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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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10 February 2017
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Is Your Workforce Determined Enough?

Perseverance, the ability to deal with setbacks and devise strategies for overcoming obstacles, has long been a vital characteristic of valued employees in most businesses. One that’s set to become ev…

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09 April 2015
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10 Ways to reduce stress levels

Most of us are aware of the link between our actions and our physical health. We know that if we drink too much alcohol we are likely to get a hangover and that if we don’t apply sun block in hot weat…

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31 October 2011
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It's time to make time

According to the latest research from the CIPD we’re now more likely to become long-term sick from stress than cancer. How have we let this happen?

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05 September 2011
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Angsting about Angst?

Anxiety, it would appear, has become an uncomfortably normal state to live in, casting a dark shadow over many employees lives – but does it need to be this way?

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