Daily Archives: December 2, 2010

MPs claiming £1m a month in expenses – some things never change

MPs were paid £3.1m in expenses in the first three and a half months following the general election according to details published today by a watchdog. A breakdown of 22,000 claims submitted between May 7 and August 31 by 576 … Continue reading

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Six steps to tackle employee stress

With the TUC’s biennial survey of safety representatives identifying stress as the most common health and safety problem in the workplace, Laura Chamberlain looks at what employers can do to tackle the issue. According to XpertHR’s 2010 stress management survey, 44% of employers provide training relevant … Continue reading

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One-third of older workers struggle to breathe causing adverse effects on performance

Employers are being urged to do more to support older workers after new research revealed that nearly one-third sometimes struggle to catch their breath, negatively affecting their performance at work. Of 6,732 51- to 60-year-olds surveyed by the British Thoracic … Continue reading

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