02 / 09 / 2020
For many people work is the most stressful factor in their lives but often staff don’t feel able to ask for help when they’re not coping. Silence adds to misunderstanding and prejudice which can make it harder for people to disclose how they feel.
19 / 08 / 2020
Working from home has become the norm for many workers in recent months. But what about if “home” is “away”? Barbados has come up with an interesting initiative to attract people for longer, a 12-month “Welcome Stamp”.
12 / 08 / 2020
Most of us welcome hot weather, but when it's too hot for too long, we need to consider taking steps to look after employees and consequently the well-being of the business.
05 / 08 / 2020
Last week I wrote about the effective date of termination. The subject must be playing on my mind, because this week I have again selected a topic connected with the termination date. It was quite unconscious too!
29 / 07 / 2020
At the start of July I chaired a discipline meeting via Zoom. As well as the employee who was answering allegations, his union representative and the investigating officer were also on the call.