Employment Q&A Summary

Following our recent employment Q&A webinar we have put together a summary of some of the most frequently asked questions relating to furlough and other issues.

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Employment Question Time – Your Chance to Ask Any Employment Related Questions You Have

There is no doubt that this is a challenging time for any employer. A constantly changing landscape, in an unprecedented time with new terms such as furlough, there are naturally many, many questions for employers.

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How to Manage and Support Your Team in the Current Climate

There are many challenges facing businesses at this time. Two of those key challenges are the sustainability and resilience of your business and secondly, how you manage and support your team in the current climate. With schools closing, people working from home juggling work and childcare how we work, communicate and do business going forwards will change.

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Reflecting on Mental Health in the Workplace Seminars

Gravitate HR held three consecutive seminars last week in Falkirk, Edinburgh and Glasgow on Mental Health in the Workplace. We were joined by Marianne McJannett, an Employment Lawyer at TC Young.

The seminars focused on looking at how we build resilient workplaces that empower staff and promote wellness. The sessions were fully interactive, making use of Vevox and asking our delegates key questions about Mental Health in the Workplace.

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Mental Health in the Workplace

What The Statistics Tell Us…

With almost 1 in 3 individuals having experienced some form of mental health issue(s) during employment, it may come as no surprise that mental ill-health is the leading cause of sickness absence in the UK. With an average cost of £1300 per employee per year whose mental health goes unsupported, and a total of 12.8 million days lost in 2018-2019 because of work-related stress, depression and anxiety, there is evidently an ever-increasing need for employers to make mental health their number one organisational priority.

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Exciting news!

As some of you may already know, one of our Account Managers, Gillian has recently created an exciting opportunity, not just for us, but for our clients.

Gillian has been working along with employment lawyers from TC Young to create a knowledgeable E-Learning course for staff to use to learn about Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. Read more