Exemple

Managing Poor Performance – what to do when things don’t improve

You’ve had a conversation with your employee and made a plan for them to correct their poor performance – the problem is, it hasn’t happened. By this stage you may be feeling fed up, disappointed and keen to get the situation sorted. So, what happens next? Click here for how to start the conversation if you haven't already. You are now moving into a formal perfor
Continue Reading
Exemple
One of the most challenging aspects of employing people is dealing with poor performance. In a small business an employee who is not performing well can impact not only your bottom line but the morale of those around them. Many employers I speak to find it challenging to address poor performance particularly if the individual is a long standing or popular employee. Case study John is the Marketing Manager for a building company that specialises in renovations. An important part of John’s role is
Continue Reading
Exemple
Does this workspace spark joy?  Marie Kondo (if you haven't heard of her yet read this), would have had a field day in the office of my former boss. David was a smart lawyer, renowned throughout the company for his chaotic office. His desk was covered with stacks of documents and books. There were boxes of files and half empty glasses of water on the floor and assorted souvenirs from conferences strewn across any spare bench space. Remarkably, he seemed to be able t
Continue Reading
Exemple
It's a new year and a great time to check your key considerations for your business in 2019!  Its imperative that you have your “people management” in order. By doing so at the start of the year can help have your team, and therefore your business, working like a well-oiled machine so you can turn your head to running/growing the business. Here are some of our key considerations that should definitely be on your list. Do you have a tick or a cross against these points?  If you have ticks – then you are well on yo
Continue Reading
Exemple
Do you have have any casual employees? One of the changes that came in this year for a number of general awards is regarding entitlements to casual workers. Read on to ensure that you are aware and following procedure if this change affects your business and employees. To keep it brief; A regular casual employee (one who has worked a pattern of hours on an ongoing basis over the last 12 months) may request to be moved to permanent part-time or full time (depending on their hours). Should you receive such a request,
Continue Reading
Exemple
There were quite a few changes to legislation this year. To prompt your memory here is a quick recap of some of the developments that impacted small business in 2018.  HR Central are available for you to contact, should you need clarification as to whether or not these changes impact on your business.

1. Changes to Long Service Leave (LSL) provisions (Victoria)

The new Long Service Leave Act 2018 (Vic) took effect from 1 November 2018. Some of the key p
Continue Reading
Exemple
Christmas is such a busy time for the year and with all that is going on you need to also keep in mind what days constitute public holidays.  And most importantly you need to make sure that you pay your staff the right rates at the right times!
  • Monday 24th December 2018: Christmas Eve – from 7pm onwards public holiday (SA and NT only)
  • Tuesday 25th December 2018: Christmas Day – National Public Holiday
  • Wednesday 26th December 2018
Continue Reading
Exemple
The end of the year is fast approaching and so too is the infamous end of year celebrations such as the company Christmas Party.  After a long and busy year, these celebrations are the perfect time to reward your staff with a fund and engaging event where they can relax a little and enjoy themselves.  However, often these celebrations can go wrong and employees can clown around, drink too much and do and say things they normally wouldn't. Let's drink to be merry can sometimes have dire consequences... If you have heard
Continue Reading