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Half of boards are unhappy with HR analytics  

At a time when HR wants to play a more strategic role in the business, this represents a significant challenge for organisations. Despite dissatisfaction being high, action is planned within the industry. More than three quarters (76 percent) of organisations are planning to increase investment in HR technology as a whole.

Article by: Brenda Morris | Published: 27 January 2019

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Team Tactics: How to Maximise Team Potential in 2019

Productivity and engagement are frequently discussed topics in the world of HR, with everyone eagerly searching for ways to get teams and departments to ‘click’ and work together effectively. The results that can be achieved when this takes place are truly spectacular, I’ve seen it first hand many times.

Article by: Maximillian Newton | Published: 26 January 2019

Award winning performance management

“In order to support the high performance, ideas focused culture we were building, we wanted to create something much more dynamic to stretch and grow our workforce, a performance and development journey that people felt they owned and were in control of.

Article by: Jane Sparrow | Published: 25 January 2019

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Canada – Health and Safety – in focus

Canada’s health and safety system grew out of the Royal Commission on the Relations of Capital and Labour that started in 1887. It grew further from the 1913 Royal Commission to study workers’ compensation – The Meredith Report - which outlined a no-fault compensation for injured workers. In 1919 the Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada was founded as a non-profit organisation to facilitate the exchange of information between Workers’ Compensation Boards and Commissions, as by the early twentieth century, every jurisdiction in Canada had created workers’ compensation boards and had passed laws to regulate hygiene, lighting, heating, ventilation, accident reporting and fire safety at factories. The fundamental worker rights within all Canadian legislation jurisdiction came from the 1974 Hamm Report, and are the right to know, the right to participate and the right to refuse dangerous work.

Article by: NEBOSH | Published: 24 January 2019

talent

The path to a wellbeing culture and a healthier return

It’s important to manage ill health absence effectively. Equally – if not more – important, is prevention. A good place to start is building and sustaining a positive, supportive workplace culture where employees are encouraged to lead healthy, active lives and have a good work/life balance.

Article by: Dr. Mark Winwood | Published: 24 January 2019

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Ten tips to improve your sleep

Getting regular exercise during the day will help you to feel tired at night. Being active increases your metabolism and helps against stress and anxiety, which in turn will improve your sleep. Try to exercise earlier in the day or, if you prefer late night workouts, give yourself time to wind down and relax afterwards.

Article by: Mark Winwood | Published: 24 January 2019

health

Mental health – recognising the signs you’re struggling 

Mental health concerns are often not clear-cut and often people do not realise that they may have a problem. This is why it is vital to look after your mental health at all times. Mental health issues are more than just receiving a diagnosis and then going for treatment.

Article by: Victoria Anderson | Published: 23 January 2019

employees

How to beat the blues 

Blue Monday, which lands this year on Monday 21 January, is traditionally the time when people lament their broken New Year’s resolutions, unpaid bills, the shorter and darker days and the increasingly cold weather, but Peldon Rose’s survey of nearly 1,000 office workers reveals that many of the causes.

Article by: Jitesh Patel | Published: 22 January 2019

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Brexit fears crystallise and economic gloom takes hold

It seems that confidence that the UK would be able to negotiate a deal with the EU that would at least allow a ‘break even’ position has evaporated. 59 percent of companies admitted to preparing for a no deal scenario when the survey was conducted in December.

Article by: Unknown | Published: 22 January 2019