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Research from AXA PPP healthcare shows that many businesses have not yet sufficiently adjusted to the changing nature of the workforce. Employers need to ensure that their policies, procedures and communications are geared up to meet the needs of the growing number of older workers, and in particular, that they support the sandwich generation who are caring for loved ones while working. Ill health and…
Employers for Carers and Carers UK have launched a new survey to explore the impacts of the later stages of caring – especially when caring comes to an end – on employers and carers in the workplace. An increasing number of people in the UK are combining work with caring for family members or friends who are older, disabled or terminally ill. However, caring still…
Carers Rights Day is an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of caring in your workplace. Why not get involved this year? Many working carers may not be aware that support and advice is available to help them. There are plenty of ways you can join in with Carers Rights day to change this, such as an information stand, a lunchtime Q & A or a…
Britain’s most family friendly workplaces unveiled Top Employers for Working Families are announced today by the UK’s work-life balance charity Working Families Employers compete annually to be named a Top Employer for Working Families. This year’s Top Ten – in alphabetical order – are: American Express Citi Deloitte DWF LLP EY Lloyds Banking Group Ministry of Justice National Assembly for Wales Royal Bank of Scotland…
A new study shows 63% of managers put business interests above staff wellbeing – but serious companies realise that doesn’t make sense. The mental health of the UK workforce is in a grim state, according to a major new survey. More than three quarters of the 20,000 workers aged 16- to 64 who took part said they had experienced symptoms of poor mental health, and…