- Best practice: promote health and wellbeing initiatives
Effective management of corporate wellness remains lacking in Australian organisations, according to workplace psychology experts.
- Employers urged to look for signs of substance abuse
The physiological and behavioural impacts of socially acceptable drugs, such as alcohol and caffeine, can have harmful effects on workplaces and productivity, and a leading corporate health expert has warned employers to recognise the warning signs of abuse.
- One in four workers are depressed
According to new research, one in four employees worldwide (23% of all respondents) identifies with five or more of the key factors in depression, as outlined by the World Health Organisation.
- Presenteeism drains Australian business
Research released by Medibank today has revealed that presenteeism burdens the Australian economy with an annual cost of $34bn.
- Stretching dollars on stress
It pays to tackle workplace related stress in organisations, writes Angela Priestley, but a shift in culture will go further than even the most expensive organisational programs
- Unilever gets down to business with health
Proving the financial worth of corporate health and wellbeing programs is often a challenge. HR Leader finds out how manufacturer Unilever has developed a robust program that is hardwired into business outcomes