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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20 August 2019

We all understand the value of taking time to rest and recharge. As business owners, there are many benefits of your employees taking annual leave, however managing leave requests can sometimes be a source of frustration! It will help if your business...

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14 August 2019

Seeing employees excessively using their mobile phones can be incredibly frustrating and many employers often find this issue difficult to manage. The impact of mobile phones can be a real killer for productivity and culture. When mobile phone use expectations aren’t clearly...

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05 August 2019

3 Key Reasons Your Business Needs HR Support We often hear smaller business owners questioning if they really need HR support, perhaps thinking in-house HR can’t be justified until the workforce is larger. Equally we encounter larger businesses whose growth has exposed...

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23 July 2019

‘Sham’ might sound like an odd word to some people. The Oxford dictionary meaning of ‘Sham’ explains it as something that is not what it purports to be, that is, a fraud or hoax. Sham contracting is considered somewhat of a...

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09 July 2019

With winter in full swing, it seems like there’s always a virus ‘going around’. Inevitably, as a result, many businesses will feel the effects of having more employees away sick at this time of year. While most employers are familiar with...

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02 July 2019

As we head into the new financial year (and the end of financial year rush is finally over), it’s a good time for business owners to reflect on what has been achieved in the past year, what has worked, and what...

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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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