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Redundancies – the importance of employee involvement in decision-making

In a statement on the careful handling of redundancies during the current climate, professional bodies ACAS, CBI and TUC have stressed the importance of involving and communicating with employees throughout the decision-making process, to ensure t...


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Government needs to invest in safety and health to support workers, businesses and the economy

IOSH has submitted proposals to the UK Government’s Comprehensive Spending Review, calling for recognition of the importance of occupational safety and health in revitalising and rebuilding an economy ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic. The p...


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Pattenmakers search for 2021 Young Facilities Manager Award winner

Livery company the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers is looking for the next winner of its annual Young Manager Award – a unique career development opportunity. The award is open to managers aged 21-32 working in the FM sector, and there i...


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One in three businesses rescoping roles to assist with post-lockdown recovery

The continued impact of COVID-19 is being felt in Britain’s workplaces, as new data from specialist recruiter Robert Half reveals one in three businesses are rescoping roles to assist with post-lockdown recovery. The survey of more than 1,5...


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Looking after people working from home – DSE and mental health

Since the Prime Minister’s announcement this week that those who can work from home should go back to do doing so, employers should again be focusing on employees’ home working arrangements, recognising that they have the same health a...


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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...