HR Maximised Monthly News – July 2023

July is all about looking after your people! This month we are looking at: Psychosocial hazards – what they are, our obligations in this area and how to mitigate the risks Employee retention – what can you do to hold onto your staff in this buoyant market How to keep your high performers engaged with Career Monitor July's Spotlight Psychosocial Hazards The new ‘Managing the risk of psychosocial hazards at work [...]

HR Maximised Monthly News – June 2023

It has been another busy month and heading into the end of the financial year we are looking at: Small business grants for HR services have been released for QLD businesses to support investment in HR solutions that will drive business growth. Wage Reviews – when did you last undertake a wage review? With the recent announcement of an increase to the National Minimum Wage and minimum award wage; changes to [...]

HR Maximised Monthly News – May 2023

We are getting closer to mid-year and Fair Work legislation updates have been coming in thick and fast with more amendments on the immediate horizon! With the significant, wide-reaching changes both introduced recently and upcoming in the second part of the year, it is important to keep you up to date. We’ve dedicated this month’s HR Spotlight to Legislation. May's Spotlight HR Legislation Changes – Are your Employment Contracts up to [...]

HR Maximised Monthly News – April 2023

April is an interesting month to be running a business. With all the stop/start, public holidays and roster management, lack of momentum and progress, chocolate hangovers and first quarter reviews to be completed…. Whatever you decided to do over the Easter long weekend, we hope you were able to enjoy some time with family, good food and some relaxation.  This year doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon, so [...]

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HR Maximised Monthly News – March 2023

We are getting close to the end of the first quarter and it has been a busy one for everyone. Already this year we have explored a number of critical areas of HR that underpin business success – cultural alignment and employee engagement; ongoing flexibility; simplifying and improving the performance management process; better understanding your teams' personalities and communication styles; and ensuring you have all the right HR tools and supports [...]

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HR Maximised Monthly News – February 2023

Is it February already?  The year is already moving at a rapid pace and we are keen to ensure we are continuing to support you in achieving your business goals for 2023. Whether it’s keeping you up to date on the latest legislation changes; helping you to better understand your people and how they communicate and work together; or just making sure you are equipped to minimise the risks and navigate [...]

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HR Maximised Monthly News

HR Maximised Monthly News - January 2023 We hope you enjoyed a well-earned break over the festive season and are looking forward to a productive and rewarding 2023! Having a break often gives people an opportunity to reflect and reassess on what has gone well, what we can improve, and what we want to achieve in the year ahead.  Do we have the right strategy, team, systems, resources and culture in [...]

Casual Employment Changes

Finally, there is some good news for employers. The Federal Government last month passed the Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2020 (the Bill) which has resulted in significant changes to casual employment. Casual employment has been a hot topic over the last two years with a number of Full Court and Fair Work Commission decisions significantly impacting on how casuals were categorized. These decisions resulted in [...]

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