Employer vaccination dilemma

Employers can’t force staff to have the vaccine, but they should encourage them to. Where do employers stand and what can they actually do? advohr’s Alison Gill looks at the problem and gives practical advice. The COVID-19 vaccine rollout is new to us all...

The science behind long-term stress

We’re not designed to deal with this protracted period of stress, so how can we combat it? Says Dr Peter Mills, clinical director, Cigna Europe who takes a closer look at how stress impacts our bodies, what can be done about it and practical advice on...

Coronavirus conflict at work

advo hr’s Alison Gill addresses the conflict that COVID brings to the workplace and how to address the differing employee views and concerns. “Black Wednesday in 1992 saw interest rates to 15% and the great recession of 2008 which took the UK economy five years...

Mixing drink with work

90% of employees have admitted to drinking on the job. Even when staff are remote, employers have a strict duty of care over employee mental and physical wellbeing. This means ensuring that staff aren’t compromising their health for their work, which throughout the...

Dying of embarrassment

More than a third of Brits would be too embarrassed to visit the doctor if displaying bowel cancer symptoms, with over 65% not confident anyway in identifying what these symptoms are. The results of a new study, by Cromwell Hospital, found that 35% of Brits1 would be...