Why your workplace should have an employee wellness program

The World Health Organisation has identified the workplace as one of the priority settings for wellness and health promotion in the 21st century. Australian workers today are leading less active lifestyles, dealing with high levels of stress and anxiety and a blurring of the lines between work and home due to the proliferation of technology in our lives. Many employers are focusing on employee wellness, realising that there are measurable benefits in doing so, specifically:
  • Improved productivity due to decrea
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The 8th to the 14th of October in 2017 is Mental Health Week.  This in combination with World Mental Health day on the 10th of October, may have you wondering how do you deal with Mental Illness in the workplace? As a manager, employer, or business owner it is  likely that over the course of your career you will have to supervise an employee that has mental illness. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, one in five Australians are affected by mentaContinue Reading