Understanding the Recent Changes to Casual Employment

Understanding the Recent Changes to Casual Employment

June 15, 2020 Uncategorized

In the recent Workpac v Rossato decision by the Fair Work Commission, there was further evidence that casual employees do have rights to entitlements if they are determined to be ‘Full Time’ employees.  The critical parts are the definitions which are:  – a regular and systematic pattern of hours and; – a predictable pattern of […]

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If the performance review is dead, what do we do now?

It’s that time of year again where many businesses are preparing for their annual performance reviews. Once considered a fundamental tool to ensure employee performance that is in line with the business’ values, direction and standards, performance reviews are now often seen as a yearly tick box exercise during which employees are reminded of the […]

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Returning to the workplace – The new office landscape

May 14, 2020 Culture, Uncategorized

As we prepare for the lifting of COVID19 restrictions and we embark on returning to the workplace there are a number of items businesses should keep in mind in the planning to return to work.  Many employees may be anxious as they mentally prepare for a return to the workplace as they will be unsure […]

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Planning to Thrive

April 16, 2020 Leadership, Uncategorized

By now many businesses have recovered from the initial shock brought on by COVID-19. While the struggle and uncertainty is still very real and current for business, many are starting to adapt to a new way of working and understand the broader business implications. The key differentiator between businesses who will survive the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Coronavirus – what employers need to know

March 12, 2020 Uncategorized

As the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases rise internationally, the phones have been running hot here at HR On-Demand with employers concerned about their workforce and the potential impact in the coming months – and it’s easy to understand why. Information relating to employer obligations is scarce, but more importantly, employers are trying to understand […]

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Creating A Culture Of Accountability And High Performance

Trudy featured in UK magazine VQ this month. This month Trudy MacDonald, Managing Director TalentCode HR is featured in the Vistage UK Magazine – VQ discussing how to create a culture of accountability and high performance. Vistage operates in 16 countries around the world to support leaders make better decisions and achieve better results.   Creating A Culture […]

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Award rates increase – are you ready?

June 8, 2017 Remuneration, Uncategorized

  As a result of this year’s Fair Work Commission review, minimum wages in Modern Awards and the national minimum wage will be increased by 3.3% as of the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2017. Increase for Award-covered employees. Modern award minimum weekly wages are to be increased by 3.3% per […]

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Are you overpaying your employees?

April 10, 2017 Remuneration, Uncategorized

We all know how employee salaries and incentives used to work. Company X would hire John, and they would agree on an annual salary for the position. It was so simple. Each year based on performance, John would receive a pay increase of approximately the CPI increase for that year, and all was well. Well, […]

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