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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

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 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...
May 17 2023

New Shutdown Rules apply to 78 Awards from 1st May 2023

Have you heard about the changes to the rules around taking leave for shutdown that came into force on 1st May 2023? Do you know...
Apr 27 2023

Aligning employee expectations with business goals – can it be done?

For many businesses today aligning employee expectations with organisational goals is a challenge; you can’t achieve great results if your workforce isn’t engaged! When executed...
Apr 19 2023

What You Need To Know About Leave Without Pay

Requests from employees for Unpaid Leave can be tricky for businesses to negotiate. Do you know your business obligations are and what policies and procedures...
Feb 23 2023

Is your business experiencing “Quiet Quitting”?

There have been some interesting articles recently about how the Australian workforce has slowed down and working at a more measured pace since the COVID-19...
Feb 03 2023

Why should your business use Exit Interviews?

Well, first up and most importantly Exit Interviews will make a difference!  This is an opportunity to understand why your employees leave and to assess...
Jan 10 2023

It’s the start of a new year…. Are you prepared for 2023?

Well 2022 was another big year of change and uncertainty for many businesses, employees and life in general wasn’t it! We saw the downgrading of...
Dec 21 2022

Secure Jobs Better Pay legislation – what is it and how will it impact your business?

The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Bill 2022 was passed by Federal Parliament in what’s being called the most significant proposed change...

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