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Flexible Working Arrangements – Future Requirements | April HR Breakfast Club Summary

This month, due to the public holidays, the April HR Breakfast Club presentation has been recorded as a webinar and is available below. This month, Helen Parrett, speaks about Future requirements for Flexible working arrangements.

Flexible Working Arrangements – Future Requirements | April HR Breakfast Club Summary2019-05-23T02:31:08+00:00

Drug and Alcohol Testing at Work: HR Breakfast Club December Summary

This month Gabrielle Sullivan, Director Employment and Industrial Relations Team at Bradley Allen Love Lawyers, spoke about drug and alcohol testing at work and lawful and reasonable directions. Gabrielle discussed the complexities around testing your employees for drugs and alcohol. In particular she reminded us that the most defensible testing is in instances where: There [...]

Drug and Alcohol Testing at Work: HR Breakfast Club December Summary2019-05-23T05:58:44+00:00

Developing Your Network – The First Step to Network Leadership: November Summary

This month Andrew Marshall, Senior Account Manager at SHL, spoke about managing HR Networks and gave us an introduction to network and enterprise leadership. The key take away from Andrew's presentation was to always be thinking 'PALM' when networking: Plan Have a plan when entering into a possible networking situation. Consider some goals that you [...]

Developing Your Network – The First Step to Network Leadership: November Summary2019-05-23T02:30:23+00:00

Tax and termination payments – Getting it right: September Summary

This month Mariano Rossetto, Forensic Accountant at Vincent's Chartered Accountants, spoke about income tax consequences on payments at the conclusion of employment. Mariano discussed the complexities of correctly characterising termination payments. In particular he spoke about: Genuine redundancy payments; "redundancy†payments that don't meet the genuine redundancy rules Compensation payments (principally for personal injury, unfair [...]

Tax and termination payments – Getting it right: September Summary2019-05-23T02:30:04+00:00

Workers Compensation and HR Issues From The Plaintiff’s Perspective: August Summary

This month Rahul Bedi, Associate at Maliganis Edwards Johnson, spoke about workers compensation in the ACT. The ACT system There are two types of claims which arise when a non-government worker sustains an injury during the course of their employment: No fault statutory scheme – for an injury sustained by a worker in the ACT [...]

Workers Compensation and HR Issues From The Plaintiff’s Perspective: August Summary2019-07-16T06:31:51+00:00

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: July Summary

This month Alex Wilson, HR specialist at EY, spoke to our HR Breakfast Club about Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. Diversity and Inclusion is intellectually simple to grasp, but highly complex to deconstruct in a meaningful way. The topic of Diversity and Inclusion draws on societal, cultural, institutional, interpersonal and individual elements as well [...]

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: July Summary2019-09-05T03:30:49+00:00