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Self-employed mental health struggles on the increase

The number of self-employed people saying they have “poor” or “very poor” mental health has increased from 6-26% since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic (a 300% rise), according to new research by IPSE (the Associat...


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Cyberbullying and COVID-19 – what employers need to know

Whilst bullying and harassment in the workplace is nothing new (a 2020 study found that 15% of people had been a victim of workplace bullying) cyberbullying in the workplace is a relatively new phenomenon – and on the rise. Simply put, cybe...


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Calculating ethnicity pay gap – a “critical first step for an organisation”

The number of companies calculating their ethnicity pay gap has grown significantly in the past two years, a study by PwC suggests. A survey of more than 100 businesses that collectively employ more than one million UK employees also shows signifi...


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IWFM COVID-19 Response Award shortlist announced

The IWFM has announced the shortlist for its extra addition to this year's IWFM Impact Awards 2020 – The COVID-19 Response Award. Due to the high level of interest in this special category and the sheer range of projects and stories, the jud...


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New strategy tackles climate emergency in a post-COVID built environment

WorldGBC network has launched Sustainable Buildings for Everyone, Everywhere – a new strategy to tackle climate emergency, health and wellbeing and resource efficiency issues in the built environment. Based on climate science and the Global...


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Charity launches free domestic abuse advice line for businesses

A new advice line for businesses supporting employees experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse has been launched by domestic abuse charity Hestia. One in four women and one in six men will experience domestic abuse at some point in their lifetim...