One symptom that has been experienced by a number of patients with COVID-19 is the loss or reduction in sense of smell. A recent study showed that 54.7 per cent of patients who tested positive for COVID-19 suffered from hyposmia (reduced sense of smell) and 36.6 per cent from anosmia (total loss of smell). Fortunately, … Continued

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‘Zoom fatigue’ is a thing, study shows. Recent research by London South Bank University found that intensive remote communications can have a negative impact on employee well-being. The article by Personnel Today explains the main findings of the research and what employers can do to avoid employee fatigue. Read more… Useful resources: A visual guide … Continued

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Workplace well-being is a topic that is widely discussed, particularly under the current circumstances we find ourselves in, but what does well-being actually mean? It is described in the dictionary as being ‘the state of being comfortable, healthy or happy’, which can mean physically, mentally and emotionally.  For many of us, the workplace is where … Continued

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued new guidance in relation to an employer’s responsibilities to those working from home. For home-based employees using display screen equipment (DSE) on a long-term basis, employers will have the responsibility carry out workstation assessments to ensure the health, safety and well-being of their workforce – just as … Continued

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