Do you know the impact that domestic violence has on your workplace?

Do you have strategies and procedures in place to identify, mitigate and manage it?

Does your organisation understand the implications and the duty of care surrounding the impact of domestic violence in the workplace?

UNDERSTAND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & ITS IMPACT ON THE WORKPLACE

Domestic Violence Business Solutions provides Australian business leaders with the necessary knowledge and practical tools to address the impacts that Domestic Violence carries over into the workplace.

We help you to:

  • reduce your people risks by providing immediate and confidential safety solutions to protect your employees and their families from ongoing harm at work.
  • articulate the underlying causes of the impact of domestic violence occurring within the workplace and provide you with strategies and tools to assist you to ensure your staff feel safe and more supported at work.
  • equip your businesses to hold perpetrators to account, and provide management with real opportunities to significantly reduce substantial financial, emotional and social costs within the workplace.

Statistical snapshot of

Domestic Violence in Australia

Two thirds of Australian women who are employed, experience domestic or family violence.

1 in 5 Australian women say the violence continues at work.

Between 25-50% of Australian women subjected to domestic or family violence report having lost a job, at least in part due to the violence.

THIS IS STAGGERING WHEN WE KNOW THAT, IN AUSTRALIA:

1 in 6 women and 1 in 13 men have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by a current or previous partner since the age of 15.

Almost 1 in 4 women and just over 1 in 6 men, have experienced emotional abuse by a current or previous partner since the age of 15.

The impact of

Domestic Violence in the Workplace

The effects of domestic and family violence have a severe impact in the workplace, including but not limited to:

  • Poor workplace morale and business culture
  • Employee absenteeism
  • Higher staff turnover
  • Poor productivity and performance
  • Workplace exposure to unpredictable risks and corporate liabilities
  • Serious health and wellbeing issues for employees and their families

Cost of Domestic Violence
to Employers $2.1 BILLION

The opportunity-cost of low productivity to the Australian Economy was estimated at $2.1 BILLION during 2014-15.

Cost of Domestic Violence
to the Australian Economy
$22 BILLION

The total annual cost of violence against women and their children in Australia was estimated to be $22 BILLION in 2015-16.

Can your business really afford to ignore this any longer?

companies we've worked with

Our Services allow us to work hand-in-hand with your organisation to help you implement and integrate workplace solutions over a specified period of time.

We will work together to ⇒

  • Implement workplace referral pathways for victims exposed to domestic and family violence.
  • Create Workplace safety plans
  • Create solutions to manage staff using unauthorised company time and resources from the workplace to perpetrate domestic or family violence
  • Develop or enhance domestic and family violence workplace policy to fulfil on corporate responsibilities
  • Develop domestic and family violence induction content.

What Our Clients Have to Say

Please note that due to the sensitive nature of our work, names have been withheld to maintain anonymity.