Third party harassment can happen in the workplace when someone other than the employer harasses the employee. This might include patients, customers or visitors.
This once taboo topic has been high profile lately. Half of the population will go through the menopause and yet it has historically been off limits as a discussion topic.
Discrimination arising from disability is where an employer treats an employee less favourably because of ‘something’ which results from their disability, and which can’t be justified.
According to the 2017 Stevenson Farmer report, the cost to employers of mental ill-health is between £33 – 42 billion every year, whilst the cost to government is estimated to be between £24 and 27 billion. In total the cost of poor mental health to the UK economy is somewhere between £74 – £99 billion…
The government has published its draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2019. From the 1st April 2019, most social security payments, such as maternity, sick and parental payments increase along with the minimum wage.
Tinnitus is caused by any trauma to the ear, whether at work or in your social life. Most people have experienced mild, transient Tinnitus at some time in their life, but for some people this can become permanent and very distressing.
The Law Commission has issued a consultation paper on reforming the court structure for employment law and associated claims. It is seeking views on several issues including:
It is easy when we see the words “mental health” to assume it just means illness or problems, but the truth is that we all have mental health.
According to the British Heart Foundation 545 people will be taken to a UK hospital today, having suffered a heart attack. , Unfortunately 180 of those will die. There are more than 30,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests every year in the UK, with an overall survival rate less than 1 in 10. In order to maximise…
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a term used to describe a number of illnesses affecting the lungs, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis.