mental health

People managers’ guide to mental health at work

People managers’ guide to mental health at work CIPD in collaboration with Mind, the mental health charity, have developed a guide to help managers facilitate conversations about stress and mental health problems with employees. CIPD found that poor mental health was the most common cause of long-term sickness absence in UK workplaces and that stress-related absence…

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Employment Tribunal Quarterly Statistics: Apr-Jun 2018

Employment Tribunal Quarterly Statistics April – June 2018  The Ministry of Justice has published the quarterly statistics for the period April – June 2018.  38% of all tribunal receipts were Employment Tribunal’s (ET). ET receipts more than tripled this quarter, alongside an increase in ET disposals, driven by single claims. ET fee refund scheme: 5,100…

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Mental Health at Work

Mental Health at Work On the 12th September, Prince William unveiled a new website designed to help managers support staff struggling with mental health as well as improve mental well-being in the workplace. Mental Health at Work is overseen by Mind, the mental health charity, and funded by The Royal Foundation as part of their Heads Together campaign.  It was launched…

Whistleblowing charity

Whistleblower’s Charity changes its name to ‘Protect’

Whistleblower’s Charity ‘Public Concern At Work’ changes its name The leading experts in whistleblowing, Public Concern At Work, has changed its name to Protect. Protect provides confidential advice to individuals who have witnessed wrongdoing in their organisations and are unsure how to raise their concerns. The charity campaigns for better legal protection for whistleblowers within…

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The new Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay Act

The new Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay Act A new workplace right to leave for bereaved parents has been given the royal seal of approval today. The first law of its kind in the UK will support those affected by the tragedy of childhood mortality. The Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay Act will give all…