Employers should be legally required to take all reasonable steps to stop sexual harassment

    Current law fails to go far enough to protect women and girls in the workplace. An Opinium survey suggests that more than 10 million people in the UK have experienced some form of sexual harassment in the workplace.

    By Wera Hobhouse MP on 01 January 0001

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    Alcohol and the workplace – the hidden threat to employee wellbeing

    Starting conversations at work about the health risks posed by excessive alcohol consumption can bring benefits – not just for the wellbeing of employees but the organisation’s productivity and safety standards.

    By Jane Gardiner, Alcohol Change UK on 02 December 2022

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    How you can make your workplace a place of wellbeing

    A variety of practical steps can help support good mental health at work – from highlighting company financial benefits that could ease employees’ money worries to making reasonable adjustments to support people experiencing a mental health problem.

    By Andrew Berrie, Mind on 02 December 2022

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    Wellbeing at work: a strategic approach is key

    Research shows that investing in employee wellbeing brings financial benefits for a business, but it’s essential employers carefully plan and implement their wellbeing programme, rather than taking an ad-hoc or reactive approach to problems.

    By Marcus Herbert, British Safety Council on 02 December 2022

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    Five top wellbeing initiatives of 2022

    These five top examples of innovative wellbeing initiatives that we have seen this year show how thoughtful and creative we can be when it comes to wellbeing.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 02 December 2022

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    Government in push to attract over 50s into work

    The government has launched a new scheme to help remove barriers keeping older workers out of the jobs market after figures show that over 50s are still the main age group dropping out of work.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 22 November 2022

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    ‘Disturbing’ conditions revealed at Boohoo warehouse

    Work and pensions secretary Mel Stride has expressed concern about alleged conditions at fashion brand Boohoo’s warehouse in Burnley following a Times investigation.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 25 November 2022

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    Under-resourced wellbeing strategies likely to fail, says Deloitte report

    Bikes, bananas and one-off events don’t cut it anymore when it comes to wellbeing, states a new report from Deloitte which says that wellbeing needs investment and a strategy.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 30 November 2022

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    Government fails to spend a penny on driver toilets

    The government has failed this year to deliver on its £32.5 million funding promise for better facilities for HGV drivers, such as showers, toilets and eating areas.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 24 November 2022

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    Poor mental health now accounts for half of all work-related illnesses, stats show

    Is your job making you ill? Today’s statistics would appear to offer a negative perspective on the impact that work is having on working people, especially in certain sectors.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 23 November 2022