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The stigma around discussing mental health is still very much present, and the majority (81%) of care professionals agree that not enough is being done to support mental health at work. In fact, a third (31%) have considered resigning from a job due to lack of support. That’s according to…
A Welsh Government-funded project that gives people out of work the experience they need to start a career in the childcare sector has been praised by Children’s Minister Huw Irranca-Davies. The Minister visited the Li’l Angels Day Nursery, based in Shotton, Deeside to meet some of the people taking part…
New workplace guidance has been issued to help ensure businesses are following the law when managing staff who have a particular religion or belief. The conciliation service Acas suggested that religion is not mentioned in job adverts, and that workers do not miss out on promotion opportunities because of religious…
A staggering 76.5% of professionals in the care sector confess to replying to work-related emails, or making work-related calls in their free time. What’s more, over one in three (38.5%) admit that they check their phone for work purposes immediately before they go to sleep, and as soon as they…
Three out of five people have taken a second-choice job offer because their preferred employer took too long to give them an answer, according to a new study.Research by recruiters Robert Half also found that almost a third of candidates who attended a job interview waited more than six weeks…
A new website designed to encourage people to consider taking up a career in childcare in Scotland has been launched today. The website, developed the website in partnership with the Scottish Social Services Council, Skills Development Scotland, the Care Inspectorate and Smarter Scotland (Scottish Government), shows how someone can build…
Ministers have been urged to close a loophole which allows agency workers to be paid less than permanent members of staff. Labour's Stephanie Peacock (Barnsley East) said agency work had "boomed", but that the workers were "some of the most exploited in our economy". Her Employment and Workers' Rights Bill,…
Gagging orders which prevent women speaking out about maternity discrimination are a priority in a Government review, according to a minister. Business Minister Andrew Griffiths said non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) are at the "top of my agenda" amid calls for Government action to protect the thousands of pregnant women who either…
TV doctors Rosemary Leonard, Ellie Cannon and Sara Kayat are returning to the classroom to encourage pupils to study science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects and consider careers in the NHS. The medics will visit secondary schools and colleges in England this summer as part of the NHS's 70th…
Victims of sexual harassment at work need better protection because their voices have been silenced by "corrosive" cultures, a report has said. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) called on the Government to introduce legislation stopping employers from ignoring complaints to protect their reputation. The commission said it had…
Agency workers are being offered fresh guidance on their employment rights after complaints that many were suffering delays in being paid, or not being paid at all. The conciliation service Acas said at least one in four calls to its helpline from agency employees related to pay, including delays, incorrect…
Only one in four workers believe they are productive all the time, with many distracted by meetings, dealing with emails or taking tea breaks, a study suggests. A survey of 1,000 workers by totaljobs found that one in three believed that shortening the working day would improve productivity. The jobs…
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