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Letting everyone work from home forever isn’t good for teamwork

While there are indeed benefits with remote work, making it the ONLY option can be a bad thing to do for most organisations and teams.

Why a ‘people plan’ is just as important as a business plan

Your business needs a people strategy, one that covers the embedding of culture and the projection of your team members’ career pathways...

Three ways to ensure your employees work safely from home

When a pandemic effects a revolution, by making remote work common, employers must re-think their approach. They have to answer this question: How do you ensure a safe place of work when that place is an employee’s home? Here are three practical suggestions.

The pandemic pivot: 5 ways coronavirus shifted HR priorities

With the ups and down during the pandemic, one thing remained clear for businesses: exceptional HR is not an optional extra – it’s a necessity.

How your business should approach reducing headcount following the end of JobKeeper

As JobKeeper closes, businesses may need to reduce headcount to keep wage bills affordable. Here's how to approach a restructure legally and effectively...

Seven steps to attract and hire the best staff in 2021

Now is the perfect time for businesses to re-evaluate their hiring processes. Here are tips for any business looking to land top talent...

Will employers be able to mandate employees receive a COVID-19 vaccine?

In light of Australia's impending roll-out of a COVID-19 vaccine in March, a major consideration for employers will be whether they can direct their employees to have the vaccine.

Should JobKeeper be extended?

JobKeeper is the definition of policy made on the run. At the time, it was very important to roll something out quickly to cushion...

HR Legal’s tips for developing your COVIDSafe plan

Many workplaces are now receiving the green-light to open their offices and begin reintegrating their staff back into the workplace, however this can only...

Let’s talk: Staff motivation – how to keep teams driven

Staff motivation can be tricky to master at the best of times. Throw a pandemic in to the mix, and it becomes extra hard...

Australian media code becomes law as Facebook and Google make deals

The News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code has officially been cleared by the federal government...

The changes in insolvency & restructuring rules that could catch out Australian businesses

“COVID Safe Harbour” insolvency rules have been replaced by legislation that includes a new, streamlined SME restructuring process...

Facebook Australia bans users and publishers from posting and sharing news

Facebook has made a major move in the back and forth with the Australian Government on the proposed Media Bargaining Law. It’s also a potentially dire step by the social media giant for the many Australian publishers that use the platform.

Let’s Talk: The office vs. working from home?

Working from home is now a viable option for many businesses. So, this far into the pandemic, what do we think? Work office vs. Home? Let's talk...

Seven signs big Google news deal; ABC, Nine, Guardian reportedly circling

Seven West Media is Australia’s first large news outlet to sign a deal with Google in order to have the tech giant pay for its news content.

Donald Trump, acquitted of inciting Capitol attack, says movement has ‘only just begun’

A win for Trump. Although, the result came with the highest number of Senators to ever vote against a president from their own party.

How business crisis pressures can produce disruptive diamonds

Disruption waits for no one, especially not a pandemic. Innovative thinking should be top priority during a crisis. Read on...

Let’s Talk: What is the best social media platform for your business?

What social media platform is best for your business? Go all-out on all of them? Focus on one or two? Paid or organic approach? Let's talk...