HR for SmallBiz launches Recruitment Service
Recruiting high performing staff is a difficult and lengthy task for any business. To help our clients select the most appropriate Candidate, HR for Smallbiz provides a professional Recruitment and Selection service. Once the applicant passes the basic technical requirements of the role, our focus is to explore the candidate's personal and professional motivators to ensure a match with your business. Click here to read full article.
New Bullying & Harassment Regime
A new Anti-bullying jurisdiction has come into effect from 1 January 2014 which allows for the Fair Work Commission to deal with workplace bullying. The recent amendment allows for workers who feel they have been bullied at work to make an application to the Fair Work Commission. Bullying under the legislation is defined as individuals or groups of individuals repeatedly behaving unreasonably towards the worker or a group of workers, creating a risk to health and safety. Click here to read full article.
Social Media on the rise
The rising use of Social Media by employees both personally and professionally exhibits opportunities and potential threats for employers. While Social Media such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+ can all enhance the communication lines between your business and other stakeholders, it also possesses a potential risk when being used by your employees. Click here to read full article.
Case Study: Redundancy turns into Unfair Dismissal
Recently, HR for SmallBiz was instrumental in settling a claim of Unfair Dismissal lodged at the Fair Work Commission against its client, the employer. The matter involved an ex-employee who was made redundant for reasons of a downturn in sales, which required a restructure of the sales team. The correct redundancy calculations and documentation was given to the employer, however, when making the employee redundant the employer did not follow the correct process as advised. Click here to read the full article.
Frequently Asked Questions - Annual & Long Service Leave
We have compiled responses to the most frequently asked questions around annual and long service leave. Click here to read full article.