This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. Millions of us have experienced a mental health problem or know someone who is currently struggling. Laura Findlay takes a look at what managers and companies can do to promote mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.
No Room for Zoom: Businesses pilot ‘Zoom-free’ days to combat videocall fatigue
Zoom fatigue is an increasingly common issue for many of us. In an age of flexible work arrangements, businesses must work hard to safeguard the physical and mental wellbeing of their employees. Could the introduction of ‘Zoom-free’ days be the key reduce the stress caused by back-to-back virtual meetings?
Interim Adjustments to ‘Right to Work’ Checks are to End
An important update from Katherine Watkins on the latest guidance on Right to Work (RTW) checks.
“This seat is occupied”: How Hot-Desking will affect the post-lockdown office space
Now that staff are getting settled back into work, attention now shifts to plans for improving office spaces. How likely are systems like hot-desking going to benefit businesses in the long-term?
Paws for Thought
The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a significant increase in pet ownership in the UK. What are the pros and cons of having a pet? And, as we begin to return to the office, will businesses adopt pet-friendly policies?
Customer Vulnerability: Why Diversity and Inclusion Helps
How can a diverse and inclusive organisational culture help firms understand the needs of vulnerable customers and deliver business benefit?
Back to Work Anxiety: Returning to the Office Post-Lockdown
As lockdown restrictions continue to ease and Covid vaccines become increasingly available, the focus for many has shifted to thoughts and concerns employees may have around returning to the workplace.
Snooze, you don’t lose!
Laura Findlay explains why having a good night’s sleep can improve productivity in the workplace and can improve employees’ mental health. What steps can employers take to let their staff ‘switch off’?