It’s Christmas Party Season

It's Christmas Party Season - christmas

It’s time. You’ve organised a fabulous night out. You’ve got your outfit. You’ve had your hair cut. You’ve talked your significant other into coming along. You’re good to go. It’s time for the biggest social event of the year for your workplace…. The Work Christmas Party! Let’s get this party started November and December are […]

What If … HR was made simple | Skildare – smart HR, made simple

What If … HR was made simple | Skildare - smart HR, made simple - Outsourced HR

Opening the door to good HR practice can be daunting for many small businesses. But what if, you could categorically say you are paying your employees correctly and competitively? What if, by doing so you achieve far greater cohesion in your workplace? What if, you have the best process to hire the best employees? These […]

How to give effective employee feedback

Employee Feedback

When silence is not golden – have the brave conversation Silence is not always golden. As professionals in the human resources industry, we have seen many opportunities lost because leaders avoid having a much-needed conversation with an employee. Within the workplace, ‘silence’ can result in inappropriate behaviour going unchecked, poor performance being tolerated, the more innocuous behaviours […]

Compulsory Whistle blower Policy Requirements

Compulsory Whistle blower Policy Requirements -

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Act 2019 (Cth) has been passed which has significant implications for companies in Australia from 1 July 2019. What are the changes? Public and large propriety companies must ensure they have a compliant Whistleblower Policy in place as soon as possible (no later than 1 January 2020) to […]

Flexible Working Arrangements The Facts

Workplace Culture

From 1 December 2018, modern awards were updated to include new rules for employers in relation to the process for considering requests for flexible work arrangements, including the requirement for the employer to discuss the request with the employee. What is a Flexible Working Arrangement? Flexibility in the workplace allows employers and employees to make […]

Workplace Gender Equality Reporting Requirements

HR Policy

We have identified your company as possibly having reporting requirements for the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. What is WGEA? The Workplace Gender Equality Agency is an Australian Government statutory agency that: promotes and improves workplace gender equality administers the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 (Act). The Act’s main goals are to: promote and improve workplace gender equality, […]

New Family and Domestic Violence Leave Entitlements

HR Policy

What is the change? From 1 August 2018, modern awards were varied to give employees access to 5 days of unpaid family and domestic violence leave each year. The leave can be taken by employees to deal with the impact of family and domestic violence. This includes (but isn’t limited to) taking time to: make […]