Statutory sick pay in the UK

UK employees are lucky to be entitled to statutory sick pay. But not everybody qualifies - and some people believe the weekly allowance is not enough.

March 18, 2020
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Would your business survive with a homeworking workforce?

Whether it’s an earthquake, a flood, or a zombie apocalypse. Disaster can strike at any time. But what would you actually do if your entire workforce was suddenly unable to visit the office?

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Is an Employee Assistance Programme worthwhile?

The ‘Employee Assistance Programme’ is one of the most common workforce mental health interventions in the UK. But does it actually provide any value, or is it just a box-ticking exercise?

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Peeling back the layers for positive mental health at work

To understand what leads to positive mental health, you need to peel back the layers, and look at it through a more holistic lens. And according to Dr Shaun Davis, of Royal Mail Group, you can kick this off by getting to know the people who work for you.

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Avoiding discrimination against mental health at work

In this video, Employment Law specialist, Jay Bhiyani, talks about discrimination against mental health at work. She explains some of the policies and procedures that can help to protect you against lawsuits, while providing a better working environment.

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Changing the narrative on mental health in the workplace

Ex-mental health nurse, Stacy Thomson, shares her professional expertise on how the phrase ‘mental health’ applies to more than just the mentally ill – and how we can all help to change the narrative on mental health in the workplace.

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Starting the conversation about mental health in the workplace

Our blog editor, and resident Mental Health First Aider, talks about why it is so important to start the conversation about mental health in the workplace. This video was live broadcast as part of The Future of People Conference, 2019.

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