Did you know … About 1 in 20 employees can be described as ‘toxic’:  Is this true for your workplace?

Like germs silently spreading from one person to another, so negativity and toxicity encircle a workplace and fester, creating a slow cultural destruction.

It only takes one toxic employee in […]

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    Unfair dismissal: still the elephant in the room for small businesses

Unfair dismissal: still the elephant in the room for small businesses

More than five years since the Fair Work Act took effect on 1 July 2009, small businesses are still being held to ransom by under-performing employees who pull the […]

1 July 2014 Changes to Employment Law and Annual Indexation

From 1 July vital changes take place to employment law and annual indexation. Do all the pieces fit within your business to ensure compliance?

Salary cap for unfair dismissal
$133,000 (employees […]

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    Workplace Gossip: What Affect Does it have on Your Business?

Workplace Gossip: What Affect Does it have on Your Business?

A workplace provides a social context which makes coming to work every day more satisfying and enjoyable.  But when social media is added to face-to-face socialising and internal email […]

How Will New Workplace Bullying Laws Affect Your Business?

Is your business protected against bullying claims?

Can you or your business afford to risk being the subject of changing laws you simply don’t have the time to research?
Get the latest facts to protect you, Workplace […]

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    Family Flexibility for Working Australian Families – At What Cost To Your Business

Family Flexibility for Working Australian Families – At What Cost To Your Business

Are you aware of a significant change that occurred in Canberra last month?

With so much media attention focused on the leadership spill you could be forgiven for not being […]

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    The Thin Edge of the Wedge – How to Avoid the Bullying Tag When Managing Performance

The Thin Edge of the Wedge – How to Avoid the Bullying Tag When Managing Performance

As we approach the end of the financial year, once again Managers are ducking and weaving as the HR Department starts to ready its engines for the churn-out of […]

Could Adverse Action affect Your Business?

Adverse action has been receiving increasing attention in the media lately and it could prove to be a legal tripwire in your business.  But what is adverse action and […]

New workplace rules: Is your business at risk?

New workplace rules: Is your business at risk?: Despite employing half Australia’s private sector workforce the small business community is struggling with the burden of understanding and complying with […]

Why Workplace Policies?

In essence, workplace policies are necessary because we employ people.

Organisations are made up of people who bring their own value systems into the work environment.  If the organisational values […]