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One in four serious injuries occur in the workplace

New research into injury incidents in the UK reveals that a shocking proportion of the population has suffered a severe injury at work within the last five years.

Contributor: Adrian Denson, chief legal officer - Fletchers Serious Injury | Published: 19 June 2020

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Signs are working in lockdown is increasing job satisfaction

New research from global health service company Cigna Europe has revealed that working from home during lockdown has increased overall job satisfaction, improved work relationships and is reducing work-related stress among UK workers.

Contributor: Arjan Toor, CEO - Cigna Europe | Published: 9 June 2020

24 million called back in first phase out of lockdown

New research has today revealed that UK employers are planning to bring between 30 and 80 percent of their staff back to the workplace in the first phase out of lockdown.

Contributor: Gavin Wiseman, Employer and Founder - Healthy Return | Published: 20 May 2020

COVID-19: How effective has HR been so far?

As the lockdown in the UK continues, Sheila Attwood looks at what HR is doing to help employees maintain good mental health and wellbeing. XpertHR's second pulse survey of how HR is navigating the challenge of ensuring employee wellbeing and health

Contributor: Sheila Attwood, Managing Editor, Pay and HR Practice - XpertHR | Published: 8 May 2020

COVID-19: loneliness is the other great threat

With more than nine million people1 regularly experiencing loneliness before the pandemic began, Dr Peter Mills and Dr Inge Schrever, doctors responsible for Cigna’s medical team, explain why the lack of social interaction and face to face contact with friends and loved ones can lead to a number of health issues, both physically and psychologically.

Contributor: Dr Peter Mills - Cigna | Published: 21 April 2020

Covid 19’s Legacy? Let’s Make it Celebrating our NHS and Care Heroes

The coronavirus pandemic has turned all of our lives upside down, but throughout it all the UK’s NHS, social and care workers have been on-hand to look after us. Pharmaceuticals’ boss Dr Nik Kotecha OBE reflects on the huge debt of gratitude each and every one of us owes to our healthcare heroes.  

Contributor: Dr Nik Kotecha OBE is Chief Executive - Morningside Pharmaceuticals, | Published: 12 April 2020

XpertHR offers guidance for employers in relation to the Coronavirus

“If they haven’t already got one, employers should consider putting in place a flu pandemic contingency plan to address business continuity in case the situation worsens. They should also consider implementing an infectious diseases in the workplace policy to ensure a clear approach to minimising the risk of the coronavirus being contracted and spread.”

Contributor: XpertHR | Published: 10 February 2020