This week’s HR Highlights – 13th June 2018
From supporting mental health in the workplace through to the most sought-after UK jobs & the happiest and saddest professions, make sure you’re up to date on the latest HR talking points with this week’s HR highlights.
Mental health is a growing issue in society, and the workplace can often reflect this. With approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK experiencing a mental health problem each year, according to NHS research, addressing employee wellbeing has become a core responsibility for HR teams.
What makes a job attractive? Your thoughts might jump to a high salary, or to a stress-free environment – however, your potential candidates are interested in something very different.
With legislation like GDPR aiming to reunite individuals with their privacy, amidst fears that our smartphones are listening to our conversations and our social media feeds are potentially pushing a certain political agenda on us, it appears that Big Brother is still watching.
With the focus on workplace wellbeing increasingly exponentially in recent years – and rightly so – more workers are now wary about the impact their job has on their health and might opt for a career that cares.
It’s uncomfortable to imagine that your employees might be stealing from you. However up to a fifth might be doing so every month when they submit their expenses forms.