News and Updates
Assure is committed to providing current and valuable resources to you and your people. Stay up to date with our latest communications, as well as upcoming events and opportunities.
One step at a time responding to people with disability
As most people with disability know, many of the barriers we face in the community are not physical but are more attitudinal.View now
In our post-COVID world, there is hope that employer attitudes are shifting for the better
International Day of People with Disability on Friday 3 December helps shine a light on the immense contributions people with disability make to our social, cultural and economic lives.View now
Our responsibility to work harder for people with disability
International Day of People with Disability on Thursday December 3 is a timely reminder that in our communities disability is more common than we might think.View now
Welcome to the September edition of our newsletter. At Assure Programs, we are committed to adding value at every opportunity for our customers, and in this edition of our newsletter, we have a range of content which we hope you find useful. First up, our sister company, Communicorp, recently ran an engaging customer event, addressing the difficulties of leadership during challenging times. Out of this talk arose Communicorp's comprehensive whiteView now
Welcome to the August edition of our newsletter. The business challenges related to COVID-19 mean that Assure’s services have been in high demand both at the individual and organisational level. We continue to monitor this demand closely to ensure we are able to support your employees and their family members in a timely manner. We are also aware of the pressures on you, as leaders, during theseView now
Win a free VIP ticket to Workplace Wellness Festival 2020!
Workplace Wellness Festival 2020 is a first-of-its-kind event, bringing together wellness experts from the world over. Held online over two days, the festival features a plenary stage, six conference tracks, panels, Q&As, roundtables, networking and virtual expo booths! Assure Programs is a proud Silver Sponsor of this year's festival.
To win one of 40 free VIP tickets:
1. Follow Assure Programs on LinkedIn
2. Submit your contact details here
The draw closes at 6pm on Friday 24th July.
We have so much news to share with you this month! First, we have great news about the merging of our organisational consulting teams at Assure and Communicorp, allowing us to deliver a great range of new services through our broader team's expertise. You'll find our announcement on that below. We've also got details on our free VIP ticket give away to the inaugural Workplace Wellness FestivalView now
Welcome to our May newsletter. While the impact of COVID-19 has been felt by workplaces and communities around the globe, there are early signs we may be ready to start returning to some of our earlier practices. This is a cautious time for everyone and we’re here to assist you and your employees as we navigate the next stages.View now
Health and Wellbeing Market Report
Assure Programs is proud to be part of the global human services provider, APM. As a Group, we are able to offer a unique set of insights into the dramatically shifting workplace environment. Our Market Report will be published on a weekly basis to keep you informed on the shifting environment we are working in. If you need any assistance on any of the issues highlighted please don’t hesitate to be in touch.View Reports
March Service Update
The current pandemic has impacted the way many of us work, resulting in new challenges. To provide you, your staff and your leaders with the skills and strategies you need now, we've developed a series of programs specifically designed for a virtual classroom environment. These 1-hour programs include: - Maintaining resilience - Managing virtual teams remotely - Managing emotionally charged interactionsView
An address from our Head of Psychology, April Jones, on the developing circumstances surrounding COVID-19. We encourage you to stay up to date with all of our latest communications, including fact sheets about the virus and how to stay healthy, as well as tips on managing presentations of stress and anxiety. A reminder that Assure are here to assist 24/7, so please do not hesitate to reach out for support on 1800 808 374.View Now
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, we have been been closely monitoring the advice from the Government and Health Authorities. We are taking every precaution to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of our workforce is protected so that we can continue to deliver services to you without interruption. As part of this, we have taken the decision to temporarily cease our face-to-face services in our offices from this Friday. This is one strategy to help limit the spread of COVID-19 in our community.View now
COVID-19 – Information and Resources
As COVID-19 continues to spread, Assure is monitoring the situation closely and adjusting our approach to ensure we’re aligned with the advice of health authorities and government. As part of the APM Group, we have implemented our Universal Infection Control Guidelines and have stringent protocols in place to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of our own team.View now
Welcome to 2020! A new year - and a new decade - is a great time to refocus on your health and wellbeing. In this edition of our newsletter, we are providing information and activities to help you do just that! First up, we are running a Wellness Bootcamp commencing on Monday 17th February. We would love to see as many of our community join us for 7 days and see what a difference dedicating some focus on YOU can make. See below for a full rundown.View Now
Australian Bush Fires
For more than three months, Australia has been ravaged by catastrophic fire events and these have escalated to unchartered levels over the past week. We have already witnessed the tragic loss of lives, properties and livelihoods with more devastation expected. Our thoughts are with all of the Australian community at this challenging time.View Now
As we reach the middle of the year, the priority for some of us is to keep our staff fit and healthy through the flu season. But mental health remains as important as physical, and it's timely that the World Health Organisation has classified burnout as a mental health condition – especially as the most common reason your employees are now reaching out for EAP support is for mental health concerns.View Now
R U OK? Day
R U OK? Day is a national day of action in Australia where individuals and businesses come together to help reduce the stigma associated with Mental Health. R U OK? Day is an important reminder to recognise the signs that you, or someone you know, may be struggling and that starting a simple conversation can have a life changing impact.View Now