How to recognise and address mental health issues in the workplace


Mental health is an ongoing and prevalent health concern within Australia and this is being reflected in our workplaces.  In fact, one in five…

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Minimum Wage and Modern Award Wages Increase by 3% - 2019 Decision


On 30 May 2019 the Fair Work Commission handed down its decision regarding an increase to the National Minimum Wage. The Commission determined that it…

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WorkPac v Skene Case: Can casual employees claim annual leave entitlements?


Typically, casual employees are not entitled to such things as paid annual, personal or compassionate leave.  Instead, they receive a loading to…

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4 ways to improve team productivity


Time is a precious resource in any business. If you’re a business leader, you’ve probably wished more times than you can count that there are more…

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How do I conduct a disciplinary meeting?


Even with your best efforts to proactively manage your team, there are unfortunately times when poor employee performance and misconduct become issues…

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Here’s what you need to know about the changes to casual conversions


Our workforce has become increasingly “casualised” in recent years. In fact, over two million people are now employed casually in Australia.

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How does HR outsourcing work?


If your business is experiencing ongoing HR issues, you may have considered engaging a professional HR outsourcing service.

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Create a Winning Culture


For the first time, we have five different generations in the workforce – but the things that drive Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X, Baby Boomers and…

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Building Winning Teams


A recent NextGen in Business conference on multi-generational organisational cultures had some great speakers with fresh takes on developing high…

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2018 Wage Increase Decision from Fair Work Commission


The Fair Work Commission recently handed down its annual decision on the new national minimum wage to begin 1 July 2018.

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