The pros and cons of adopting a 4 day work week
The world’s largest pilot of a four-day working week has concluded and the results published. Key findings include it having a positive impact on employee retention, improved employee mental health and increased revenues.
92% of over 60 participating organisations have now decided to implement it permanently.
In this webinar we consider the pros and cons of adopting a four-day working week and share our practical guidance on how it could be implemented within your business.
Age discrimination legislation has been in place for many years but is perhaps an area of people management that is not often talked about.
In this webinar, we shine the spotlight on young and older workers, looking specifically at how employers can become age friendly by supporting young adults into their first employment and helping older workers to stay in work for longer, or transition to retirement.
We will consider how your business can bring in a more diverse age group and the benefits to supporting attraction and retention.
Immigration developments and how they impact employment
Developments in immigration are expected later this year for UK nationals travelling to the Schengen area.
In this webinar, we will explain the developments that include a new European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) and an EU Entry/Exit System (EES).
We will explore how these new systems will impact on employment. Specifically, we’ll consider how employers must manage business travel, and what considerations must be given to allowing remote working from outside the UK.
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Mental health in the workplace – your questions answered
In our SME Survey, 85% of employers stated that mental health was the most important aspect of health and safety. We also know from data published by the HSE that mental health accounted for 65% of all work related ill health cases in 2021/22.
During Mental Health Awareness Week, Victoria Templeton, HR Knowledge Manager and Dom Greenwood, Health & Safety Consultant answered your questions on how to support mental health in the workplace, from both an HR and health & safety perspective.
What are protected or ‘without prejudice’ conversations?
You will have heard the phrases ‘protected conversation’ or ‘without prejudice conversation’, you may even have some experience of holding them in your business, but what exactly are they and when will it be right? This webinar explores the difference between the two and considers why you may want to use them and when.
Health and Safety at Work: An introduction to mental health first aid
We all have mental health, just as we all have physical health. Mental ill health though can strike at any time and can affect people from all walks of life and after the year we have all had, the cases in mental health in the workplace have risen.
In this webinar, Dom Greenwood, our Senior Health, Safety and Environmental Manager will explore different mental health conditions and the signs and symptoms to look out. We will also look at what tools are available for businesses to be able to support their employees in the workplace.
Following the pandemic, we have seen an increase in Trade Union membership and we expect this to continue given the cost of living crisis and the threat of a global recession.
It is understood that in the latest released figures, that 40% of trade union members work in the private sector.
Join us in this webinar as we look at how an employer can effectively work with a Trade Union, including how to deal with a request for recognition, what is meant by collective bargaining and how to manage the relationship between both parties.
In this webinar, we look at how organisations can support the health and wellbeing of employees undergoing the menopause. This subject can be seen as a taboo, but it should not be. It is not a one-off event taking place over a short period, but a stage of a person’s life that can occur over many years. The aim of this webinar is to promote awareness, talk about how it can impact work and offer tips and guidance on what you can do to support.
Managing a Successful Return to In Person Work Social Events
With COVID restrictions having eased, we are likely to see a return to in-person Christmas parties this year.
Join us in this webinar, as we explore not only how an employer’s responsibilities in managing events may have changed since the pandemic, but we shall also explore the wider considerations for employers when planning events.
This webinar will provide practical steps that an employer can take to help ensure a successful work event takes place.