Exercise in the early years

7 February 2020

With childhood obesity on the rise, concern over nutrition and exercise in the early years has never been greater. Elizabeth Walker investigates.

Country Profile — Indonesia

7 February 2020

One of the world’s great emerging economies, Indonesia presents high potential for UK exporters in search of new growth markets.

The perils of the workplace romance

5 February 2020

February is seen as the month of love; with Valentine’s Day ensuring everyone’s mind is focused on the romantic side of life. Workplace romances, however, may not be all hearts and flowers; here we look at the downsides to office romances.

A new decade: resolving to act and praise

5 February 2020

2020 must see the UK make a real commitment to reducing air pollution and protecting outdoor workers from exposure to dirty air, says Lawrence Waterman.

Mental Health Act to be reformed

5 February 2020

Patients suffering from mental health conditions, including anxiety or depression, could be given greater control over their treatment after the Government pledged to reform the Mental Health Act.

Workplace romances and break ups

5 February 2020

Romantic relationships between co-workers is not uncommon, with 65% of office workers admitting to having been involved in a workplace relationship according to a study by Approved Index. Addressing office relationships can be difficult as employees are likely to be protective over something they consider to be a personal matter. However, leaving this unchecked could create an uncomfortable situation in the workplace which means employers must approach this in a tactful manner.

New ministers appointed after election

5 February 2020

The Conservatives have made no major changes to the Government in areas related to occupational health and safety, following the December election.