Workplace Wellbeing and Stress Summit 2014

Workplace Wellbeing and Stress Summit 2014

Overview The business case for caring for workers is irrefutable. Being seen as a ‘caring organisation’ will build the business as an employer of choice thus driving engagement, retention and productivity. However, according to research by UNUM, one in...

Trust and respect – the way forward

The CIPD’s recent Labour Market Outlook (2014) indicated that despite an increase in recruitment and a slight rise in salaries productivity is not increasing. Many surveys have shown that salary is not the overriding factor for improved employee effort; what is more...
How do healthy workplaces manage stress?

How do healthy workplaces manage stress?

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) runs biennial ‘healthy workplaces campaigns’ on specific health and safety topics. The previous campaign focused on leadership and worker involvement. The campaign for the next 18 months, launched on the 7th...
Changing parameters in business

Changing parameters in business

The UK government has told us that we will have to work until we are 70 or more before state pensions kick in, this is an unattractive option for some of us. However, I recently read that the richest man in the world (Carlos Slim) is suggesting that four or even three...