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Run Melbourne....here I come!

The time has come - new year, new goals.

The new year is a perfect time to indulge in the process of reflection. Did I achieve everything I set out to in 2016? What did I do this year that I will remember for the rest of my life? What did I accomplish this year that I am proud of?

I started down this winding road of reflection over the Christmas holidays and found it difficult to answer s

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In the normal course of working life, a staff member and their Manager must agree about when they are going on annual leave.

Employees can’t just take annual leave whenever they wish. They must first obtain their Employers consent. This restriction is necessary for a number of reasons. It would be hard to manage a business if your Employees could choose to take their leave whenever they wished, and without any notice to the Employer. There may be times during the year when it would be incon

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The Benefits of Performance Reviews

By Performance Reviews ( also known as appraisals), play an important role in an employees working life. Although performance reviews are not a legal obligation, they do offer many benefits.  Conduct regular performance reviews generally maintain stronger relationships with their staff, have higher retention rates and an overall positive culture within the workplace. What can conducting Performance Reviews do? Performance reviews can be done with the following objectives in mind:
  • Maintaining records in o
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Read about key effective strategies for your employees to make the most out of their working day... These days, employees are spending more and more time at the office–certainly exceeding the typical 40-hour workweek. However, increasing hours worked does not necessarily translate to increased efficiency.  So, how can leaders and managers improve employee productivity while still saving time? Here are some top tips of things you can do to increase employee efficiency in your business:

Enable flexible work

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An HR Audit can help mitigate the risk to your business!  

There has been a significant rise in employee claims since the Fair Work Act was introduced, back in 2009.  Many businesses, regardless of their size, have suffered the dire financial consequences of being pulled through the Fair Work ringer. This may have occurred as a result of underpayment of wages, unfair dismissal claims or adverse action claims, to name but a few. Continue Reading

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(Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017

The Coalition Government have recently introduced a new bill, Bill 2017, aimed at protecting vulnerable workers.  They say that Bill 2017, will “protect vulnerable workers and crack down on unscrupulous bosses who break the law”.  There has been greater need for government protection of workers, with recent headlines showing that workers who are not fully aware of their rights and being taken advantage of by their employer.

What will Bill 2017 do?

The Coalition Government claims that Bill 2017 will help pro
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Induction….the word has an almost clinical feel to it.  But it should be as far from clinical as possible to ensure that the best first impression is made on your new star recruit.  A fabulous induction process should set the scene for a successful and high performing employee to thrive in your business.  Comparatively, a poor induction process does the opposite and the new employee can come away frustrated, disappointed and disillusioned.  This is all before they have had a chance

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Fair Work Penalty Rate Decision 2017

The Fair Work Commission has handed down its long-awaited ruling on weekend penalty rates...

The Fair Work Commission made the following changes to the Sunday and Public Holiday penalty rates:

General Retail Industry Award:

  • For full time and part time employees Sunday penalty rates will be reduced from 200% to 150%
  • Casual employees Sunday penalty rates will be reduced from 200% to 175%.
  • Full time and part time employees Public Holiday penalty rates wil
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HR Central and MYOB Incite 2017 Conference

The insightfulness of MYOB Incite 2017 is more than a mouthful of words! Recently we posted about our integration capabilities, partners and the benefits of integrating software to get more out of the services you are using. HR Central is on of MYOB add-on-partners.  Our software integrates with MYOB so that users of our software can access their payslips and leave balances within HR Central.  As a result of our partnership, HR Central recently exhibited nationally at the MOYB Incite Conferences. MYOB Incite is a
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You mean feedback from my employees? Yes. That's right. Why? When I think about the front line, I think of the soldiers during World War II doing it hard in the trenches, fighting for their country. Looking at the front line from a business perspective, your employees are not dissimilar to these soldiers. They are the ‘soldiers’ at the front line of your business, working directly with your clients and customers and ‘fighting’ for the success of your company. Last year we blogged about the importance of p
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