Workplace Health & Safety

Psychological injuries: Is it the most costly and complex type of worker’s comp claim?

Moray & Agnew Partner, Fiona King, tells us in this exclusive interview that whilst there are “fewer psychological injury claims when compared with claims stemming from physical injuries… the cost of those psychological injury claims is disproportionately high.” Read more about other trends in the worker’s comp space.

Are employers nervous and confused about their rights in managing sick leave?

Briony Pole of Minter Ellison reminds us that single day absences on sick leave can be damaging to a business. “The best way to minimise ‘sickies’ is to require employees to provide doctors’ certificates as evidence,” she says. Read more on the topic of ill and injured employees as well as some of the other HR topics her clients are dealing with.