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Keeping track of changing health and safety risks: How do you do it?

Chartered Health and Safety Professional Margaret van Schaik invites us to reflect on changing insights on health and safety risk.  Workplace wellbeing falls under a broader scope that covers workplace health and safety. In Aotearoa New Zealand, we have labour law in place which is adapted from the Australian [...]

2023-09-28T15:25:28+13:00September 28th, 2023|

Better ways of managing change when leading a company through acquisition

The role of psychological safety in managing change  Let’s imagine a scenario where a medium-sized organisation is going through a change. The company has been acquired by a larger organisation and is currently undergoing the process of integration.  What can a leader of the company being acquired do to [...]

2023-09-14T15:27:33+12:00September 14th, 2023|

New from Umbrella: Practical wellbeing for small businesses

The Umbrella team is very excited to launch our new wellbeing book and bicultural eLearning programme, “Together: Te Oranga o te Katoa”, designed to meet the wellbeing needs of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Aotearoa New Zealand. Instructor-led training (ILT) is available for teams willing [...]

2023-09-09T14:55:25+12:00September 9th, 2023|

Bullying at work – what should you do?

We’ve recently written about the impacts of bullying at work. It can be so tricky to respond to bullying, including when it is happening to you and when you witness it happening to others. In these situations, we want to address the problem, but understandably worry about potentially making it [...]

2023-07-12T11:54:52+12:00July 12th, 2023|