Category Archives: Employee Relations

July 31, 2019

What is the UK government’s Good Work Plan?

In 2018, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, published a paper called the Good Work Plan. But what does it mean for employers?

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May 15, 2019

Where to start when making reasonable adjustments at work

When it comes to making reasonable adjustments at work, you shouldn’t simply wait until an employee with a disability approaches you, and asks for help. As an employer, you have a responsibility to take pro-active action. Employment lawyer Steven Azizi has some tips to help you get started.

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April 3, 2019

How technology compounds the problem of mental health in the workplace

Mental health in the workplace is not just another fad. And according to neuroscientist Baroness Susan Greenfield, we are becoming a nation of thrill-seeking tech junkies with abnormally large dopamine factories in our brains. Fortunately, there’s an easy way to help employees physically reverse the damage of tech addiction.

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February 27, 2019

This picture is why presenteeism is bad for your business

We did an experiment to show why presenteeism is bad for your business. This picture was drawn with an injured hand. Actually, the illustrator did a really good job! But it’s certainly not his best. But what happens when an illness is less visible?

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January 30, 2019

How an after hours email policy might work in practice

Experts like Professor Sir Cary Cooper say that we should not send emails after hours. But is an after hours email policy realistic? Or is it too challenging to implement and enforce?

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