging use of mental health first-aiders.

  • Consultation on proposals to reduce ill-health-related job loss

    Type:
    Consultations

    The Government consults on proposals to support disabled people and people with long-term health conditions to remain in work.

  • Government promises better wellbeing support for frontline police officers

    Date:
    11 July 2019
    Type:
    News

    The government has announced plans to improve wellbeing for frontline police after publishing a review that shows officers to be under huge mental and physical strain.

  • Webinar: How to promote good mental health

    Date:
    3 July 2019
    Type:
    Audio and video

    Uxshely Chotai, a qualified lawyer, psychotherapist and trainer who delivers mental health training with byrne-dean, discusses the practical steps that a line manager can take to create a working environment that is conducive to good mental health.

  • Medicinal cannabis: what HR needs to know

    Date:
    24 June 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Although the prescription of medicinal cannabis products is not yet widespread in the UK, employers need to be aware of the legal framework concerning its use. Charles Wynn-Evans examines the the HR and legal issues.

  • How to deal with employees on long-term sickness absence

    Type:
    How to

    Updated to include additional information on the risks of dismissing employees who are entitled to receive payments under a permanent health insurance scheme.

  • Just one day of work per week benefits mental health

    Date:
    20 June 2019
    Type:
    News

    Work is good for your mental health, even if you only do one day a week, according to researchers from Cambridge and Salford universities

  • Menopause policy

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model policy to inform managers and employees about the menopause and associated rights and to outline the training and support on offer for those experiencing menopausal symptoms.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to occupational health and wellbeing.