Here at Cornerstone we are passionate about empowering business owners and managers to better understand the ways they can better manage their team with practical HR support and advice.

While our articles are general in nature, we understand every workplace and situation is unique. If you are interested to know how we can help improve or support your business, get in touch with us today.

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19 June 2019

It is becoming more and more common for employers to install surveillance cameras in the workplace and there are a number of reasons for this; from preventing and deterring criminal activity, providing extra security for premises, monitoring employees’ behaviour and performance,...

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11 June 2019

Under the Fair Work Ombudsman’s new set of priorities, your business may be at risk of increased scrutiny. Penalties for underpaying workers or failing to keep adequate records are set to increase as the Fair Work Ombudsman plans to take a...

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05 June 2019

It’s no secret that managing your employees can be one of the most challenging aspects of running a business today. With employment laws changing regularly, it can be difficult to confidently navigate this area. The general resources available online don’t always apply...

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27 May 2019

During the employment life cycle, there will be times when an employee does not meet the requirements of the business or the expectations of their role. It is never an easy decision to dismiss an employee, and it’s important to tread...

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20 May 2019

Deciding to make roles redundant in your business can be challenging and stressful, and the effect of not handling redundancies correctly can significantly impact the business. The potential for unfair dismissal claims and negative publicity, both internal and external, can be...

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14 May 2019

Employees decide to leave their employer for various reasons and at times it can be disappointing to see them go. On the termination of employment, whether by resignation, dismissal or redundancy, it is important to follow the relevant Fair Work Act...

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03 May 2019

Checking a prospective employee’s credentials and background is a crucial step of the hiring process, and one that should not be overlooked. Often you spend only a matter of hours getting to know someone before hiring them and a thorough screening...

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17 April 2019

We find leading up to long weekends that we get a lot of enquiries around what employers need to pay their employees for public holidays. To avoid unnecessary payroll expenses, or unwittingly underpaying staff, it is important for business owners to...

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15 April 2019

Unfortunately, at some point business owners will be faced with staff turnover, whether it be by employer or employee choice. An employee or employer may decide to end employment for a number of reasons with both parties needing to ensure their...

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08 April 2019

Your new employee has signed and completed their offer of employment documents and has arrived for their first day – have you prepared to welcome them? By spending some extra time to welcome an employee into the workplace and provide them with...

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