Presenteeism: the new absenteeism

Otherwise known as the ‘nothing to see here’ syndrome, employees are now more frequently presenting in the office when they’re unfit for work, rather than taking sick days. In the financial industry alone, presenteeism has tripled in the last ten years. Where absenteeism is very easy to spot, presenteeism can easily slip under the radar. …

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Mental health: felt but not heard

Studies have shown that 45% of Australian adults will experience mental health issues in their lifetime[1], which is an alarming figure in itself, but even more worrying is that 40% of people with mental ill-health are not getting the help they need, having never accessed professional mental health services or seen their GP to discuss …

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Addressing mental health in the workplace yields 500% return on productivity

The health and wellbeing industry is now worth $4.2 trillion, some 5.3% of global economic output. So you can be forgiven for getting confused by all the noise and hype. This website only contains simple, factual, helpful and actionable information. 2020 presents a set of unique challenges for the wellbeing of people in organisations across Australia. …

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