Opinion & Best Practice

  • Become a disability confident employer by

    Having a diverse workforce has long been recognised as an important goal to strive for, but how can thoughts on a policy page be turned into actual positive action? Suzanne Colbert provides her tips.

  • Improve your learning transfer by

    Investing in learning transfer yields big returns, yet many organisations get it wrong. Julie Pigdon provides her tips.

  • Focus on mental health in the workplace by

    Stress management consultant Bridget Dougherty says there is growing evidence poor mental health incurs significant costs to both organisations and society - so what should employers be doing to improve the situation?

  • Investigations - when to conduct internally or externally by

    When assessing whether an investigation should be conducted internally or not, John Boardman recommends that organisations consider several key factors.

  • Learning to learn: Overcoming barriers to learning by

    Are your learning programs met with apathy, cynicism or outright avoidance by staff? Kate Messenger outlines the barriers to learning and how to overcome them.

  • Over the hill and far away? Not on your nellie by

    Why is age discrimination still happening to such a large extent? Nareen Young writes that although negative stereotypes are still having an impact the time has come to explode myths about older workers.

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