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05 February 2019

Who cares for the carers?

5th February 2019, Carers UK have released a new report on “Juggling work and unpaid care” One of the report’s key findings is that more than 600 people quit work to look after older and disabled relatives every day. The number of those juggling work and care appears to be far higher than previously thought – around 4.87 million (compared with 3 million in the Census 2011). Is there more that the work place can do to support working carers to stay in employment?

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03 July 2018
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Personal Relationships Biggest Cause Of Employee Distress

Distress linked to the state of their personal relationships caused more employees to lift up the phone and contact us for emotional support than any other issue in the year to March 2018. In total, …

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04 May 2017
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How Prince Harry Made The Workforce Healthier

If the ‘Kate Middleton effect’ has been to add £1bn to the UK fashion industry, the ‘Prince Harry effect’ is proving to be the ability to make people feel safe talking about their mental health. By t…

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09 December 2016
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Five ways to use ‘Hygge’ to increase happiness at work

Hygge, the art of enjoying everyday life attributed with making the Danes the happiest nation, has officially become a thing in the UK. Not only has the word (pronounced ‘hoo-ga’) recently made it in…

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11 September 2015
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Validium Support Pilot Mediation Project

Validium is always keen to enhance our services and participate in new initiatives which should have a positive impact on employees at work and on their families...

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