Elderly people and scams

If you look after an older person – whether it’s a friend or a family member – you’ll be aware that people with vulnerabilities can be targeted by scammers. Older people often fear being mugged, or burgled – but 90% of all crimes committed against the over 65s are fraud. 90% of all crimes committed against over 65s … Continue reading Elderly people and scams

Redundancy and job insecurity are growing and it’s a problem for the economy at large

This article is written by David Taylor and is originally published by ABC News. When Debra Kightley lost a well-paid role in human resources in 2015, she lost more than just a job. "Just losing, I think, that sense of being who you are," the 52-year-old said. She's been picking up temporary work ever since. … Continue reading Redundancy and job insecurity are growing and it’s a problem for the economy at large

What the Productivity Commission draft mental health report says about work

This article is authored by Girard Dorney of HRM Online and is originally published by HRM Online. From how those living with a mental illness can access better support, to how Australia can get more mentally healthy workplaces. In its new draft report on mental health, the Productivity Commission estimates that mental ill-health and suicide is costing … Continue reading What the Productivity Commission draft mental health report says about work

National Working Families Report 2019: Parents and carers need our support

This article is authored by Emma Walsh, CEO Parents At Work and is originally published by Parents at Work. Competing pressures of work and caring responsibilities are adversely impacting the health and well-being of Australian working families. Government and the business community are being called on to do more to invest in and embed family friendly … Continue reading National Working Families Report 2019: Parents and carers need our support

Why Small Business Owners Struggle with Mental Health – and How to Help Them

With the recent celebration of R U Ok? Day, more and more people are taking the time to check in on the mental health of their colleagues, family and friends. As society becomes more accepting of the seriousness of mental health issues, there’s also more support out there than ever before, especially for employees: 97 … Continue reading Why Small Business Owners Struggle with Mental Health – and How to Help Them