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Employers may need to give longer notice periods when terminating employees than they think….

Employers may need to give longer notice periods when terminating employees than they think….

12 September, 2016 / 0 Comments

Service as a causal employee does not count towards redundancy pay… until now.

It is becoming more common for employees to commence work for an employer as a casual, and then at a later point in time convert to permanent employment – either because of the conversion clauses in modern awards, or simply because it best suits...

06 September, 2016 / 0 Comments

HR For Small Business, is it really needed?

A recent study focused on identifiying the current issues and trends facing Australian SMEs has found that 38% of small businesses pick Marketing & Advertising as the primary strategy for growth.

29 August, 2016 / 0 Comments

How mamak could have avoided getting fined by fair work.

You’ve probably seen this all over the news by now:
22 August, 2016 / 0 Comments

How small businesses can wow their employees like big businesses

As a small business, it's hard enough to compete with the big end of town when it comes to attracting top talent. And when do you win and get that employee of your choosing, that first impression and experience they have with your business is...

15 August, 2016 / 0 Comments

Important Changes to Modern Award conditions for annual leave by Fair Work Australia

If you haven’t heard already, there’s some big changes around the corner for workers covered by modern awards, which are scheduled to kick in at the start of August 2016.

09 August, 2016 / 0 Comments

Positive discrimination does not work

I recently spoke at the AIM Great Debate: Does Positive Discrimination Work?

As you can tell by the title of this blog, I was on the negative team. Here's a transcript of my speech.
05 August, 2016 / 0 Comments

Are you ready for a rethink?

In contemplating what to write about in this post I turned to the bevvy of online news sites for inspiration. Every second headline seemed to shine a spotlight on the issues our organisation deals with every day: minimum wage increases, penalty...

01 August, 2016 / 0 Comments

Announcement: Wage Updates for FY 2016/17

The Fair Work Commission announced its minimum wage ruling this afternoon for the 2016/17 financial year.

01 June, 2016 / 0 Comments



10 May, 2016 / 0 Comments

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