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?

September 25, 2019
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Keeping your contract workforce healthy and engaged

Lots of articles talk about the importance of positive health and wellbeing for your workforce. But hardly any address the issue of whether or not you should extend this to your contract workforce. I believe you absolutely should – and the experts agree.

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The secret rules of office coffee etiquette

Are you always the one doing the coffee run? Or maybe there’s a pesky criminal drinking from your own personal mug? Manners expert Richie Frieman joins us on the blog today, to guide us through some of the unspoken rules of office coffee etiquette.

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Workforce planning is one of the 10 biggest HR issues in 2019

Workforce planning is a top 10 HR issue for 2019. This is partly because of how big and complex the whole thing is – and the sheer volume of moving parts to consider. Let’s look at how to reduce some of these challenges.

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What is the point of a formal dress code in the workplace?

If you can give employees Dress Down Friday, then why do you insist on stuffy formal wear on Monday through Thursday? This article explores why a formal dress code in the workplace might not be completely necessary.

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Ways to reduce emails at work

The average office worker receives 121 emails per day. This can cause stress and anxiety. But there are habits you can learn and share with your employees, which will help you to reduce emails at work.

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How HR can deal with a stubborn boss

Being a key voice in your business as an HR manager can assist with inter-business disputes, especially when dealing with a stubborn boss.

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