30/04/2013Workplace Stress, HR Infrastructure, Employee Issues, Performance Management

While absenteeism is a problem that many business owners and managers bemoan, there is a performance issue that can be more insidious - 'presenteeism'.

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15/01/2013Franchising, HR Infrastructure, Employee Issues

Question - we have been hearing about many big companies engaging “interns” and not having to pay them normal minimum employment conditions. Is this legal?

10/12/2012HR Infrastructure, Discrimination/EEO, Legislation

New legislation governing equality is now in place – the “Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012”, managed by a new agency – the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.

11/10/2012Workplace Stress, Leave, HR Infrastructure, Employee Issues

With businesses across Australia losing billions of dollars a year due to excessive sick leave, what should employers be doing to address the issue?

09/10/2012Workplace Stress, HR Infrastructure, Employee Issues

Work-related stress is one of the most common workplace issues in businesses across Australia - but what should employers be doing to address it?

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05/10/2012Workplace Stress, HR Infrastructure, Employee Issues

Having difficult members of staff is a relatively common problem that organisations face, but it is an essential part of employee management for it to be dealt with.

02/10/2012Wage Rates, Leave, HR Infrastructure

In the event of an employee leaving a company, bosses need to make sure they make an accurate calculation of final pay.

27/09/2012Workplace Stress, Leave, HR Infrastructure, Employee Issues

One of the most common workplace issues that managers encounter is absenteeism - but one of the most effective ways of tackling it is to understand the causes.

13/09/2012HR Infrastructure, Employee Issues

Redundancy payouts can be a large cost to a business that may already be struggling, but there are ways to ease this threat.

07/09/2012Workplace Stress, Leave, HR Infrastructure, Employee Issues

During the cooler months, it is not surprising that the number of employees who call in sick seems to go up. The occasional day spent away from the office won't do much to hurt a business, but it can become a problem if a staff member starts to abuse this entitlement.

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