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Engagement Documents, why they are worth the effort
1 week ago

Engagement Documents, why they are worth the effort

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It is imperative that when commencing a new employment relationship that the business clearly articulate not only its understanding of the employment relationship but also the expectations of the business …
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HR Highlight: Resignation, When is a resignation final?
3 months ago

HR Highlight: Resignation, When is a resignation final?

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It is commonly thought by businesses that when an employee gives their resignation, verbally or in writing that resignation is considered final and the employer is not required to take …
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HR Highlight:  Redundancy Review
3 months ago

HR Highlight: Redundancy Review

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The pressure to remain ‘efficient’ and responsive leads many businesses to review their operating process, technologies and structures.  Upgrading machinery, software or adopting the latest process improvements can gain businesses …
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HR Highlight:  Underpaid and Overpaid staff, addressing the issues
4 months ago

HR Highlight: Underpaid and Overpaid staff, addressing the issues

With the often complicated employment environment it is not uncommon for errors to be made when processing payroll.  While these errors are almost always made without malice or intent, it …
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HR Highlight:  Christmas Holidays 2018
5 months ago

HR Highlight: Christmas Holidays 2018

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Christmas is coming, the sun is shining and the industry is getting ready for the busy season.  With the Christmas period comes the need to review the public holiday rates …
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HR Highlight:  Managing the risk of employee theft
8 months ago

HR Highlight: Managing the risk of employee theft

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Crime statistics show that theft occurs most often where the offender has both the opportunity and access and the ability to justify their actions.  In a retail environment employees have …
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HR Highlight:  Can a business say no to a leave request?
9 months ago

HR Highlight: Can a business say no to a leave request?

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Managing staff absences, particularly during the busy peaks of Christmas and Easter, is a challenge for all businesses.  In addition to managing the increasing complexity that penalty rates bring, businesses …
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HR Highlight: Part Time staff management
9 months ago

HR Highlight: Part Time staff management

The employment structure applied on-site can impact on the roles and responsibilities of management in the business as a whole. This weeks HR Highlight reviews important things to remember with …
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HR Highlight:  Case Review – Business cannot rely on instructions to qualified staff, must check the work is done
10 months ago

HR Highlight: Case Review – Business cannot rely on instructions to qualified staff, must check the work is done

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In a recent case a business has been the second business charged over the same safety breach involving a forklift which resulted in a leg crush injury to a subcontractor.  …
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HR Highlight: Consultation on Workplace Change
11 months ago

HR Highlight: Consultation on Workplace Change

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All businesses face times where they must take stock and assess the business structure, direction and operations.  It is important in these situations to ensure that the business understands and …
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