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The Warning Signs of Burnout and How to Avoid it

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.

Article by: Lucinda Pullinger | Published: 9 June 2019

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Addiction: Assessing corporate risk, developing a coherent policy

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

Article by: Dr Michael McCann | Published: 24 April 2019

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Best Practice Misconduct Investigations – A Short Guide

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.

Article by: Bettina Bender | Published: 1 July 2018

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Accidents at work – what HR professionals need to know

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.

Article by: James Ware | Published: 29 March 2018

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What do I need to do to protect young people at work?

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." 

Article by: Tim Tansley | Published: 11 March 2018