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More support is needed around menstruation in the workplace

Half of menstruators (48 percent) say there is a definite stigma against periods in their workplace. A new survey of 2,000 menstruators by CIPD training specialist DPG has revealed a significant period stigma in UK workplaces.

Contributor: Sarah Aubrey | Published: 15 June 2019

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Jaded, worn out workers want to party

Even the most jaded of workers can’t resist a good knees-up and enjoy a work party, according to research conducted by ComRes on behalf of Clownfish Events across a UK wide sample. Two thirds of British adults (67 percent) believe work parties are a good way for employers to reward their staff.

Contributor: Matt Turner | Published: 12 August 2018

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It’s Lazy Day!

August 10th is celebrated in the US and around the world as Lazy Day, a day for people to take a break from work and spend the day doing absolutely nothing. We all know that taking a break from work is good for our health and wellbeing, and Lazy Day is a great excuse to do just that.

Contributor: Adrian Lewis | Published: 10 August 2018

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The growing trend of duvet days

A recent study into ‘duvet days’ suggests that employees are feeling increasingly stressed, with 61% admitting that they have taken a ‘duvet day’ from work in order to recuperate. Bed and sleep specialist, Time 4 Sleep, has considered the benefits of duvet days and found that they’re more important than you might think to your employees’ mental health and wellbeing.

Contributor: Jonathan Warren | Published: 18 July 2018

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The secret to reward finally revealed

Annual leave and public recognition are the work-related benefits most likely to make employees feel loved at work, according to a survey of nearly 2,000 employees. The results also found that employees wanted to be rewarded spontaneously and for good work, whilst also suggesting that they valued bespoke, personalised awards over monetary value.

Contributor: Jamie King | Published: 13 March 2018

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HRDs report growing demand for health and wellbeing cover

Bupa Global, the international health insurer, has carried out extensive research among 150[1] HR Directors and 1,851 globally mobile employees. It found that employees are demanding more from their employers in terms of health and wellbeing benefits whilst working abroad, and their international private medical insurance (IPMI) in particular.

Contributor: Sheldon Kenton, Managing Director -  Bupa Global | Published: 23 December 2017