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Compliance: Part 2 – Episode 11

Episode 11 is live! The fallout of a compliance breach can be dramatic for any business – not only financially but also when it comes to reputational damage. Nick Hedges explains why, quite simply, ‘compliance’ is all about keeping your business safe. Check out Nick’s video or better yet order your FREE copy of his book today at www.optimisingyourteambook.com.au to…

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Compliance within a Human Resources Network: Episode 10

Episode 10 is live! [less than 3 min viewing time] • Do you really appreciate all the intricacies around compliance? • Have you seriously considered the ramifications of a potential breach? • Are you prepared for your business to suffer reputational damage? Compliance is a serious issue for every business. However, unfortunately far too many owners of SMEs often don’t…

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Some Legislative changes that may affect your business

Some Legislative changes that may affect your business

With April and Q2 at our doorstep, we thought we would highlight some key legislative changes that have recently taken place for you to reflect upon and consider any impacts for your business. Casual Employees The first legislative change relates to the definition of a casual employee and what they are entitled to. These changes came into effect on 27…

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Risks with Recruitment – Episode 9

[Approx. 3.5 minute viewing time] Candidate attraction and selection is critical to the success of any business, and SMEs are no different. It’s often hard to just get your head around the entire recruitment process let alone seeing it all through. After all, who really has time to write a job description or capabilities statement for every role in the…

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Workplace Investigations – Recent Learnings

Workplace Investigations – Recent Learnings

Workplace investigations are almost always a difficult undertaking for Companies. One aspect on which all managers, senior business leaders and HR usually agree, is the importance of getting the procedural aspects of the investigation right.   Getting it wrong will not only potentially increase the risk in terms of the Employer’s ability to defend any resulting disciplinary action that the Company…

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Recruitment: Episode 8

[approx 3½ min viewing time] • Do your stress levels increase just thinking about recruitment? • Can you actually distinguish between a candidate’s skills and competencies? • Did you know that 1 in 5 new hires are already actively looking for a new job within 6 weeks of starting in a job? When you’re running a SME, it’s not always easy…

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The risks & impacts of poor HR foundations: Episode 7

Episode 7 is live! • Can you afford a $12,600 find from Fair Work? • Are your employment contracts current and compliant? • Is there a chance you might be exposing yourself to unnecessary risks without even realising it? If you’re now thinking that there’s a chance you may not have your HR foundations quite right, you are not alone.…

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Reflect & Rejuvenate for 2021

Reflect & Rejuvenate for 2021

It goes without saying that 2020 is going to be a year that will go down in the history books. Of course, we are all acutely aware of the large-scale changes that the pandemic year resulted in. I am sure I am not alone in looking forward to the day that Covid-19 is not the number one subject of news…

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