With Mental Health Day last week, organisations are using the opportunity to reflect on their own activities and assess whether they have the right support in place. Here are five ways workplaces can ensure they are supporting their employees’ mental health and creating a mentally healthy workforce.
Gone are the days of reaching 65 and hanging up your work boots, and those aged 50 and over are facing much greater financial insecurity with the rising cost of living, inadequate pensions, a higher state pension age and a prolonged life expectancy.
New research from graduate jobs board Milkround has revealed that almost one in three (27 per cent) are worried they will lose out on roles to other applicants who can afford to accept a poorly paid internship.
Is maternity coaching a must? Many organisations now offer specific support for employees going through parental leave, and it’s increasingly a gender-inclusive programme: maternity, paternity or simply parent transition coaching.
50% of UK employees say that they feel their employers care about their financial wellbeing: but is there more UK employers can be doing to help and educate their employees on financial matters?
Just a third (35 per cent) of young people leaving education in 2018 want to work for an SME (small and medium-sized business).
Research into Britain’s most engaged workplaces has found that almost three quarters of the best companies to work for in the UK have a formal dress code.
Improving workplace trust will improve happiness in 44 per cent of the workforce and increase motivation in the job for 39 per cent – according to new research by Virtual College.
Latest research from TechSmith has revealed that using more visual content in employee communications, such as GIFs, emojis, video and screenshots, could boost UK productivity by £127bn.
Free snacks, flexible working hours and paid-for fitness memberships have been named as three of the most realistic job perks business owners can introduce to keep staff happy.