The DfE have recently published updated research and analysis on supporting mental health in schools and colleges. One case study highlights a whole organisational approach to supporting mental health which encouraged and equipped staff to promote good mental health but was built upon clear team structures and defined roles and responsibilities.
According to the HSE, 31.2 million working days were lost due to work related illness and workplace injury in 2016-17. Many accidents at work result in extended absence from work. So how can you ensure the safety and health of your employees and ensure attendance remains high.
In celebration of the birth of the new prince, we look at the rights surrounding maternity pay
April is stress awareness month, so SAM is looking at how stress can be assessed and prevented
The Department for Education has launched a new service for schools providing advice on getting the best value for money. Here, at SAM, our focus is on highlighting ways that schools can save absence costs and reinvest that budget in school resources, so we were excited to hear this
An interesting case, Donelien v Liberata UK, recently highlighted the difficulty around identifying disability. The Court of Appeal confirmed that there is a duty on employers to consider all information, not just the OH report.
It’s Nutrition and Hydration Week this month from 12th to 18th March and here at SAM we are all signing up to the challenge to make sure we are hydrated at work! Hydration at work is extremely important for helping to improve cognitive performance and reduce tiredness and fatigue, all of which can lead to…