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ISO 45001: Getting ready for the new WHS standard
People Risk | February 2019
The International Organisation for Standardisation’s (ISO) new workplace health and safety (WHS) standard, ISO 45001, establishes a new benchmark for enterprise safety. It is also the first truly global standard with important implications for businesses operating internationally.

Market Update - VIC Workplace Risk
People Risk | December 2018
The Victorian scheme remains stable in the absence of any major legislative changes. The Average workers compensation Premium Rate for 2017/18 is 1.272% of the State's rateable remuneration.

Finding and Keeping Talent in the Aged Care Sector
People Risk | October 2018
Having been declared a national crisis, and with frequent reports that our most vulnerable are suffering from inadequate care, neglect and even abuse, aged care employers are under increasing pressure to have a laser focus on their employees. 

Promoting Mental Health in the Workplace
People Risk | October 2018
Supporting mental health is not only a goal of critical importance in the community, it also makes good business sense, with the statistics speaking for themselves.

Do Your Employee Benefits Stack Up
People Risk | October 2018
Whether you’re looking after a group of senior executives, on-the-ground retail staff or a remote customer service team, one factor remains consistent. Employee benefits are crucial.

Insights into Private Health Insurance
People Risk | September 2018
Whilst most employers recognise the importance of having a well-defined, well-communicated wellbeing program, they are not employing strategies that best enable these outcomes.

NSW workers' compensation h1 2018 market update
People Risk | June 2018
The New South Wales workers’ compensation scheme continues to evolve as icare NSW continue to make changes that will have a direct impact on employers and workers within NSW.

NSW workers’ comp: Are you ready for the claims transition?
People Risk | November 2017
There have been a large number of changes in the NSW workers’ compensation market in 2017. With Employers Mutual Limited (EML) to become the only agent to manage claims in 2018, we outline how the claims from other providers will be transitioned, the impact on employers and what they should be doing to prepare.

Is sleep impacting your workplace?
People Risk | November 2017
Is sleep part of your employee wellness strategy? Diet and exercise are often the main focus of employee wellness strategies, however it’s important that organisations don’t neglect employee fatigue. Lack of sleep directly impacts employees’ wellbeing and their ability to perform their role effectively.

Major changes to private health insurance - what does it mean for you?
People Risk | October 2017
On Friday 13 October, Health Minister Greg Hunt announced major changes to the health insurance industry. 14 positive changes will be implemented to improve the industry and make the cost of insurance achievable for more Australians.

What does it take to protect your employees’ wellbeing?
People Risk | September 2017
In the corporate environment, a private health insurance subsidy or discount is often standard. However, is the provision of private health insurance benefits enough to keep employees well? And does health insurance truly help in making employees healthier – and therefore more engaged and productive in their roles?

Workers' Compensation mid-year update
People Risk | August 2017
The workers’ compensation market hardened for the first time in many years during the June 2017 renewal season.

APAC Benefits Strategy Study 2017
People Risk | August 2017
We are pleased to launch the findings from our inaugural APAC Benefits Strategy Study

How to ensure a relevant and sustainable insured employee benefits program
People Risk | July 2017
There is a generally accepted belief that if organisations pay employees enough, they will be more productive and engaged.

CGU withdraw from NSW workers' comp scheme - what are the implications for your organisation?
People Risk | April 2017
On Wednesday, 1 March 2017 CGU announced it would not be re-tendering for its licence and would exit the scheme effective 31 December 2017.