Workplace injuries can have dramatic business impacts. Current legislation means the effective management of worker compensation claims is essential in minimising increases to your workers insurance premiums as well as reducing other business impacts.
Following a recent accident in a NSW café where a man suffered severe burns resulting from a gas cylinder explosion, a Government Ministerial Media Release advises SafeWork will be cracking down on gas appliances and in particular in restaurants.
The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) is the collective voice of Australian trade unions has declared war on the increasing casualisation of the Australian workforce which they claim is being brought on by the rise of ‘fake’ casual roles.
2017 saw significant change & no industry more so than in workers compensation in NSW. During January, we have seen the new icare + EML claims model launch as well as many businesses finally received their 30 June 2017 renewals.
The elves in our office are very busy whilst we are closed until Monday 8th January 2018.
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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from Julie, Marc & ABILITY GROUP
On Behalf Of The Ability Group Team, Julie And I Would Like To Thank You For Your Support During 2017.
We Wish You & Your Families A Happy & Safe Holiday Period. We Look Forward To Partnering With You In 2018.
Please note Our Office Closes end of day THURSDAY 22 December 2017 & reopens on MONday 8 January 2018. During This Time For Any Urgent Matters, Please Contact Julie (0431693213) Or Marc (0412903107).
Merry Christmas And Happy New Year, Julie & Marc
The festive season is notorious for weight gain. The typical Australian Christmas is often centred around family, friends, eating & drinking. For many of us overindulging goes mostly unnoticed as we are busy socialising with family & friends.
As the end of the year draws closer businesses often have workplace celebrations or parties. Christmas parties, or any business social functions for that matter, can quickly turn from celebration to litigation if not managed carefully.
It isn’t surprising Australians call the December to January period the silly season. It is one of the busiest times of the year. It is also one of the most dangerous periods for workers. It is important to be aware of physical injuries as well as mental health mental health in the workplace. (more…)
Since the transition to icare, as the nominal insurer, a lot has changed in the way workers compensation operates in NSW. One of the major changes will take effect from 1 January 2018 with EML acting as the sole appointed claims service provider.