A number of employment bodies have come out supporting an amendment to the First-Aid (Mental Health) Bill and its proposal to make mental health first aid (MHFA) training a legal requirement as part of first aid training.
Organisations should provide their crisis management teams with the correct level of training, investment and support so they can respond effectively to the major global risks facing the world in 2023.
Work-related ill-health and non-fatal injuries have risen, according to the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) latest annual health and safety at work statistics for Great Britain, published last week
A UK study of line managers that explores the support they have given employees who have returned to work after long-term sickness absence due to common mental disorders highlights five behavioural strategies that could enhance HR and senior management policies and practices.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued guidelines on mental health at work which provide evidence-based recommendations to promote mental health, prevent mental health conditions, and enable people living with mental health conditions to participate and thrive in work.
Menopause should be a protected characteristic and employers should have a duty to make reasonable adjustments for menopausal employees to stem the ‘steady haemorrhage of talented women from our workforce’, according to a group of MPs.
New research published by Ipsos suggests that more than half of UK adults would support the introduction of legislation giving employees the right to ignore work-related communications outside of their official working/on-call hours.
A joint report from two United Nations (UN) agencies includes measures that employers should put in place, including providing effective OSH support, so that workers’ health is adequately protected while they undertake teleworking.
Businesses that are considering removing a hybrid working option and bringing workers back to the office full time risk losing more than half of their staff, according to a YouGov survey commissioned by Microsoft UK.