Tag Archives: adjustments

Ensuring equality in the workplace for those who are deaf or have some form of hearing loss

According to figures from Action on Hearing Loss (formerly the Royal National Institute for the Deaf), one in six people in the UK suffer from some form of hearing loss of which approximately one third are below retirement age – and … Continue reading

Posted in Employee Sickness | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Ensuring equality in the workplace for those who are deaf or have some form of hearing loss

Health questions during the recruitment process – what the Equality Act 2010 has to say

Research published in the journal Occupational Health [at Work] has revealed that the Equality Act 2010 has had a significant impact on the practice of asking pre-employment health questions during the recruitment process. Section 60 of the Equality Act 2010 … Continue reading

Posted in Employee Sickness, Tips & Ideas | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Health questions during the recruitment process – what the Equality Act 2010 has to say

Flexible working for carers

Most of us feel the pressure at work at times and feel like we’re struggling to get everything done. But what about those who work (often full time) and then return home to their ‘other’ (unpaid) job of caring for … Continue reading

Posted in Employee Sickness, Mental Health | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

The Equality Act 2010 – what employers need to know

The Equality Act 2010 (the Equality Act) is the law that bans the unfair treatment of employees (i.e. on the grounds of age, disability, race, sex, etc.) and helps achieve equal opportunities in the workplace and in wider society. Would … Continue reading

Posted in Tips & Ideas, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

Mental health in the workplace

This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 21-27 May and aims to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing with a particular focus on how doing good and helping others is good for mental health. One in four people … Continue reading

Posted in Depression, Employee Sickness, Mental Health, Tips & Ideas | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment