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21 May 2024

From 26 August 2024, a new definition of ‘casual employee’ will be introduced to the Fair Work Act. Under this definition, an employee is only a casual if: There is not a firm advance commitment to continuing and indefinite work, considering several...

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07 May 2024

Leading a team or a business means working closely with other people. Managers become privy to the everyday habits of employees and can often predict the types of behaviour that may arise in a particular situation. What this means is that...

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30 April 2024

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) recently dealt with a case involving an employee who filed an application claiming that he was dismissed by his employer on 4 February 2024. However, the employer argued that the employee was not dismissed but rather...

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23 April 2024

With the new Right to Disconnect legislation set to commence on 26 August 2024, there are some common misconceptions about what the changes will mean for businesses. Employers need to be proactive and update their processes to be compliant with the...

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16 April 2024

Redundancies and restructures are a challenging but sometimes necessary part of running a business, involving a myriad of potential risks if not managed correctly. However, with careful planning and effective communication, redundancies and restructures can be rolled out with minimal disruption...

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09 April 2024

Payroll is one of the most important compliance challenges facing businesses, yet according to a recent payroll survey only 50% of businesses have conducted an audit for payroll in the last 12 months, and just under 20% have never completed an...

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02 April 2024

Ineffective meetings are unfortunately an all-too-common occurrence within businesses, with many employees viewing them as an unproductive use of time, and not conducive to brainstorming new ideas and making decisions with others. Some teams are even expected to attend so many...

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28 March 2024

The war for talent is far from over. With record-low unemployment, the competition for top talent among businesses across Australia and the world is fierce. As a result, employers are increasingly recognising the need for a strong internal mobility strategy to...

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19 March 2024

With the recent enactment of Right to Disconnect laws in Australia, business owners find themselves at the forefront of adapting to significant changes in workplace communication practices. This seismic shift in legislation aims to safeguard employees’ off-hours, fostering a healthier work-life...

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12 March 2024

With the Easter public holiday approaching, it is important to remember that employees should have the option to choose whether they work on a public holiday or not. Furthermore, any request for an employee to work must be reasonable. So, what...

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