More and more companies are implementing a flexible workplace model where employees are given the opportunity to complete their tasks with flexible working hours and no fixed location. Creating a stimulating work environment has shown to deliver benefits in terms of productivity and well-being.
Long-term illness and the resulting non-attendance of workers have a major impact on Belgian businesses. Are there employees in your company who are on long-term sick leave and are unlikely to return to work? By providing them with the support and guidance they need from early on in the process, you will increase the likelihood of a successful return to work.
Cleaning staff handle various types of chemical cleaning agents on a daily basis. Using these chemicals incorrectly can be harmful to their health. As an employer, it is your job to inform your workers of the hazards and create greater awareness. By ensuring that they are using the right cleaning equipment at all times, you can help prevent injuries caused by ergonomic hazards.
Legal regulations concerning psychosocial risks stipulate that every company, whether big or small, must include a regulatory approach to help prevent psychosocial risks such as stress and burnout. But where to begin?
Clear agreements on acceptable standards of behaviour within your organisation contribute to a positive atmosphere at work.
While absenteeism rates among workers are growing at a steady rate, social pressure to address and improve the well-being of workers is also on the rise. But how to develop a strong policy on absenteeism? Follow the steps below to get started.
The absence of workers due to illness is not only a costly affair. It also signals that the overall well-being of employees within the organisation is less than optimal. But where to start? How to establish a preventive attendance policy that is truly effective?
Since 1 April 2016, the SME portfolio of subsidies has been simplified as government agency Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship aims to provide even better support to small and medium-sized enterprise in Flanders. The most recent changes are outlined below.
Verify whether your building contains asbestos materials. If the answer is yes, then you must draw up an inventory of the asbestos locations and the asbestos-based materials identified.
The terms burnout and depression are often used interchangeably. With the right knowledge about the causes and symptoms of both, you will be able to help affected employees more accurately.