• in Health & Wellbeing, WRM

    Three Minutes With… Libby Roberts, WRM

    Name: Libby Roberts Company: WRM Role: Founder and Managing Director Libby is the Founder and Managing Director of WRM. WRM are in the business services industry – helping businesses manage workers compensation claims. What generation is your family business? We are a first-generation family business and have been in business for 20 years. What is...
  • in Blogs, Health & Wellbeing

    What we can learn from the Roosters Grand Final win

    My husband has always said that rugby league is a great metaphor for life and as I watched the Grand Final on Sunday I couldn’t help but notice the way the Roosters pulled together to make Cooper Cronk’s “return to work” possible. Cronk played with a fractured scapula and without the team supporting him on...
  • in Blogs, Outsourcing, Safety Audits

    Workplace Safety Audits – help to ensure safer working environments & safety of employees

    Why workplace safety & health audits are important in an organisation One of the biggest issues facing employers today is the safety and wellbeing of their employees. Safety & health audits (or a gap analysis) help to rate a business’s safety and health program, identify its strengths and weaknesses, show where improvements are needed and...
  • in Blogs, Outsourcing

    Outsourcing – still a solid strategy for business

    Outsourcing, which started in the early ’90s as a revolutionary phenomenon of sending unskilled work from developed countries to developing countries, has experienced tremendous growth over the past decades. The biggest change in outsourcing has been that it’s no longer associated with ‘offshoring’, i.e. to outsource a necessary and key busin...
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    The Computer Generation – a generation at risk!

    Welcome to the screen age!   We live in a world dominated by screens – TVs, computers, tablets, phones, ebook readers and now, even watches! While society as a whole is actively engaging in more and more screen time, it’s the youth generation who has the highest engagement rate; laptops, phones, tablets and video games....
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    mental health & well being

    Mental Health is Health

    “Mental health is health” wrote Madalyn Parker who gained publicity for her candid email to her colleagues informing them that she was going to have a day off to focus on her mental health so that she could come back to work ‘refreshed and back to 100%’. What was even more uplifting was the response...
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    Who is WRM and what makes us different?

    Who is WRM?   Founded in 1996, WRM specialises in proactive and evidence based return to work management services for injured workers. With a minimum of 5 years of experience in Occupational Rehabilitation, the team at WRM are truly well positioned to professionally manage workplace injury cases and to ensure positive outcomes for both the inj...
  • in Blogs, Health & Wellbeing
    hot desking & hot desks

    Hot-desking is fast catching on in offices – but is it good for your health & wellbeing?

    What is hot-desking and how does it work?   Hot-desking has become common place in offices, particularly ones located in CBD areas. Basically it involves employees sharing communal desks or workstations instead of being individually allocated one. The practice was originally used by large corporations that had staff working in shifts over the ...
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    Work Place Absenteeism – the biggest threat to small-medium businesses

    Do you know what the cost of employee absenteeism is?   We all get sick every now and then or might even suffer a workplace injury that requires us to take some time off work to recuperate. But what happens when ‘time off work’ becomes habitual and happens on a more frequent basis? Being absent...