A selection of the latest news, research and stories from the world of HR, talent, learning and organisational development as selected by the TJ editorial team.
New research reveals the health concerns of the nation’s workforce – Nuffield Health
The Healthier Nation Index 2022, now in its second year, explores attitudes towards key topics such as the impact of the pandemic on physical and mental wellbeing, barriers to accessing to healthcare, how people manage their own health, as well as expectations of the role the NHS, government, charities and employers should play in improving the nation’s wellbeing.
New research from Microsoft reveals three urgent areas for leaders to drive alignment and empower people for the new ways we work: productivity paranoia, the point of the office and importance of up- and re-skilling
Cop27 sponsorship condemned as ‘greenwash’ – The Guardian
Plastics campaigners call it ‘astounding’ that Coca Cola the multinational they say is the world’s top polluter is sponsoring the key UN climate meeting.
Commenting on government deregulation which will see businesses of less than 500 workers no longer required to report on gender pay gaps and executive pay ratios, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Make no mistake. These changes represent real threats to workers.”
New research from global beauty brand, Avon reveals that nearly one in 10 women are at increased risk of breast cancer due to ignorance of self-examination having never undertaken a self-check. The survey of over 2,000 UK women and men, reveals that only 34% of women have checked their breasts in the last month, while among young men nearly 30% of 16-24-year-olds and one in five of 25–34-year-olds say it is not possible for men to develop breast cancer.