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HR Highlight: Changes at the workplace, review, restructure and redundancy
1 week ago

HR Highlight: Changes at the workplace, review, restructure and redundancy

By  •  HR Highlight

It is the nature of business that, based on the needs of customers and the need for flexibility, that the needs of the business will change over time. All …
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NSW Councils take control of UPSS
2 weeks ago

NSW Councils take control of UPSS

This week saw the formal handover of the regulatory responsibility of the NSW UPSS Regulation (https://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/regulations/2019-411.pdf) from the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the 129 local government authorities that …
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Franchising Taskforce releases Issues Paper
3 weeks ago

Franchising Taskforce releases Issues Paper

Many of our regular readers will be aware that one of the big issues for the fuel industry in recent years has surrounded questions about the fairness of the existing …
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ACCC approves changes to Shopper dockets
1 month ago

ACCC approves changes to Shopper dockets

By  •  Supermarket

Most industry stakeholders would be aware that the two major supermarkets entered into voluntary undertakings with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in 2012 in response to a substantial body …
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HR Highlight:  Unfair Dismissal, Conciliation Conference
1 month ago

HR Highlight: Unfair Dismissal, Conciliation Conference

By  •  HR Highlight

Carrying on the recent HR Highlight series on Unfair Dismissal, this weeks HR Highlight will explore the Conciliation Conference, the point in the unfair dismissal claim process that comes …
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Business opportunities in the Share Economy?
1 month ago

Business opportunities in the Share Economy?

By  •  Competition

If you have been operating in the fuel industry in recent years, chances are that you would have received numerous ‘lectures’ about the challenges of technological disruption (e.g. electric vehicles) …
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What next for Caltex?
1 month ago

What next for Caltex?

By  •  Corporate

Caltex has a long history in the Australian fuels market. Its history began in the 1940s when AMPOL (recall its marketing tag of being the ‘Quiet Australian’) was listed on …
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HR Highlight:  Unfair Dismissal, Responding to a Claim
1 month ago

HR Highlight: Unfair Dismissal, Responding to a Claim

By  •  HR Highlight

Last weeks HR Highlight explored the concepts of procedural fairness in managing staff issues at work, including where those issues result in termination of employment, see; https://acapmag.com.au/2019/08/hr-highlight-dismissal-what-makes-it-unfair/  .  This week …
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HR Highlight: Dismissal – what makes it unfair?
2 months ago

HR Highlight: Dismissal – what makes it unfair?

By  •  HR Highlight

The end of an employment relationship, particularly via a dismissal, is a nerve wracking time for a business.  The decision to terminate the employment of a staff member is never …
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Exploitation of employees to result in criminal charges under coming changes
2 months ago

Exploitation of employees to result in criminal charges under coming changes

The Morrison Government has confirmed that it is drafting changes to the law that will see the “criminalisation of worker exploitation”, as confirmed by the Prime Minister in question time …
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