Dyslexia Awareness Month

Moving on from our focus on mental health, another area of concern for employers is often when they are told that an employee is dyslexic. October is Dyslexia Awareness Month so it seemed fitting that we talk about dyslexia in the workplace.

Wellness Action Plans

We continue with this month’s theme of supporting employees with mental ill health issues. If you recognise that an employee may be having some mental ill health issues, encourage them and work with them (if they are happy to do so) to create a Wellness Action Plan.

Fifteen warning signs of potential depression

Mental health has become the biggest single cause of staff absence resulting in 70 million lost working days throughout the UK per year.

12 Reasonable Adjustments to Consider for Employees with Mental Health Issues

Employers are legally required to make “reasonable adjustments” to support employees with a disability under the Equality Act 2010.

Supporting Staff Experiencing Mental Ill Health

Managers may well be confident in supporting their staff with physical ill health but we often find they are unsure of how to best approach an employee who they believe may be experiencing some mental ill health issues.

Some Advice for World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day. We are finding that every week we are helping clients more and more with mental health issues in relation to their employees.

Seven steps to get the best out of virtual meetings

With winter on the horizon and increased environmental concerns, many of our clients are asking us about the best way to adopt virtual meetings across their business.

Company Car Drivers – Autumn/Winter Hazards

I am sure you have noticed the nights have started to draw in and, although there are some spectacular views in the autumn sky, low sunrises and sunsets can cause a problem for drivers.

Employee Pulling a Sickie? You Do Have Options…

An employee has phoned in sick. They’ve followed all the correct reporting procedures, but you have your suspicions that they are “pulling a sickie”. There isn’t much you can do about, is there?

Disciplinary, Dismissal & Grievance Procedures

During the life cycle of your employee, you may find it necessary to exercise some form of disciplinary action which could take any number of forms ranging from counseling, informal warnings, etc. through to a final warning or even dismissal.

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