Businesses today are expected to understand and remain up-to-date on a wide range of Employment and Labour regulations that govern their activities. These include, but aren’t limited to, labour laws, national tax, regional variation, industry-specific rules, as well as employment instruments, amongst other things. Whilst these may appear unrelated at first glance, they all… Read more »
In the 2021 – 2022 Federal budget, the Australian Government announced a set of reforms to the superannuation system aimed at increasing retirement savings and targeting unnecessary fees. On top of increasing the super guarantee from 9.5 to 10% in July 2021, the recent “Your Future, Your Super” federal government measures also introduced the concept… Read more »
Growing businesses are always looking for ways to expand their operations and client base, while maintaining profitability and cost-efficiency. Yet, this is no easy feat. In fact, expanding overseas remains one of the most expensive and time-consuming processes a business can undertake. This is especially true when undertaking the whole process in-house, which can… Read more »
As the name suggests, employee engagement surveys are market research tools that enable organisations to determine how engaged their workforce is. Whilst engagement surveys remain one of the most valuable tools available to track employee engagement, they’re often underutilised. Although there are many benefits to having an engaged workforce, businesses often do not prioritise… Read more »
When running any kind of business, you need to be mindful of how you keep your employees engaged. After all, they remain your most important asset. Whilst there are plenty of things you can implement to keep employees motivated, one strategy that many employers are turning to is implementing comprehensive performance plans. This involves… Read more »
A significant step forward – The government passed legislation to prevent and address sexual harassment in Australian workplaces. The Morrison Government has taken important action to strengthen and simplify national laws to better protect Australians against sexual harassment in the workplace. The Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021, which… Read more »
It started off as a pandemic necessity for many, but most Australians are continuing to work from home, either full-time or a few days a week. This is especially true with states forced to initiate lockdowns & introduce restrictions to curb the spread of the virus. Whilst this has become the norm whilst we… Read more »
Long-term gaps between employment were once seen as a red flag for recruiters and hiring managers. However, post COVID-19, the dreaded employment gap is no longer judged as fiercely as it once was. On the contrary, most hiring managers / future employees will be sympathetic as they are intimately aware of the situation. In… Read more »
No matter the industry, every organisation needs policies and procedures to operate effectively and successfully. Together, they guide your organisation and reduce the risk of liability. In addition, they promote consistency across the organisation for both employees and customers. This consistency builds a healthy reputation for your organisation, especially regarding employee touchpoints with customers. Successful organisations… Read more »
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