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.
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.
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.
April Employment Law Developments
What employment law developments do employers need to be aware of? In this article, Laura Findlay highlights the key issues to think about in April 2022.
Financial wellbeing in the new financial year
As we head into a new financial year, some essential HR tasks need to be on your agenda for the coming weeks. Many considerations need to be made in a new financial year, and firms should ensure they are compliant with updated legislation. The financial wellbeing of your employees is also a factor that should be considered.
Making Effective Contributions to Project Teams
Every member of a project team has an important role to play, whether they are in a project management position or not. This article discusses what individuals can do to ensure they make effective contributions that lead to project success.
Talking About Protected Characteristics
Businesses can sometimes be afraid to talk about protected characteristics for fear of ‘getting it wrong’ or causing offence. Laura Findlay discusses why firms should tackle challenging conversations around Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion instead of avoiding them, as well as championing awareness, training, and competence.