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Reducing workplace stress

Dr Lynda Shaw identifies tips to manage and alleviate stress in the workplace from both a manager and employees perspective.

Article by: | Published: 12 August 2014

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Don’t ignore introverts

Companies that are structured around dominating extroverted employees are at risk of ignoring valuable input from introverted characters which could be hugely detrimental to businesses, according to cognitive and business psychologist Dr Lynda Shaw.

Article by: | Published: 11 August 2014

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Mr/Mrs Motivator

We spend such a huge amount of time in work, how we feel about it can either make or break us!

Article by: | Published: 8 August 2014

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Mind the pay gap

Research by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that in the UK, women earn on average only 87 pence out of every pound paid to men. Article by Jessica Corsi who is a partner and employment law specialist at Doyle Clayton.

Article by: | Published: 8 August 2014

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Dissolving Stress

In such a fast paced, 24/7 world, how do we keep ourselves motivated and stress free? By Janice Haddon, Managing Director of Morgan Redwood.

Article by: | Published: 8 August 2014

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The implications of McMillan v Airedale NHS

The Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court's decision that a contractual disciplinary procedure did not allow an employer to increase a disciplinary sanction on appeal. In the absence of an express contractual right to increase the sanction on appeal, no such power will be implied into the contract.

Article by: | Published: 4 August 2014

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Human Resources and Social Media – Facebook fiasco

Restricting access to messaging, social and video services fuels employee disobedience, Samsung research reveals. British employees are the most likely in Europe to ignore workplace restrictions on social media, messaging apps and cloud storage apps, according to a new study involving 4,500 office workers launched today by Samsung Electronics.

Article by: | Published: 4 August 2014

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When disaster strikes

The shocking news of recent airline disasters and infectious disease outbreaks brings into sharp focus for employers the sometimes unforeseeable risks facing employees who frequently travel for work. Article by Joel Davis, Senior Associate; Brett Feltham, Partner and Ute Krudewagen, Partner., at DLA Piper UK Plc.

Article by: | Published: 31 July 2014