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.
Letter informing an employee that he or she does not qualify for the statutory right to be provided with an eye and eyesight test.
Updated to remove references to the fit for work service, following the cessation of assessment referrals.
A model letter inviting an employee to attend a follow-up meeting to discuss a phased return to work following long-term sickness absence.
Practical guidance on dealing with employees on long-term sickness absence, including obtaining a medical report; the Fit for Work service; dismissal; and the return to work.
Latest XpertHR research examines the most effective methods for supporting a phased return to work for employees that have been on long-term sickness absence.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to occupational health and wellbeing.