Era of the Entrepreneur

OUR world is rapidly changing.  As connectivity improves, services that used to be provided by employees are now being contracted to freelancers.  An ageing population is stressing an economy that desperately needs more business creation. We need to start thinking of entrepreneurship and self-employment as a mainstream option, and to do this we need to change the conversation from job seeking to job creation. Research any high profile entrepreneur and …

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Sue Barnes Presenting on Employer’s Liability for Mental Health of Employees

Sue Barnes is a Partner with FCB Workplace Law and will be presenting on employer liability of employee’s mental health at the 16th International Mental Health Conference will be held at the QT Hotel, Surfers Paradise from Thursday 13 August to Friday 14 August 2015. Sue has over 25 years’ experience as a lawyer, the majority of those in workplace relations. She has acted for employers across numerous of industries including …

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Mental health dodges funding review bullet

Originally published on The Land 10 April 2015 by Ruth Caskey A commitment to mental health funding for the next financial year has been welcomed by service providers as the government continues its review of programs and services. The federal government has extended the current funding, with $300 million for community-based mental health programs for a further 12 months. Until last week’s announcement, many regional mental health care workers faced uncertainty …

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