According to research conducted by Beyond Blue, one in five Australian workers has taken time off in the past year due to feeling mentally unwell. On top of this, it is estimated that approximately $10.9 billion is spent annually on mental health costs in Australian Businesses. Become involved in The Big Day Off that encourages small business owners to take their well-deserved break.
Queensland Business week is from 1-6 September 2014. This event encourages Queensland small businesses to attend a wide range of activities and events to help you start, growing and succeeding in business. These events include; workshops, networking activities, webinars, mentoring sessions and forums. Small Business Improvement services have developed an event called “The Big Day Off” that promotes taking a day off to relax, renew and revive to thrive.
Its official, Mayor Pam Parker is attending The Big Day Off and so are business owners who need their well-deserved break. There is talk about what it actually is though, Helen Cowley the developer and mentor for The Big Day Off and Small Business Improvement Services tells us what it is actually about.