Category: Employee Wellbeing

How to Reduce Stress in your Workplace

Tim shares his top tips on how to reduce stress in the workplace. By Tim Frear “Mental ill health costs UK employers an estimated £34.9 billion each year – the equivalent of £1,300 for every employee in the UK workforce. Broken down, that’s £10.6 billion in sickness absence, £21.2 billion in reduced productivity, and £3.1 […]

September 19, 2016

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Conflict doesn’t always need mediation

In this blog, Tim discusses how a conflict doesn’t always need mediation.  By Tim Frear The employment relationship can be fragile and as we’re spending so much of our lives at work, when this relationship starts to break down, mediation is a great way to resolve issues and disputes. Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) […]

September 19, 2016

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Growth Mindset Que…?

Becky explains what it means to have a growth mindset, and how this way of thinking could help your business! By Becky Mee ‘I think I can, therefore I do’, ‘Dream, Believe, Achieve’, ‘What you feed your mind will lead your life’ read the notebook covers on the shelf in my local stationery store. TED […]

September 19, 2016

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Indemnity Insurance – The Comfort Blanket that Fails…

In this blog, Laura looks at indemnity insurance and how it is not always the reliable comfort blanket you think it is! By Laura Rigby Indemnity insurance – covering all legal and compensation costs resulting from a tribunal claim. The purpose of it seems far too good to be true… that’s because it often is! […]

September 19, 2016

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Do Leaders Need to Know…Everything?

Can we ever expect managers to have all the answers? In his latest blog, Tim discusses why we can’t. By Tim Frear As an HR Manager who manages a team of professionals and has worked as part of a senior executive team, I’m regularly asked questions outside the scope of my knowledge. As I sit […]

September 19, 2016

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Don’t give High Performers a ‘Get out of Jail Free’ Card

Do you let your shining stars get away with murder? Tim looks at how this could be a problem and how to deal with it! By Tim Frear Don’t you hate it when there is one rule for one and one for another, so in 2018 why are companies still allowing high performers to work […]

September 19, 2016

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PR Series Part 3: Evaluating the performance review process

The two previous blogs in this series, discussed the various types of performance reviews and how to successfully embed them into a business. This blog, Laura looks at evaluating the performance review process in place to ensure that it remains fit for purpose. By Laura Rigby Why review the performance review process? The performance review […]

September 19, 2016

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Absence Series Part 3: Reasons for it and how to create a healthy culture

‘Minor illness remains the top cause of short-term absence for most organisations. Stress and acute medical conditions are most commonly responsible for long-term absence’. Here’s Tim part 3 of our Absence Series. By Tim Frear How do we tackle the minor illness short term absences? Is offering a flu vaccination the only thing we can […]

September 19, 2016

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When can Mediation Help?

In this blog, Becky outlines the difference between mediation and facilitation and when mediation can help. By Becky Mee When people talk about mediation, there’s a sinking feeling, a rolling of eyes and some knowing looks. You know things have got out of hand and it’s the equivalent of the referee stepping into the boxing […]

September 19, 2016

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Are you Scared of your Trade Union Rep?

Are you nervous at the thought of meeting with a trade union rep? In this blog, Laura tells you why you haven’t got anything to worry about! By Laura Rigby I recall the first time an employee advised me that they were bringing a trade union representative to support them in a formal meeting. It […]

September 19, 2016

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