Companies need to attract candidates. We are in a candidate-driven market – this is no doubt the 2022 corporate buzz sentence. With fewer workers and more job positions, potential employees have all the choices, and will choose carefully. Companies are struggling to entice candidates, and while they might be offering benefits and perks, they… Read more »
Australia has some of the world’s most generous policies regarding employee entitlements. While the length of annual leave might be shorter at a minimum of 20 days a year compared to other countries, the right to have unused days rolled over each year is a perk Australian workers have. For the most part, the leaves… Read more »
7 Ways An External Hr Audit Can Benefit Your Company The Human Resources (HR) department plays a key role in the running and protection of a company. They assist on all matters of employee relations while keeping businesses compliant. However, with HR professionals wearing many hats in their day-to-day operations, it can be difficult and… Read more »
Professional translation is vital for any company wanting to expand globally. Language is an essential part of human connection. Without reaching your target audience, you might as well be communicating with a wall. We’ve already seen how machine translation has tricked small and big companies alike, leading to some embarrassment and, at worst, causing grievous… Read more »
Hiring foreign talent in Australia isn’t easy. However, it might be necessary to help grow your business; whether it be requiring a trusted employee from your company to set up your entity in Australia, or requiring niche talent from overseas to satisfy your company’s needs. With stringent policies set out by the Australian government… Read more »
France is considered an employee’s paradise. With ample annual leave, union power, and strong worker protections, you might well be considering working in France. However, while the topic of living and working in Paris has never been so popular – thank you Netflix, one thing we all want to avoid is making an Emily in… Read more »
Employee onboarding is a stressful time for all involved. That’s why it’s crucial to have a plan in place to achieve onboarding goals without causing unnecessary burdens. While some may regard onboarding as a one-day incursion (this would instead be induction), the process is a lot longer. The consensus among HR professionals is that it… Read more »
With the pandemic seemingly behind us and Australia’s borders finally open again, now is no better time to come ‘down under’. With its booming economy and ever-growing business market, Australia has new projects and professional opportunities emerging by the day. But equally prone to change are the laws around employment and migration – a major… Read more »
The new financial year has arrived, bringing significant changes to Australian taxation & payroll. The first step in remaining compliant is understanding your business’ new payroll obligations. To help in this regard, we’ve examined the latest changes and summarised them for your convenience. Fast-track your research with this guide to the 2022 / 2023 financial year. … Read more »
A few weeks ago, Google agreed to pay $118 million (USD) settling a gender-discrimination case for 15,550 female workers. However, while monetary damages were paid, wrong-doing was not admitted. The case was brought to Google alleging systematic discrimination which involved: Female employees being paid less than their male counterparts Locking women into lower career tracks… Read more »
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We help your business avoid large financial penalties and employee disputes by assessing the current state of your HR operations to ensure that they are compliant with Australian law.
We know that it’s difficult to keep up with changing laws. That’s why we solve your HR problems before they happen. Our preemptive HR Health Check reviews your business’ HR practices and documentation to ensure that your company is on the right track.
In order for us to ascertain if your business operations comply with Australian HR regulation and legislation, we start out by interviewing key stakeholders and reviewing all of your existing HR documents so as to identify any non-compliance issues or improvement opportunities.
Polyglot Group will then review our findings so as to give you a comprehensive report and debrief. Ultimately, you will receive a customised high-level action plan
so that you may make informed and pragmatic decisions regarding your operations.
So, whether you are a small company looking to grow, or a larger business looking to be more efficient, we have the solution to ensure your business thrives with more support and most importantly, less risk.