While January is one of the toughest times of the year for career blues in the UK, it is especially important to look out for signs of burnout later in the year as well. Stress and exhaustion at work impacts employees of all ages around the world, and at every level of the career ladder.
Published: 9 June 2019
The use or abuse of alcohol and/or drugs may not be perceived as a significant risk factor in some organisations but it should always be considered good governance in any company to undertake a Risk Assessment to identify any such potential organisational vulnerability
Published: 24 April 2019
Employee misconduct of a more serious nature can include a range of misdemeanours, from harassment of colleagues (including sexual harassment) to regulatory breaches or even potentially criminal activities. Contributor Bettina Bender, Employment Partner - Winckworth Sherwood.
Published: 1 July 2018
Despite this multi-pronged commitment to improving health and safety, workplaces can still present hazards, and some still do not approach health and safety with the seriousness it requires, so workplace accidents still occur. Here are some tips from the team at LegalExpert.co.uk on how HR departments should be addressing workplace accidents.
Published: 29 March 2018
The Management of Health and Safety at Work regulations require employers to pay attention to the need to protect young people at work: "From any risks to their health or safety which are a consequence of their lack of experience, or absence of awareness of existing or potential risks or the fact that young persons have not yet fully matured."
Published: 11 March 2018