Why is increased resilience a key part of a happy and healthy workforce?

Why is resilience a key part of a happy and healthy workforce?

Stress is part of our everyday lives, but you can help minimise its effects on your workforce. Work, relationships, health and financial problems….what do they all have in common? Simple, they can all increase stress levels, which in turn impacts on our own health, loved ones, colleagues and place of work. What is stress? People […] Read More

How to create an inclusive workforce

These are extracts from a speech by Remploy Chief Executive Gareth Parry at a BBC conference on “How to Create an Inclusive Workforce.” It is no wonder that disabled people often worry or have anxiety about whether or when to disclose their disability to a prospective or current employer. Many feel they can’t win either […] Read More

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How to remove the stigma of mental health and save billions

By Matt Reed, Remploy director employer services Today’s report on mental health in the workplace, Thriving at Work is a timely alarm call about the pressures in the modern workplace with increasing demands on employers and employees through new technologies, new practices, flexibility, increased competition and ever-demanding targets. The psychological pressures of the workplace have […] Read More

World Polio Day 24 October 2017

World Polio Day 2017

Today is World Polio Day. The day aims to raise awareness, funds and support to end polio – a vaccine preventable disease that still threatens children in parts of the world today.    What is Polio? Polio is a highly infectious disease that most commonly affects children under the age of five. It spreads person […] Read More

World Cerebral Palsy Day 6 October 2017

Today is World Cerebral Palsy Day

Did you know… there are 17 million people across the world living with cerebral palsy? World Cerebral Palsy (CP) Day is a social movement, of, by and for the CP community. With a vision to ensure that everyone with CP has the same rights, access and opportunities as anyone else. What is cerebral palsy? Cerebral […] Read More

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Top tips – to becoming a disability confident employer

Whether or not you have much experience of employing disabled people, sometimes all you need is a little no-nonsense advice to help you take that first step in building your disability confidence. And, the good news is that just a few simple changes can make a big difference. Not only will your business benefit from […] Read More

Top tips for tackling stress

Top tips – for tackling stress

Actively tackling the issue of stress in the workplace is the best way to safeguard your business and staff. When we’re happy, we’re healthy – which is good for everyone. Here are a few top tips to help you: Contact the Government’s flagship Workplace Mental Health Support Service on 0345 268 8489. Delivered by Remploy, […] Read More