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Is a Social Media Policy Necessary?


  • Social media has changed the way we do Business.
  • Limitless commercial potential – endless opportunity to increase client base and branding.
  • It’s a recruitment tool and makes the business and its employees accessible 24/7. 
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Is a Social Media Policy Necessary?

Social media has changed the way we do Business. Limitless commercial potential – endless opportunity to increase client base and branding. It’s a recruitment tool and makes the business and its employees accessible 24/7. We are continual ..


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Discipline And Termination

How To Do It Fairly And Minimise The Risks To The Business
Many people find having to discipline or terminate an employee highly stressful, particularly if the employee is long serving. This is due to the anxiety that normally accompanies such an act and is exacerbated because of the risks to the employer from the labyrinth of protections found in legislation designed to ensure that the employee is treated fairly and lawfully.  Read More >


Discipline And Termination

How To Do It Fairly And Minimise The Risks To The Business Many people find having to discipline or terminate an employee highly stressful, particularly if the employee is long serving. This is due to the anxiety that normally accompanies such ..


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What motivates Staff? Developing the basic framework -Job Descriptions


Our previous articles have been around the topic of motivating your employees. This article builds on those earlier articles by encouraging managers to develop good Job Descriptions for all positions within the business.   Read More >


What motivates Staff? Developing the basic framework -Job Descriptions

Our previous articles have been around the topic of motivating your employees. This article builds on those earlier articles by encouraging managers to develop good Job Descriptions for all positions within the business. Well written Job Des ..


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Workplace bullying and harassment - It's not on!


Whilst bullying may not be expressly prohibited in Australia by legislation, it is unlawful in the context of the broader responsibilities of Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBUs) under the Work, Health and Safety Act (2011).    Read More >


Workplace bullying and harassment - It's not on!

Whilst bullying may not be expressly prohibited in Australia by legislation, it is unlawful in the context of the broader responsibilities of Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBUs) under the Work, Health and Safety Act (2011).  ..


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Recruiting for Future Success

Recruitment within your business should be seen as an opportunity for future success.   A new employee not only needs to make economic sense for your current requirements, but you should also be looking at the potential gain and growth you can achieve with your new recruit.   Read More >


Recruiting for Future Success

Recruitment within your business should be seen as an opportunity for future success. A new employee not only needs to make economic sense for your current requirements, but you should also be looking at the potential gain and growth you can ac ..


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Parental leave - entitlements for subsequent pregnancies


What are employee entitlements to parental leave for subsequent pregnancies? With the proposed changes to parental leave in the Federal Budget, employers are thinking about the rights and obligations that come with the scheme. A situation that can be tricky is when an employee has taken parental leave and becomes pregnant again, while still on leave.   Read More >


Parental leave - entitlements for subsequent pregnancies

What are employee entitlements to parental leave for subsequent pregnancies? With the proposed changes to parental leave in the Federal Budget, employers are thinking about the rights and obligations that come with the scheme. A situation that ca ..


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Performance Management

Having great employees who enjoy their jobs, engage with their peers and contribute to the overall success of a business does not occur by chance, rather it is the result of a planned and consistent approach to managing employee performance.  Read More >


Performance Management

Having great employees who enjoy their jobs, engage with their peers and contribute to the overall success of a business does not occur by chance, rather it is the result of a planned and consistent approach to managing employee performance.  ..


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Employment Contracts – Enforceability after termination

Previously, post-employment restraints have been limited to senior management and executive staff. However, recently these clauses have become more common in many employment contracts. The issue this raises is the enforceability of these clauses after the termination of an employee.  Read More >


Employment Contracts – Enforceability after termination

Previously, post-employment restraints have been limited to senior management and executive staff. However, recently these clauses have become more common in many employment contracts. The issue this raises is the enforceability of these clauses  ..


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Community Spirit - why it matters


Today people talk about the importance of work life balance. They understand the importance of a healthy diet, regular exercise, recreation and work all contributing to overall wellbeing.  Read More >


Community Spirit - why it matters

Today people talk about the importance of work life balance. They understand the importance of a healthy diet, regular exercise, recreation and work all contributing to overall wellbeing. Research also shows that contributing to society and t ..


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Code of Conduct - Things to consider when managing workplace swearing


A code of conduct is intended to be a central guide and reference tool for employers / employees in support of day-to-day decision making. It is meant to clarify an organisation's mission, values and principles, linking them with standards of professional conduct. As a reference tool, it can be used to locate relevant documents, services and other resources related to ethics within the organisation.  Read More >


Code of Conduct - Things to consider when managing workplace swearing

A code of conduct is intended to be a central guide and reference tool for employers / employees in support of day-to-day decision making. It is meant to clarify an organisation's mission, values and principles, linking them with standards of pro ..


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