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8 steps to creating a mentally healthy workplace environment

Top tips to create a mentally healthy workplace.

Men’s Mental Health Week a good opportunity for workplaces to join in the conversation

Men in Australia are three times more likely than women to commit suicide, and in many cases, they have no history of ever being...

How you can prepare for workplace accidents

We all know that accidents can, and do, happen. According to the Oxford dictionary, an accident is “An unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and...

Why PPE is so important for your worksite

These days, everyone is aware of the risks that some construction and industry jobs bring with them, and much time and effort is spent...

Businesses saddle up for Melbourne Cup

It’s the race that stops the nation but Melbourne Cup is also the race the halts workplaces – and not just in Victoria where...

One in two small businesses not prepared for workplace bullies, Employsure research shows

Half of Australia’s small businesses not only lack an action plan to address workplace bullying, they don’t understand the legal requirements, according research undertaken...

What’s that, you say? Entrepreneurs don’t have time to be healthy? Think again!

Do you produce your best work when you have the flu? I didn’t think so. When your body is worn down, it makes it...

Are your employees working overtime during the EOFY rush? If so, you must tread carefully

As the 2016-2017 financial year comes to an end, businesses are hastily tying up loose ends in preparation for the new financial year. Often...

Business partners accept Australia’s first shipment of medical marijuana products

The first medicinal cannabis products to be imported into Australia under the Federal Government’s new import legislation have arrived in Perth. ASX-listed cannabis company Creso...

Unions NSW calls for gig providers to follow Airtasker’s lead following worker agreement

An agreement between Airtasker and Unions NSW aims to improve conditions for workers who use the online job-posting platform, according to reports. In addition to updating...

Better air quality for your workforce: creating a safer environment in your facility

Air quality is a big deal wherever you happen to be, but if you are trying to ensure the safety of your workers, it...

4 most common workplace injuries

Some industries, like construction and mining, have higher injury rates than others. However, even working in an office doesn’t guarantee an accident-free career. Here...

Small business insurance: what do you need?

Most people dread having to make a call to their health insurance provider or their car insurance agent. For small business owners, navigating the...

Goodbye burnout, hello beach: this Sydney agency has quit traditional office hours

A PR agency in Sydney’s inner west has waved goodbye to traditional office hours – and even introduced a regular ‘Work from the Beach...

Workplace fun guaranteed to increase productivity

Countless studies have shown that happiness leads to more success, increased productivity and overall workplace wellbeing in companies. However most workplaces are focused on...

Is your SMB prepared for emergency situations?

Failure to implement an emergency action plan in your business could lead to serious injuries and loss of life, plus severe penalties if there...

How to avoid injuries in the workplace

Although workplace health and safety initiatives have seen the average Australian workplace become safer in recent years, injuries on the job still cost the...

Domestic abuse: the vital role SMEs can play

Small businesses must ensure behaviours that fuel domestic violence are not tolerated at work, and that affected staff have access to appropriate support. Doing...

Strong, supportive company cultures: Top things that create a great place to work

Ever wondered what makes a strong company, strong? You’re not alone. For years, unsuccessful brands have been chasing the “secret formula” used by Apple,...