What we do Culture of Excellence Culture of Excellence Join the Bully Zero Culture of Excellence community to demonstrate your commitment to fostering a safe and bully free workplace for your people. The time for talk has passed. Start the last conversation you'll ever have to have about workplace bullying and attach your brand to our national culture-change movement. The Bully Zero Culture of Excellence program is a 36-month workplace bullying prevention program; giving leaders a way to visibly brand their organisations and their commitment to a zero-tolerance culture. Backed by the Bully Zero brand, the program will provide you with workforce-wide strategic and practical support that will comprehensively safeguard the social safety, wellbeing and productivity of an organisation's people. The opportunity to become a Bully Zero Culture of Excellence branded organisation is open to any Australian organisation or business who is committed to creating safe and respectful workplace and high performing teams free of bullying, discrimination and negative communication. There is no limit in terms of the scale or geography of your workforce or reach – you can be state, national or even global and be a workforce of 20 to 200,000+ people. We know that 39% of mental disorder claims in the workplace are caused by harassment, bullying or exposure to violence in the workplace. We sadly see this first hand and know the devastating toll in can take on individuals, their families, teams and your business. Three year partnership The Culture of Excellence initiative is a 36-month partnership with the Bully Zero team. We work with your leaders and teams to bring your people a transformational workplace communication behaviour program, and a suite of purposeful, tailored people and culture suipports. The Five step approach We undertake a review of workplace bullying and behaviour policy and processes. We engage staff to secure a commitment and skill improvement in workplace behaviours. We create a shared workforce-wide communication charter for the organisation. We integrate and maximise the principles into existing organisation anti-bullying supports. We help you and your people practise high-performance behaviours, providing real time support to organisation to adopt best practice standards of workplace culture. Your zero-tolerance culture brand The Bully Zero Culture of Excellence program is designed to give you a highly visible brand asserting your commitment towards a zero-tolerance culture, and 36-months of strategic workplace bullying prevention support. The initiative is also a single-source step to ensuring organisations meet Safe Work Australia's new national guidelines to very best-practice standards. The new guidelines ask organisational leaders to prevent, eliminate and minimise workplace bullying, harassment and aggression; and cover physical and psychological violence and aggressive behaviours - both low-level and overt-face-to-face, on the phone or online. In response, the Bully Zero Culture of Excellence program is a comprehensive prevention resource and process step and way for organisations to demonstrate that they have, and use, appropriate resources and processes to eliminate or minimise risks. Some of the benefits include: demonstrating your visible commitment to fostering a safe, high performing, bullying free culture whilst building brand reputation as a strong culture leader improving employee attraction, loyalty and productivity safeguarding the health, safety and wellbeing of your people providing your people access to a suite of vital coaching and wellbeing supports improving workforce performance and service delivery standards reducing cost of complaints, investigations and lost-time incidents registering and branding your organisation as part of the national Bully Zero Culture of Excellence community The Bully Zero Culture of Excellence builds on the existing achievements of strong culture leaders; giving programmatic and tailored support to bring your zero-tolerance ambitions to pass, and recognise you for fostering positive, high performance communication cultures that comprehensively disallow bullying and behaviours that are harmful to staff wellbeing, productivity and performance. Email [email protected] for more information. Are you ready to become a Culture of Excellence? Please consider the below five questions. What is your score out of five? Our workplace bullying and harassment policies: 1. are accessible to all workers 2. clearly indicate that bullying and harassment will not be tolerate and may constitute a breach of anti-discrimination legislation, WHS legislation and your organisation's codes of conduct 3. encourage workers to act if they believe they have been bullied or harassed or badly treated 4. include a process for workers to report issues or complaints 5. provide information about the support and protection available to your workers. If you have answered 'Yes' to four or more of these questions, email [email protected] to be provided with more information about becoming a Bully Zero Culture of Excellence. If you didn't answer 4 or more, please don't stress. We offer a no-cost 'zero-tolerance policy' briefing to get you qualified. We know that WHS and bullying and harassment prevention expectations can be complex to understand. We are here to help make this process simple.