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As winter and the cold and flu season arrive, employers should be aware on how to appropriately manage employee absences. This article aims to provide practical insights and solutions to common questions, empowering businesses to effectively tackle the complexities of illness management in the workplace.

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$11.45 Million program to transform our mental health system

The Andrews Labor Government is bringing lived experience to the heart of the mental health sector, launching a new workforce initiative as vital work continues to transform Victoria’s Mental Health and Wellbeing system. The new $11.45 million Lived and Living Experience Workforce Development Program will grow and

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Why small business owners need to take time off

Released on 9 August 2022, American Express’ Business Class research explores the wellbeing and business benefits of personal travel. This is particularly important as challenges continue to mount on Australia’s small business community in light of inflation, supply chain pressures, labour shortages and the continued

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