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07 June 2006

Employers must weed out age bias

IT IS a scene replayed in offices around the country every day of the year. A member of staff celebrates a birthday and along with the obligatory cake, receives a card with messages scrawled inside such as "Congratulations on your birthday, Grandpa" or "50 and over the hill". However from 1 October 2006, this seemingly harmless leg pulling could be considered discriminatory under the new Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006. Click here for the Full Story.

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07 April 2006
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Life in a goldfish bowl could trigger phobia

For many companies a glitzy modern open-plan office with views of the waterfront or the city centre is the ultimate status symbol. However for some employees, working in a goldfish bowl environment h…

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29 March 2006
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Validium Spearheads UK Expansion Plans with Scottish Purchase

Validium, the integrated EAP and HR consultancy, has bought Fife based EAP provider, Solutions for People for an undisclosed sum, expanding the company’s foothold in Scotland. Run by Scottish entre…

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06 March 2006
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Telephone counsellors gearing up for calls

Telephone counsellors gearing up for calls Glasgow telephone counsellors are gearing up for an influx of calls from stressed workers when the smoking ban comes into force in Scotland at 6am on Sund…

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31 October 1998
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New EAP Company Gets the Stamp of Quality

Newly formed company The Validium Group Limited, a specialist provider of Organisation Support Services including Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP), stress management solutions, and training & deve…

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