Employee surveillance has reportedly increased since the start of the pandemic. What impact does this have on employee productivity?
Tribunal Rules Long Covid is a Disability under Equality Act 2010
A recent tribunal hearing has ruled that an employee suffering from long Covid was ‘disabled’ under the Equality Act 2010 and so could bring a disability discrimination claim against his former employer. What do employers need to consider following this?
Improving Social Impact
Having an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy demonstrates a firm’s commitment to reducing the risk of harm. This article examines the social impact of businesses and what firms will need to consider for their own practices.
Giving Feedback – An Essential Skill
Giving feedback is an important workplace skill, and yet many of us struggle with it. In this article, Laura Findlay looks at some useful techniques for giving effective feedback.
Financial Wellbeing in the Cost of Living Squeeze
Earlier this year, the cost of living was the highest it’s been in 20 years. Laura Findlay looks at the measures employers can take to support employees and their financial wellbeing.
The Queen's Speech – Areas of Note
Laura Findlay looks at some HR-related areas of note from the Queen’s Speech 2022, which was delivered at the State Opening of Parliament on 10 May.
Communication - A vital ingredient in workplace mental health
In this article, Laura Findlay looks specifically at healthy workplace communication and explores how employers can encourage staff to talk about their mental health.
National Insurance Contributions – What’s happening?
National Insurance Contributions increased in April 2022, resulting in a potential reduction in take-home pay. However, the National Insurance threshold will be raised by the government in July. This article provides a breakdown of the changes.
Mental Health Awareness Week - Loneliness
Mental Health Awareness Week will run from the 9th to the 15th of May and this year, The Mental Health Foundation has announced 'Loneliness' as the theme. Laura Findlay looks at the impact of loneliness on mental health and what employers can do to combat loneliness in the workplace.