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To be or not to be... in the office – the rise of presenteeism

We’ve all been there… you’re not feeling well; the eyes are streaming; the throat is sore; you’re aching all over… but there’s work to be done, so despite feeling rubbish, you head into your workplace (or stay...


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Gender pay gap reporting: adding fuel to the equal pay fire?

Gender pay gap reporting and equal pay have been hot topics in the news recently, with some of the UK’s largest employers publishing their pay gap reports and repeated stories in the media regarding equal pay. We have recently seen the BBC u...


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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 ...