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How to have difficult conversations on R U OK? Day

- September 10, 2020 2 MIN READ

This year R U OK? is encouraging Australians to learn what to say if someone in their life says they are not OK. With millions of Australians impacted by the coronavirus crisis, checking in on the mental health and well being of loved ones, friends and colleagues have never been more important. R U OK?… Read more »

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Why you need to ask this question: R U OK?

- September 10, 2020 3 MIN READ

Updated September 10 2020 As a small business owner you’ll know the daunting task of being across all the aspects of your business, and concern for your employee’s wellbeing is likely one crucial element. This week there will be a lot of noise and media traffic around R U OK? Day and what it means… Read more »

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The news you need to know: September 12 2019

- September 11, 2019 2 MIN READ

Skipped today’s headlines? Don’t stress. Catch up on all the news that matters to small business owners. Here’s what you need to know on  Thursday, September 12, 2019. ATO to go after super nonpayers The ATO has announced plans to go after 25,000 employers that are failing to pay their employees super. However, Industry Super… Read more »

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Why we need to talk about suicide prevention and mental health

- September 13, 2018 3 MIN READ

Suicide remains a major concern for Australians, taking over 2,800[1] lives per year. It is the leading cause of death among 15-44-year-olds, with young men and small business owners making up a large proportion of the cohort. Ahead of R U OK Day on September 13, leading workplace mental health expert Marcela Slepica suggests it’s… Read more »

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Have you taken the time to ask someone R U OK?

- September 13, 2018 2 MIN READ

September 13 marks R U OK? Day, the national day to raise awareness for suicide prevention. The campaign was founded by the late Gavin Larkin in 2009. Larkin’s own father had suffered from crippling depression which saw him take his own life in 1995. Larkin and his family were devastated by the death and in… Read more »