More than a quarter of ambulance staff with the service which covers North Lincolnshire have been abused or suffered physical violence at the hands of patients, a new study has revealed. Figures released as part of the national NHS Staff Survey have shown that 26 per cent of East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) staff surveyed experienced physical violence at work from patients, relatives or members of the public. The service covers all ambulance and paramedic response staff in North Lincolnshire. This figure jumps significantly to 40 per cent when taking into account harassment, bullying or other abuse 999 staff have suffered from patients and the public in the last 12 months. A small number (two per cent) said that they had been attacked more than five times by patients in the last year, with eight per cent of respondents claiming that they had been bullied or abused by the public on more than 10 occasions. Just one per cent said that they had experienced similar abuse or violence … [Read more...] about 1 in 4 ambulance staff say they have been abused or attacked at work
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The country is set for record employment next year, according to a buoyant economic outlook report from employers’ group Ibec. The organisation’s latest Quarterly Economic Outlook, covering the first quarter of this year, published today, forecasts 2.2m people at work next year as the economy heads towards full employment. Aligned with a forecasted economic growth of 5.6% this year and Irish workers set to experience the quickest real wage growth in Europe, Ibec said total household purchasing power, excluding borrowing, has never been higher in the State’s history. The group tempered its optimism by claiming domestic business costs were also growing, as well as pointing to the threat posed by Brexit. Ibec’s head of tax and fiscal policy, Gerard Brady, said the economy was moving into a new “post-recovery” phase supported by factors such as robust trade and rising incomes. He said: “There is a particular threat from rising costs for our … [Read more...] about Record numbers at work next year: Ibec
Six months after sexual harassment complaints started mounting against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, Americans seem split on what the #MeToo movement has meant for the workplace, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center. Sixty-eight percent of Republican men and 59 percent of Republican women say it's "harder" for men to interact with female colleagues while 45 percent of Democratic men and 40 percent of Democratic women feel the same. The survey, called "Sexual Harassment at Work in the Era of #MeToo," sought to measure the labor impact of "increased attention to the issue of sexual harassment and assault," the authors wrote. (It did not ask respondents to explain their answers to multiple choice questions or provide specific examples of how they thought things have changed.) Sixty-three percent of liberal women and 56 percent of liberal men say there is a "major problem" of women not being believed after reporting misconduct, compared with 34 percent of conservative … [Read more...] about Men are concerned about what #MeToo is doing to men at work
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Madi Radulescu, MBA, ACC Managing Partner of MMM Consulting International (www.mmmconsulting.ro) 25 years ago when I started to work the problem of generations was as evident as it is today. And, occasions when I had different opinions or views and habits compared to my parents were not few. I definitely made decisions in my life that were not necessarily well understood at the beginning, by my parents or by my boss at that time, however I found support and I was able to move on building up my career. What was different 25 years ago? Looking around we see that the main difference comes from our way to interact to one another: it was much more personal. No mobile phones, almost no email at that time, no video conferencing, no virtual teams. We were still studying, reading books, asking questions, preparing executive summaries and reading and talking again. What is happening TODAY inside companies? Studies about the new generations – the so-called Generation Y or Millenias (those … [Read more...] about Dealing with multi-generations at work