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15 August 2017

Menopause Misunderstanding Generates Unnecessary Absence Costs

According to a new study by the Government Equalities Office, the menopause is costing the economy millions every year, because employers don’t understand it. The report warns that unlike pregnancy or maternity, menopause is not well understood or provided for, putting women at risk of ridicule and gendered ageism. This is encouraging female employees in their early 50s to call in sick for fear of experiencing symptoms in front of colleagues or managers. Generating an annual cost to the economy of £7.3 million.

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04 January 2017
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Validium In The HRDirector

Unipart talks to the HRDirector about how Validium helped it to develop managers to become better listeners...

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01 June 2016
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Opinion: Are you listening? Or has your employee already left?

It takes concentration and energy to really listen to someone and see the world through their eyes, without jumping in to give advice or start talking about your own experiences, and this is an area w…

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29 April 2016
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New Study Demonstrates Employee Assistance Programs Are Effective in Improving Job Performance

A major new study funded by the Employee Assistance Research Foundation (EARF) has confirmed the effectiveness of Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) to help employees address personal and work-relate…

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21 April 2016
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How listening skills can reduce absence

It takes concentration and energy to really listen to someone and see the world through their eyes, without jumping in to give advice or start talking about your own experiences...

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