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July 2016

Living Wage and Beyond

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Written by Kate Fowler

Last week’s event, ‘How to create good jobs in low wage sectors’, organised by Oxfam and the Living Wage Foundation, was an insight into the benefits for both employees and employers not only of the living wage, but also of a general improvement in working conditions.

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How mental health in the workplace and corporate purpose are irrevocably linked

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Written by Charles Wookey

One in six workers experience depression, anxiety or unmanageable stress, a further one in six experience symptoms of mental ill health such as sleep problems and fatigue. Mental health is often still taboo in the workplace. This can mean employees keep quiet about their mental distress. As a result problems spiral and are often not identified until too late, exacerbating the business and human costs, as well as placing added strain on colleagues.

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Dame Barbara Stocking named Chair of Trustees

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Dame Barbara Stocking named Chair of Trustees for A Blueprint for Better Business

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Dame Barbara Stocking has been appointed as Chair of Trustees for independent charity, A Blueprint for Better Business.

Barbara was one of the charity’s founding trustees and her appointment comes as the charity, which was formed in 2014, looks to grow the footprint of Blueprint, which sets out to challenge and support businesses to operate to a purpose that serves society. Read More