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HR Highlight:  Redundancy Review
1 month 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
2 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
3 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
6 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?
7 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: Consultation on Workplace Change
9 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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HR Highlight: New Wage Rates effective from July 1, 2018
9 months ago

HR Highlight: New Wage Rates effective from July 1, 2018

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The new wage rates finalised by the Fair Work Commission recently come into effect on the first full pay period after July 1, 2018.  ACAPMA has distributed the ACAPMA Employment Quick Reference …
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HR Highlight:  ACAPMA Wage Guides for 2018/2019 Released
9 months ago

HR Highlight: ACAPMA Wage Guides for 2018/2019 Released

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The Fair Work Commission (FWC) recently handed down a 3.5% increase in the minimum wage as part of the National Wage Case.  This morning the FWC …
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HR Highlight:  Getting compliance right from day one – engagement documents review
9 months ago

HR Highlight: Getting compliance right from day one – engagement documents review

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Ensuring that the conditions of employment and the expectations of the business are clearly and appropriately expressed is an important area of employment compliance, yet it is an area that …
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HR Highlight:  National Wage Case increases minimum wage 3.5%
10 months ago

HR Highlight: National Wage Case increases minimum wage 3.5%

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The Fair Work Commission (FWC) undertakes the National Wage Case each year to determine if, and to what level the minimum wage should be increased.  Today the FWC handed down …
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