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Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls in the Workplace

Throughout this month, in the lead up to our FREE Seminar on Health and Safety Responsibilities for SMEs we are looking at various H&S topics.  This week we wanted to tackle the infamous, and particularly common, hazards involving slips, trips and falls.  ...

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Health and Safety: What is a Competent Person?

In our last article we talked about some of the things you need to consider, or arrange, when it comes to Health and Safety within the workplace.  One of the first things you need to sort out is appointing a Competent Person; but what exactly does this mean? Competent...

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FREE Seminar: Health & Safety Responsibilities for SMEs

WHAT The award winning team at People Matters HR will be delivering their third FREE seminar of the year on 30th April 2019 at Bury GC, Gigg Lane. This seminar will focus on the health and safety responsibilities of SMEs, and is ideal for anyone who wants to better...

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First Steps Towards Health and Safety in the Workplace

Running a business can be hard enough without having to factor in all the necessary health and safety steps you have to take to ensure you, your staff and any customers or visitors are protected. However, health and safety doesn’t need to be complicated, or a headache...

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Mental Health Myths in the Workplace

We’ve been talking a lot recently about mental health, but do we always know what we mean by this?  Mental health is something we all have – the same as physical health.  Sometimes it’s good, sometimes it’s less so.  When it starts to deteriorate, that’s when we begin...

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Common Causes of Work-Based Stress

For the last few weeks we’ve been talking about how to spot the signs of stress, as well as offering a number of top tips for how to manage stress.  However, to date we’ve only been talking about stress in general terms – what happens when you are suffering from...

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FREE Seminar: Mental Health in the Workplace

WHAT The award winning team at People Matters HR will be hosting a FREE seminar, alongside Bury FC, on Thursday, 14th March 2019 focussing on mental health in the workplace. This seminar is open to anyone who wishes to find out more about mental health in the...

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Top Tips for Managing Stress (Part 2)

Earlier this week we gave you three top tips for managing stress (having a massage, exercise or doing breathing exercises).  Now we want to give you some more of our top tips, as there are so many fantastic options to consider.  A balanced diet Come on, you knew it...

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Top tips for managing stress (Part 1)

Earlier this month we were talking about how to spot the signs of stress.  Of course, this is vitally important – if you can’t recognise that you’re suffering from stress, you have no chance of doing anything about it. However, would you know what to do to help...

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Spotting the signs of stress

It’s February, and there’s a good chance a lot of us are feeling a touch stressed out at the moment.  It’s not always the easiest of months – Christmas may be behind us, but the associated financial problems aren’t necessarily.  Then there’s the weather (or are we...

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New Year, New Look for People Matters

We’ve all heard of the seven year itch.  You might even have watched the film.  Perhaps you subscribe to the belief that after seven years many couples become bored of each other. The monotony of every day life gets them down, and the honeymoon period is well and...

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