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23 September 2021

Travel restrictions due to the pandemic have meant that Australians are holidaying less and as a result, taking less annual leave than before the pandemic begun. This has had a knock-on effect for businesses, with employees now owed a significant amount...

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14 September 2021

It’s quickly coming up to that time of the year – casual conversion time, that is! Changes made to Australian employment laws by the federal government on 27 March 2021 introduced new casual conversion obligations, the requirement to provide all casual...

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07 September 2021

With new anti-discrimination laws in place which see a tightening of the rules around sexual harassment, businesses will need to update all relevant policies and procedures accordingly. The newly introduced Respect at Work Bill determines that sexual harassment is grounds for...

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31 August 2021

Whilst a few organisations are moving towards making the COVID-19 vaccination mandatory in the workplace, some business owners may instead choose to take on more of a support role in encouraging employees to receive the vaccine. For business owners who would...

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25 August 2021

As a business owner, any decisions made surrounding vaccination policies can be complex. Although the vaccine is not mandatory, there is a strong push from the government for all Australians to get vaccinated. With so much information out there about COVID-19...

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17 August 2021

The holiday season is just around the corner and business owners will soon be planning the Christmas and New Year working arrangements for their businesses, if they haven’t already done so. For businesses that plan on closing down for any period...

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10 August 2021

Businesses have their work cut out attracting and retaining top talent. Between low unemployment rates and the pandemic prompting people to re-evaluate their careers, it’s more important than ever to implement effective HR strategies in order to hire the right people. At...

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03 August 2021

Successful business owners and managers understand that HR management is much more than hiring and firing. Having effective HR support not only improves the quality of the employees in a business, but allows managers to spend more time and energy on...

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27 July 2021

It’s well been established that the most important asset of any business is its team members. In order for workers to do their best, employers need to invest in not only their professional development, but the overall wellbeing of employees. Fostering a...

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20 July 2021

Coaching is an essential tool in the development of both employees and employers. If there’s a team member who requires additional training to be at the expected level, that’s coaching. Similarly, if a manager requires further development, or a business wants...

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