• Midwives and Work-Related Psychological Distress

    Midwives and Work-Related Psychological Distress A recently published article by midwife, researcher and lecturer Sally Pesaro seeks to outline some of the lesser reported difficulties faced by those working in the midwife profession. Her article 10 Things You May Not Know About Midwives in Work-Related Psychological Distress can be foundRead More

  • Strategic Mediation Strategy to Minimise the Impact of Change

      CiC’s Timmy Kurtuldum has written an article for the UK Mediation Journal, which appears in issue 5 alongside our new Mediation advertisement. Timmy highlights how common work place conflict it, and the amount of time spend trying to deal with it. To download the article, entitled “Strategic Mediation StrategyRead More

  • Resilience in the Workplace – Seminar Openings Available

    Has there ever been a more topical subject for HR and OH professionals and those working in health & safety and business continuity teams?  These last weeks have delivered massive challenges for those responsible for the wellbeing of employees at all levels. – Please join us in Whitehall for aRead More

  • Talking to Children about Terrorism

    CiC would like to extend sympathy and support  to all those affected by the tragic incident last week in Manchester.  We know that many parents, teachers and carers will have been asked by children to talk about the attack as well ongoing events, and so we’ve attached some simple guidelinesRead More

  • Minimising Organisational Conflict with Mediation

    Conflict seems inherent in today’s organisations as employers are under pressure to re-model themselves to fit new economic realities and meet the challenges of digitalisation. The resulting redundancies, shifting workloads and responsibilities have led to tensions, not always immediately visible, but ratcheting up in the background between individuals and wholeRead More

  • Mental Health Awareness Week – 8th to 14th May 2017

    As you may already know, this week is Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme this year is Surviving or Thriving? The aim is to look at good mental health and uncover why so few of us are thriving with it. An increasing proportion of the population live every dayRead More

  • CiC’s Kate Nowlan to speak at 5th International Conference on Duty of Care

    CiC’s CEO Kate Nowlan has taken up the opportunity to speak to attendees at the 5th International Conference on Duty of Care. With the conference focussing on protecting workers and ex-pats overseas Kate is very well placed to deliver meaningful insight to the audience. Kate has been at the coreRead More

  • The High Cost of Unhappy Employees

    Undoubtedly, it makes good business sense to keep staff happy at work and create a positive working culture where people can do their best work. As well as the obvious costs such as recruitment efforts to replace employees who leave, there are many indirect ways that having unhappy workers canRead More

  • The Transforming Surge Capacity Project

    The Transforming Surge Capacity Project  is led by ActionAid and backed by 11 partners including: Action Contre le Faim, Christian Aid, the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development, CARE, International Medical Corps, Islamic Relief, Muslim Aid, Plan International, Save the Children and Tearfund. Recently over 40 individuals from a number ofRead More

  • Timmy Kurtuldum talks about the Magic Art of Mediation

    If you ever wondered if mediation is for you, an article from CiC’s Training and Mediation Manager, Timmy Kurtuldum, in the latest issue of BACP’s Counselling at Work journal, talks about the skills required to play a part in a successful mediation. “It’s too easy to think that mediation inRead More

  • Should we ban the banter?

      Recently on the HRDIRECTOR, Kate Nowlan, discussed research published by the Trades Unions Congress that reports half of women have experienced sexual harassment during their career. According to Kate, the core issue highlighted by the report is workplace banter: “…the thin line between humour and something inappropriate and threatening.Read More

  • Improving psychological wellbeing in the NHS

    Improving psychological wellbeing in the NHS In a recent article published online in theHRDirector, BCH’s deputy chief officer for workforce development, Sara Brown, describes the hospital’s recently improved package of health and wellbeing activities and the successes they have seen in providing an improved psychological wellbeing service in partnership withRead More