Welcome to the latest edition of the Work 'n' Care newsletter. Each month we try and bring you stories that embody all aspects of a carers life. Our aim is to empower you in your caring role and to make your life a little easier. Contact us with your experiences and ideas as the process of sharing can make a carers life just that little bit easier. Read the latest edition below or use the links on the right to navigate our story archives.

 

Keeping talented employees

Everyone knows who the peak performing employees are in the team. 

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Inclusive workplaces benefit everyone

How can we create inclusive workplaces for people with physical and mental health challenges?

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Caring roles turned upside-down for mum and daughter

For all of her life, Phillipa cared for her daughter, Beccy, who was born with an intellectual disability.

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Flexible working is the way of the future

New research by Diversity Council Australia (DCA) demonstrates the business benefits of flexible working. 

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Can a part-timer refuse to work extra hours?

Can a part-time working carer refuse to work additional hours if an employer's request does not exceed 38 hours per week?

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