With the latest COVID-19 outbreak putting many Australian states into lockdown, it’s important to support employees showing signs of a mental health condition.
Last week, the federal government introduced landmark legislation for employees’ mental health after proposing two days of paid bereavement leave for women who suffered a miscarriage
Organisations must make small adjustments to their working environment to prepare for the acute and long-term impacts of COVID-19.
It’s been a tough year, and for some, Christmas is the shining light at the end of the 2020 tunnel with family celebrations, social connection and time off work. For others, the holiday period may be a time of stress or isolation, with many unable to travel to be with family or friends this year. … Continue reading Supporting yourself and your business during the holiday period
Mental illness in young men is costing the Australian economy more than $3 billion per year, $237 million of which are direct costs to businesses, and experts are urging SMBs to get a handle on this growing issue or risk seeing a decline in productivity and the loss of key staff members.
Awareness of mental illness may have increased, but Australian businesses are still failing to recognise and manage mental health risk in the workplace, according to new research.