With a quarter of people experiencing mental ill-health each year and up to one in six people in work suffering with conditions such as depression, anxiety or stress-related issues, it's important to take wellbeing at work seriously.
Lloyd’s Culture Survey Reveals Depth of Sexism in the Industry
A recent culture survey of Lloyd’s of London has highlighted significant problems regarding sexual harassment within the market.
Building Networks within the Workplace
Within the workplace, it is important to build up a strong professional network. How can we build successful networks at work?
Dealing with Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace
Under SM&CR, the FCA is placing increased emphasis on non-financial misconduct in firms and encouraging positive organisational cultures. Does your firm take incidents of bullying and harassment seriously?
Dress Codes in the Modern Office
Parts of the UK have experienced the hottest July day on record, raising some interesting questions concerning office dress codes. Is it acceptable to make members of staff wear formal clothing, when temperatures are soaring? And are dress codes needed in the 21st century office?
Gender and Leadership
What makes a person a good leader – their skills and abilities or their gender? Despite preconceptions that still prevail, diversity in leadership should be encouraged, particularly with SM&CR on the horizon...
Criminal Records and SM&CR
SM&CR introduces more stringent requirements in respect of criminal record checks. What will these involve?
Retaining Good Employees
Recruitment can be costly and time-consuming. This article considers the benefits of retaining good employees and explores how organisations can successfully encourage staff retention.
The Importance of a Good Induction
Is your induction process well-planned – or do you leave new recruits to their own devices? Amy Foster explains why having a robust induction process is so important for both employers and employees.