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The HR Connection

Dec 13, 2021

Conflict happens between people or groups of people who feel that another person or group is blocking their needs or not enabling them to express their views in the workplace. The CIPD survey found that the most common causes of conflict are differences in personality styles or working practices.

Conflict is more likely...


Nov 8, 2021

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome behaviour of a sexual nature, that violates someone’s dignity, and makes them feel intimidated, humiliated or degraded.

 

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a longstanding issue, which has been rightfully brought to the forefront in recent years. Harassment, including...


Oct 25, 2021

Wellbeing is so much more than just being ‘healthy’, it includes not only physical fitness but mental and social wellbeing too.

 

Desk based working can discourage an active lifestyle, and long periods of inactivity can store up a host of potential health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, certain cancers and...


Sep 27, 2021

Stress is a state of mental health that affects all of us at some point during our lives, and specifically, during our working life.

We know that for many of us, work is a primary cause of stress and with many of us spending the majority of our time at work, it is important that our workplaces are mentally healthy and...


Sep 13, 2021

You wouldn’t question a First Aider in the workplace to handle physical health issues, so why would handle Mental Health issues differently?

 

In 2018/19 work related stress, anxiety or depression accounted for 44% of all work-related ill health, and 54% of all working days lost to ill health.

This isn’t a new...