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HR Highlight

HR Highlight: Easter Public Holidays

Easter is here! Amidst the flurry of chocolate and show bags, ACAPMA members are reminded that now is the time payroll systems are ready to handle the holiday rush.

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HR Highlight: Paying Employees During Natural Disasters

the land of flooding rains and raging bush fires businesses need to be aware of how to appropriately manage employment during natural disasters. The Fair Work Ombudsman has released a …
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HR Highlight: Eggs and Public Holiday Rosters

The Easter holidays are quickly approaching! Amidst the flurry of chocolate and show bags, ACAPMA members are reminded that now is the time to ensure rosters and payroll systems are …
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HR Highlight: Super Increase Coming

The Superannuation Guarantee amount is increasing from 9 per cent to 9.25 per cent from 1st July 2013. ACAPMA reminds employers to review their employment instruments now as the increase …
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HR highlight: training register reduces risk

Ensuring staff possess the skills to competently, effectively, safely and compliantly undertake their job tasks is in the interest of every business. In addition, standardising best practice and competitive advantage …
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HR Highlight: Cost of complacency

Complacency can be costly and is on the increase. Non-compliance in employment relations, like all areas of workplace law, becomes more and more expensive, with the value of a Penalty …
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HR Highlight: What is reasonable?

Reasonable business grounds, reasonably practicable, reasonable person test; from the Fair Work Act to the Work Health and Safety laws, businesses need to have a good understanding of what is …
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HR Highlight: responsible for safety?

How should businesses work safety into position descriptions? What are the areas of concern and focus?

A reasonable question

ACAPMAlliance recently received this question: “With the harmonisation of the WHS …
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HR Highlight: Flexibility

The workplace is fast becoming the battleground for the upcoming election. This last week has seen a lot of discussion about flexibility provisions and the merits of legislative management of …
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HR Highlight: Inducing proficiency

Taking a new staff member from a ‘green’ trainee to a star performer can be a lengthy process. Businesses that have coherent, structured and detailed induction programs take advantage of …
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