Counting the cost of ignoring mental health at work

Counting the cost of ignoring mental health at work

Counting the cost of ignoring mental health at work In the past few years, there has been a significant rise in the awareness of mental health and its impact in the workplace. A number of high-profile campaigns have been launched encouraging employees to talk more...
WhatsApp in the workplace

WhatsApp in the workplace

WhatsApp in the workplace Using WhatsApp for work can bring both advantages and disadvantages, so employers must stay on top of who is using it, when and why. The continuing rise in use of social media has created yet another issue for employers to grapple with and...
Investigating dishonest behaviour

Investigating dishonest behaviour

Investigating dishonest behaviour One of the most common problems we encounter working with our clients is when an employee acts dishonestly, including when they fraudulently take money from the company for their own personal use. An interesting case in the First Tier...
Best business award win

Best business award win

Best Business award win at the Times Business Awards 2019 We’re delighted to share the news that Loch Associates Group won Best Business 1 – 25 employees at the Times Business Awards 2019.   The award recognises businesses which have “maintained...
Obesity in the workplace

Obesity in the workplace

Obesity in the workplace: The next major challenge for employers Our children are the future workforce and so the recent findings by a clinical nutritionist at the university of Nottingham about childhood obesity are a concern employers cannot ignore.  Pam Loch and...
Is it legal to cut an employee’s salary?

Is it legal to cut an employee’s salary?

Is it legal to cut an employee’s salary? If an employer wants to cut an employee’s pay, what are the options open to them? Pam Loch explains in her latest article for People Management. An employer cannot usually impose a pay cut unilaterally on employees....