February 2011

17th February 2011

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Dealing with stress at work in 12 practical steps

17th February 2011

  Stress is the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand placed on them. According to the HSE, about 1 in 7 people say that they find their work either very or extremely stressful (Psychosocial working conditions in Britain in 20071). Depression and anxiety are the most common stress-related complaints […]

National Sickie Day

9th February 2011

Monday 7th February was National Sickie Day. I hadn’t heard of it either until last week, I was asked to comment on sickness issues by a journalist from the Daily Record. So what is National Sickie Day? It’s the day when employees across the country are most likely to take a day off instead of facing work. According […]

Why don’t my clients let me have my day in court?

4th February 2011

I was due to represent an individual client in a three day tribunal hearing on 16, 17 and 18th February. Once again, the case has settled shortly before the hearing, just as I was clearing my desk of other work in order to prepare for the case. Whilst we have a very successful track record […]