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Apr 24 2024

WorkBetter Client Survey Results

We recently conducted a Client Satisfaction Survey.   We conduct all manner of surveys on behalf of our clients on a regular basis but had never considered doing one...
Mar 12 2024

Great working with VEOHRC!

The VEOHRC Pay Equality Toolkit was officially launched on 6th March 2024. Over the past 6 months Leisa and WorkBetter have been working with the...
Mar 08 2024

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2024

Today Leisa and the WorkBetter Team are sending a big shout out to all the strong, enterprising and amazing women out there leading the way...
Mar 08 2024

Out & About with Dinah!

We had a lovely time at the Launch and re-branding of O’Connell Refrigeration and Air Conditioning.   It was great to to see so many...
Feb 15 2024

ARE THERE REASONS WHY YOUR EMPLOYEES WON’T SPEAK UP?

We’ve all heard the saying “the standard you  walk past is the standard you accept”  – right? It’s a great saying, but do you really...
Feb 02 2024

Mental Health Hazards in your Workplace – New Tools

We all know that employers have a duty of care to ensure ‘so far as reasonably practicable the health and safety of their workers and...
Dec 19 2023

Working from Home without Permission

Did you know that the Fair Work Commission recently ruled that the termination of an employee who refused to return to her workplace and continued...
Nov 20 2023

Some handy links we think will help your business!

We all know that sometimes it’s hard to find that helpful piece of information. These are some good basic website links for you to start...
Nov 20 2023

Work Christmas Parties – Are you prepared?

With the 2023 Christmas silly season rapidly approaching, now is the time to make plans so that everyone enjoys the festivities and your business avoids...
Oct 30 2023

WorkBetter – My, how we’ve grown!

Our Story so far….. We were looking back recently on just how far WorkBetter has developed from a single person start up business 8 years...
Oct 13 2023

GEN X LEADERS … ARE THEY REALLY DIFFERENT & WHAT CAN THEY DO FOR YOUR ORGANISATION?

So who are these “Gen X’ers” and why are they considered to be so different?  Gen X refers to those born between 1965 and 1980....
Aug 29 2023

Mental Health & Wellbeing for Business Owners.

If you don’t look after you …… Who looks after your business! Being the owner of a business in today’s everchanging world can be stressful.  ...
Aug 21 2023

Workplace Sexual Harassment & Positive Duty

Time is running out to ensure compliance with the new ‘Positive Duty’ legislation. The deadline of 13 December 2023 is fast approaching!  And after this date...
Jul 18 2023

How does your business deal with employee ‘side hustles’

‘Side hustle’ describes work individuals do in addition to their primary employment. Have you noticed that some of your employees have taken on a 2nd...
Jul 18 2023

Flexibility and Hybrid working is here to stay!

Flexibility, Hybrid working, choice and control are clearly today’s ‘buzz’ words. Did you know that since the COVID-19 pandemic almost half of today’s job seekers...
Jun 30 2023

New Paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave for Small Business

As we know 2023 has been full of changes to employee conditions, wages and entitlements. Since 1st February 2023, employees of non-small business employers (that...
Jun 30 2023

Don’t forget the changes to Parental Leave from 1 July 2023!

On 22nd June 2023, the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Protecting Worker Entitlements) Bill 2023 (‘the Bill’) passed both Houses of Parliament bringing about major changes to Parental...
Jun 16 2023

FWA DECISION ADVISES A 5.75% AWARD WAGE INCREASE EFFECTIVE 1st JULY 2023

As you know by now Fair Work Australia (FWA) has handed down their decision on the increase to both the National Minimum Wage and minimum Modern...
Jun 16 2023

THE SUPERANNUATION GUARANTEE INCREASE COMES INTO EFFECT FROM 1st JULY 2023 – ARE YOU READY?

Don’t forget that the rate of Superannuation Guarantee (SG) will increase from 10.5% to 11% from 1 July 2023! The increased rate of SG applies...
Jun 15 2023

Our newest team member

We recently welcomed Dinah as our newest four-legged team member.  Dinah is a 5 year old Staffy with a loving and gentle nature. She came...

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