Managing Menopause in the Workplace

In the UK, 75-80% of menopausal women work; understanding and supporting symptoms, both visible and invisible, is crucial for managers and employers.   Facts The average age for women to reach menopause in the UK is 51, although the expected age range is between 45 and 55. Currently, around 75-80% of women of menopause age […]

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Love is in the air…. or is it?

February. Valentine’s Day. The season of love ….. BUT, and it is a big BUT has #metoo killed the office romance? In October of last year, legislation was debated and confirmed which will put an obligation on employers to PREVENT sexual harassment in the workplace. No longer is it enough to carry out a proper […]

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Employee Engagement Enabling Change

As you may be aware, at DOHR we are an authorised partner for a fantastic tool for properly, robustly and anonymously measuring employee engagement. Many of our clients have found that although the score is useful and a great way to measure progress and identify trends, the feedback received in the free text fields is […]

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How to create the RIGHT environment for hybrid working

Plan B In case you haven’t noticed, a lot has changed in the last 20 months and just as many employers were looking to get staff back into the workplace, we appear to be heading for another winter of working from home. As an employer, you need to look at your workforce and find ways […]

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44 Days to Christmas

Is your business ready for year end? Assuming there are no more shutdowns, Christmas is coming! The question is are you ready? Here are a few tips which you need to consider now to ensure that all your staff have a good Christmas regardless of your sector. 1. Inclusion If you have a diverse workforce, […]

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What does a red dot mean?

Today I am talking about the red dot. Now that sounds like a very strange subject, but it’s something which I’ve had a couple of conversations with people over the last few days, who are returning to in-person meetings, returning to the office where people are together. There are still a lot of people who […]

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Flexible working in the future???

https://youtu.be/tfjpWIWZiFo Below are three links you need! Our panel discussion on Flexible Working which took place in July 2021. A link to the Government proposals A link to the consultation document Do not be upset withthe legislation you get if you don’t take the opportunity to have your say now! The closing date for consultation […]

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The Elephant in the Room: Loan Elephants – Hybrid Working

Anyone who tells you that they know what the future of work looks like is lying! This blog is particularly focussed on those businesses, or parts of businesses, which are office based. There are of course plenty of people who do not have the opportunity to work from home for whom this debate is not […]

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The Elephant in the Room: Loan Elephants – Bullying

Do you remember the school bully? If so, why? To misquote Maya Angelou, “It’s not what they said, but how they made you feel”. You forget the actual words, but you are left with the feelings. This is true whether the words are positive or negative and their impact can be felt for years. Bullying […]

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