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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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15 June 2018
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Have all your employees recovered from giving birth?

Every year, around 20,000 women go through a traumatic birth experience that has lasting implications not only for their physical and mental health, but also their ability to function at work. Althou…

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15 August 2017
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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 …

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27 July 2016
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Is France right to ban out of hours emails?

France has successfully voted through a measure that requires companies to limit the spillover of work into their employees’ private lives – giving employees “the right to disconnect” their email out …

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05 January 2016
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Wellbeing for flexible workers

For many employees flexible working arrangements are a dream come true. However, a change of scene can have some serious repercussions for our health..

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