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10 rules for executives to follow when confronted with a disciplinary meeting

October 16 2012 Disciplinary meetings can be stressful and demanding for both executive employees and employers.

Workplace investigations: internal vs external

March 15 2013 Workplace Investigations typically take place following one or more employees acting inappropriately, and they are becoming an increasingly…

6 things you can do to improve employee attendance

June 21 2012 Excessive absenteeism can be costly for business in terms of both replacement costs and lost productivity.

Can you be found guilty with no conviction recorded?

August 8 2012 The NSW Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act allows criminal Courts in NSW to make a finding of guilt against someone, however not record a conviction.

Resign or be fired?

June 29 2012 When faced with the need to terminate the employment of a worker, sometimes employers will offer the employee the option to resign or face termination of employment.

Important changes to your rights in criminal matters

April 24 2013 On 25 March 2013, the NSW Parliament passed two very significant pieces of legislation. The two Acts are: The Evidence Amendment (Evidence of…

What you need to know about the NSW government's new construction guidelines

April 15 2013 New procurement Guidelines for all NSW infrastructure projects will come into effect on 1 July 2013. Changes to the existing guidelines were driven…

Workplace bullying: the new proposed laws and what they could mean for employers...

April 11 2013 Workplace bullying and harassment is a serious issue impacting many businesses across Australia and it's been on the rise over the last few years. A…

Effective exclusion clauses in commercial contracts: 2 lessons for business owners

April 9 2013 A recent decision in the case of LA Rosa v Nudrill [2013] WASCA 18 serves as a reminder to all business owners that exclusion clauses in contracts…

The unfair dismissal high income threshold explained

March 21 2013 The high income threshold for unfair dismissals refers to the highest possible income an employee can have, unless they are covered by an award or…