Features

5 reasons why you should prioritise workplace health

- January 9, 2020 3 MIN READ

Leading workplace safety organisation SAI Global is urging employers to prioritise the wellbeing of their employees, revealing five important benefits of doing so.  Rod Beath, workplace safety specialist at SAI Global, says while employers are accustomed to looking at how they can implement changes in the business that prevent physical injuries, they are less confident… Read more »

HR

7ways to grow a successful coaching business

- January 8, 2020 3 MIN READ

The personal development industry is booming across the world and in fact, according to a study by the ICF & PWC coaching within this, is the second fastest growth industry worldwide. Demand for coaching in all areas is higher now than ever before, and is a billion dollar industry. Which means, the allure to become… Read more »

Features

Serious about diversity & inclusion: here’s how your small biz can compete with the corporates

- December 27, 2019 3 MIN READ

It’s a common misconception that diversity and inclusion is an issue exclusive to large organisations that employ huge teams across varied corporate sectors. Big business garners a lot of attention because, from a historical perspective, vast groups of society have been excluded from the workforce. In reality, diversity and inclusion is a societal issue for… Read more »

Features

Christmas party fails and how to avoid them

- November 24, 2019 2 MIN READ

Employers and employees across Australia are in full swing to celebrate a year of hard work with a Christmas party or social function. As well as making sure everyone has a good time, employers and their staff need to be aware of some of the risks that can arise through social interaction outside the usual… Read more »

Business Basics

How employers can help address domestic violence

- November 24, 2019 3 MIN READ

November 25 is the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. In Australia domestic violence continues to be an issue for many women, so how can employers help those who may be experiencing abuse? Marcela Slepica, Clinical Director AccessEAP offers advice that can assist businesses in developing domestic violence policies to create safe… Read more »

Business Basics

Watch out for dodgy sickies on Melbourne Cup Day

- November 1, 2019 4 MIN READ

Falling ill or getting injured is a natural part of life. No reasonable employer can expect their employees to never take a day of sick leave. However, the blurred lines that exist around paid personal leave can create significant challenges for businesses. In Australia, the laws around personal or carer’s leave tend to be tipped… Read more »