The top 5 workplace stresses faced by employees in 2021

28 October 2021

From feeling overwhelmed to trouble sleeping, a lack of self-confidence and using drugs or alcohol to cope — there are a myriad of ways stress can impact daily life. Long-term stress can lead to physical, mental and emotional exhaustion, also known as burnout. And burnout can lead to serious health implications later down the line.

How clinical and care professionals will influence the statutory Integrated Care Systems

20 October 2021

In September, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI) published guidance on how to achieve the vision of a fully inclusive, multi-professional clinical and care leadership role, working equally with local government, social care and other partners, in developing and delivering the transition from clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to the new statutory Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) from April 2022.

Combatting our plastic habits in the workplace

30 September 2021

From revolutionary to ruinous, plastics breathed life into the current age we live in today. Now we face decisions and policy to wean businesses away from the lifeline that plastics offered to a more sustainable means of production in order to mitigate pollution, habitat loss and climate change. Existing commitments are to be reconsidered and even redoubled where new zero-waste and carbon reduction targets are to be met in earnest. Max Starr reports.

How to manage migraines at work

10 September 2021

Laura King evaluates whether migraines can be classed as a disability and assesses workplace adaptions that can be implemented to help migraine sufferers.

Suicide Prevention Day 2021

9 September 2021

Falling every year on 10 September, the day promotes open, honest and genuine conversations about suicide. This year the theme is “Creating hope through action”.

Managing an employee with shingles

6 September 2021

Nicola Jagielski from Health Assured describes what shingles is, and advises on whether employees who have the infection should be working.

Hybrid working: making it work

2 September 2021

Laura King explores the key questions managers will need to answer to identify if hybrid working fits with company values, as well as some practicalities.

How to communicate in a crisis

25 August 2021

Good communication is an important element of any health and safety management system. But how should you adapt your communication in a crisis situation such as a pandemic? Mike Sopp highlights key guidance.