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Thriving at work - Wellbeing and mental health

The week after Christmas is a particularly challenging one for wellbeing. The festivities are over, but the hangover may not be. The weather is gloomy and the sniffles are breaking out. We’re in debt from overspending and the new year stretc...


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What doulas do

Doula support helps women and families in all kinds of situations, who have different kinds of births and make a wide range of parenting choices. The services offered by a doula vary greatly according to the needs of the women, couple or family th...


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What's new for 2018?

As 2017 draws to a close, here are the top five things employers should be aware of for 2018: 1. Data protection. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in May 2018. Billed as the most important change in data privacy ...


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When data protection goes wrong

Data protection issues seem to be hitting the headlines more often at the moment, with large-scale breaches releasing the personal data of thousands of people into the public domain or the hands of criminals.  Our personal data is becoming a ...


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Uber’s appeal loss: the complications of employment status

On 10 November, taxi app Uber lost its appeal to overturn the decision of an Employment Tribunal that its drivers were entitled to workers’ rights such as the Minimum Wage and holiday pay. This case is an important victory for workers in th...


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SCORM is dead! Long live SCORM!

It’s been a great couple of months for the Development team at International Workplace. At the end of September, we discovered we’d been shortlisted for the Learning Technologies Awards 2017, for the development of our new IOSH Managin...