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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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. [...]

2023-04-12T16:42:28+10:00By |Compliance, News|0 Comments

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 [...]

2021-10-27T08:56:33+10:00By |Compliance|0 Comments

BREAKING: Immediate changes to the Clerks-Private Sector Award due to COVID-19

The Fair Work Commission has varied the Clerks-Private Sector Award in response to a special COVID-19 application. These changes are effective Saturday, 28th March until 30 June 2020, unless extended. If not extended, the Award will revert to its original clauses on 1st July 2020. These changes are contained in Schedule I of the Clerks-Private Sector Award. The key [...]

COVID-19 Employer Update

Here is an update about where employers currently stand regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. The three main questions that we're getting asked are: What happens if we have to close or we're directed into quarantine? Can I direct an employee to go home if they're sick? What are the implications of an employee working from home? What happens if [...]

New compliance rules for salaried employees

Do you have salaried staff? If so, then you need to be aware of changes coming into effect on 1st March 2020. The Fair Work Commission has made some key changes to a number of awards including the Clerks – Private Sector, manufacturing and associated industries award, banking, finance and insurance, professional services and health professionals’ awards amongst others [...]

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