Why you should care about staff wellbeing

Wellbeing or wellness is often deemed as one of those airy fairy nice-to-have options that small business owners can’t afford and besides, it’s just a black hole of cost, right?  If that’s what you think, then listen up because you are dead wrong!  Wellbeing of your employees should be front of mind because healthy people = healthy bottom line. […]

Health and Safety

Employees returning to work from injury & making ACC your BFF!

Employees returning to work from injury & making ACC your BFF! When you get it wrong with health and safety, accidents happen. As a result, having staff of work can mean your small business can take a real in the pocket! The management of ACC claims can be the difference between employees returning to work […]


Workplace Accidents – What do I need to know?

When it comes to managing health and safety, we know accidents happen. A zero-harm policy, while ideal, is generally very difficult to achieve. However, that said, no-one wants to be negligent which leads to someone getting hurt. So, this leads to the questions; • what is your responsibility as an employer when it comes to […]

Health and afety spreadsheets are killing your business

Spreadsheets are killing your business!

We all love a good spreadsheet; I mean let’s face it whenever there is a list to make, sums to calculate or graphs to whip up, a spreadsheet is the go-to tool. Spreadsheets are great but they have their downfalls, especially when it comes to tracking health and safety in your small business. Spreadsheets rely […]


Bullying – a health and safety issue you are oblivious to!

Humans, we are a complex bunch aren’t we? We come in all shapes, sizes and of course personalities! Most of us spend upwards of 40 hours a week in the company of the people we work with and as I am sure you know as an employer, your job is to create and maintain a […]


Top 5 Health and Safety Myths BUSTED!

The presumptions out there around health and safety are out of this world sometimes, here are my top 5 Health and Safety myths busted! 1. As an employer, the new H&S At work Act 2015 means I am now responsible for my staff’s H&S when it used to be their problem. False: There has always […]