The Blog: October 2018

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Alison Hallett
   

Don’t get left behind – diversity and inclusion in the workplace

It’s no secret that diversity and inclusion are popular buzz words in today’s business world. It’s also well known that businesses with a healthy balance of gender, race and age are more likely to outperform their competitors. But how can they deliver effective diversity and inclusion schemes?

Article by 23 October 2018

Christine Husbands
   

The case for early intervention in employee mental health conditions

Employees are becoming increasingly aware that some employers go that extra mile to build in added-value services such as mental health support, within their employer-sponsored insurance policies (including Group Income Protection, Group Critical Illness and Group Life Assurance). There is clear evidence to show that early intervention, particularly for mental health conditions is crucial, so employers who do not currently offer this type of support should be asking themselves ‘why not?’

Article by 18 October 2018

Louisa Weinstein
   

From Manager to Resolution Agent: The management superpower

In the book “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki, one of the main protagonists, a centenarian female Buddhist Priest says that everyone has a superpower.  When faced with seemingly intractable workplace conflict, leaders of organisations and HR can feel like they need managers with superpowers. What we don’t always see is that, with some core conflict resolution tools and infrastructure, they can find that they do.

Article by 16 October 2018

Cinthya Quijano
   

Vision & Purpose the heartbeat of an organisation

Organisations used to talk about mission and vision, today we talk about purpose and vision, but what are they? Are they innately different? And why is it that some organisations find it hard to align these two concepts?

Article by 11 October 2018