Archives November 2013

14
Nov

11 Steps to Employee Benefits Heaven!

Following my recent visit to People Management offices to take part in a round table discussion about health at work I thought I would give more detailed thoughts around workplace demographics – there are more women at work, more part time workers, more older employees and more ill or disabled employees, the question we were asked was are employers offering the …

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13
Nov

Pensions Auto-enrolment – are you ready?

Pensions Auto-enrolment – are you ready? The government started pension auto-enrolment in 2012 and is set to continue over the next six years. In 2018 every employer, regardless of the number of employees, will have to offer a workplace pension that complies with the government rules. Having spoken with Independent Financial Advisors who are assisting …

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12
Nov

CIPD Report on NIHCE Guidance on Promoting Wellbeing at Work

I read with interest the CIPD article on wellbeing at work. I was particularly interested to note the examples of steps employers could take to achieve employee well-being as provided by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence provides. In my Stress Management workshops I ask organisations what steps they take to manage stress at work, most have …

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11
Nov

Let’s Talk Health at Work

My time with People Management magazine I was honoured to be invited to Haymarket Publishing to take part in a round table discussion that appeared in the November issue of People Management magazine – the article is entitled CIPD Does HR understand Health? I was one of eight people asked along to share my thoughts and …

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7
Nov

Managing Stress at Fawlty Towers!

I have just returned to the office following another successful workshop introducing the competencies required to prevent and reduce stress at work. Unfortunately, the venue were not really prepared to host us, there were a catalogue of errors which included providing a projector that was so poor that anyone sitting more than four feet from the screen …

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