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4 Questions for employer to ask themselves about making Reasonable Adjustments. The overall aim as an employer of making reasonable adjustments for disabled workers should be to as far as possible, to remove or reduce any disadvantage faced by a disabled worker. In cases of ‘reasonable adjustment’ it is acceptable to treat disabled people better […]
Research shows that the biggest barrier to employees returning to work after they have been on long term sick leave is overcoming their own anxieties around their return to the workplace. The second biggest barrier is a lack of understanding and support from managers and organisations. During the employee’s absence, the manager should: Regularly communicate […]
A growing number of organisations are taking the mental health of their staff seriously and implementing programmes to improve mental wellbeing in the workplace. However, if you are feeling this has all gone too far, here is our antidote – a six-point guide to messing-up your staff’s mental health and boosting your sickness absence figures: […]
The case for an independent provider Like Enable Works Ltd. When a health condition or disability arises out of the workplace, the employee may lack trust and confidence in their employer and in any employer-based services designed to help them. For these reasons they will have more confidence in and are therefore more likely to […]
Six steps for managers to support good mental health in the work place. 1: Learn about mental health in the work place: Find out about work place stress, what causes it and how you can manage it for yourself and for people who work for you. Health and Safety Executive have some useful information: http://www.hse.gov.uk/stress/furtheradvice/stressandmentalhealth.htm. […]