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Employee Wellbeing Conference

The challenges and opportunities relating to the mental, financial and physical health related wellbeing of our people are now firmly at the top of the business agenda, alongside increasing awareness and understanding of the myriad of issues involved.

The critical importance of the wellbeing of our colleagues to both employee and customer engagement and also to the reputation of the wider enterprise is now recognised across the board in a fast changing and fast moving working environment. Research shows that colleague stress levels and the attendant wellness challenges are at an all-time high in the workplace against a backcloth of disruption and uncertainty.

Our case study led solutions focussed Employee Wellbeing Conference will address these issues head on and our overarching aim is to equip our delegates with all the tools and techniques they need to improve health and wellbeing at their own organisations.

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British Airways Pilots call off next week’s strike

British Airways pilots have called off the next strike in their dispute, which had been scheduled for 27 September. Last week, a two-day stoppage called by the pilots’ union, Balpa, forced BA to cancel almost all its flights. The strike followed failed negotiations between the union and the airline over a pay offer of 11.5% […]

Facebook unveils its plan for oversight board

Facebook has unveiled its plan to create an independent “oversight” board to make decisions over how the network is moderated. The firm insisted the panel, which will hear its first “cases” in 2020, will have power to override decisions it makes over contentious material and influence new policy. The idea, dubbed the Facebook supreme court, […]

New report calls for radical reform of the apprenticeship programme

A new report from leading apprenticeships provider QA has called for a radical shake-up in how the apprenticeship programme in England is funded and run, to turbo charge social mobility and support growth in high tech, high growth areas of the economy. Current data on apprenticeships shows that overall, compared to university students, apprentices are […]

Almost half of HR professionals now utilising data for improved workforce planning and reporting

Almost half of HR professionals (44%) are now using data for workforce planning and reporting, a YouGov study commissioned by MHR Analytics has revealed. Despite this, the survey of 500 HR leaders also showed most companies are not reaching their full potential with workforce planning analytics. Laura Timms, Product Strategy Manager at MHR Analytics says: […]

Record number of entries and finalists at the 2019 International Engage Awards: the only customer and employee engagement awards programme

Engage Business Media’s 2019 International Engage Awards programme has broken new records with more entries and more finalists than ever before in their history. This is the first year the originally titled Engage Awards have been named the International Engage Awards to recognise the global scope of entries from our community of industry-leading companies around […]

Uncertainty around pawnbroker closures

Customers of a High Street pawnbroker are being left in the dark after branches were closed and calls unanswered. A&B Pawnbrokers (Albemarle & Bond) and Herbert Brown stores have closed their doors, and its website says “this store” has ceased trading. Owner Speedloan Finance has yet to make it clear whether any of the 116 […]

The importance of inclusion and diversity to the workplace

By 2025, millennials (generation Y) will make up approximately 75% of the worldwide, occupying a growing number of leadership roles in the workplace. 74% of this generation also believe that their workplace is more innovative when the culture is more inclusive. With diversity and inclusion continuing to be of importance to employees, becoming key reasons […]

Illegal work practices ‘far too common’ says Think Tank study

About one in 20 workers does not get paid holidays, while one in 10 does not get a payslip, according to a report by the Resolution Foundation think tank. It found workers over the age of 65 are most likely to not have paid holidays, despite a legal entitlement to 28 days a year, or […]

UK pensions crisis continues to grow with gig economy

The UK continues to sleepwalk into a pensions crisis due to the lack of retirement savings by millions of gig economy workers, warns leading HR and payroll provider MHR ahead of Pension Awareness Day this Sunday. The Nottingham-based company says workers in the gig economy, estimated by the TUC to number 4.7 million, risk having […]

John Lewis warns of no-deal Brexit impact

John Lewis has fallen to a half-year loss and says a no-deal Brexit will have a “significant” impact. The retailer said while it had prepared for no deal, it could not fully offset the effect and the impact on fresh food supplies was a concern. The stores group, which also owns Waitrose, reported a loss of […]