Severe Weather Stand Downs

Severe Weather Stand Downs

Do you know how to manage employees in this situation? Winter has arrived! Unpredictable weather may cause problems for your business if it is deemed too severe to work. For example, New South Wales was recently hit with destructive flooding, and although work...
Managing Underperformance

Managing Underperformance

Nip it in the bud! So often we get calls from organisations that are faced with an employee who for some time has either been underperforming or behaving inappropriately. The situation has got to breaking point and the organisation wants our help to fire the employee...
Redundancy

Redundancy

An Employer’s Guide With the dramatic shift in the market we are seeing a lot businesses faced with having to make employees redundant. When making employees redundant you must make sure it is a genuine redundancy in order to avoid unfair dismissal claims. A...
Foreign Workers

Foreign Workers

Are you treating foreign workers fairly? There has been a lot in the news lately about organisations being investigated by the Fair Work Ombudsman for the unfair treatment of foreign workers. Between 2012 and 2014 there was a 400% increase in substantiated complaints...
Employee Entitlements

Employee Entitlements

Uniform, vehicle and travel entitlements As an employer, it might be confusing to work out which allowances you are obligated to pay your employees. Fair Work recently provided information on uniform, vehicle and travel entitlements according to the different awards...
Discrimination Against Smokers

Discrimination Against Smokers

Is smoking covered by any Anti-Discrimination Acts? A client recently asked me the question “during a job interview, can I ask someone if they are a smoker?” In short the answer is yes. Smoking does not fall under any of the Anti-Discrimination Acts,...
Christmas Party Do’s and Don’ts

Christmas Party Do’s and Don’ts

Work social functions require appropriate workplace behaviour. Having just enjoyed our end of year get together, it is easy to see that a Christmas party is a great way to celebrate the achievements of your employees and organisation over the past year. However, it is...
Managing the Christmas Shutdown

Managing the Christmas Shutdown

Can you direct employees to take leave at Christmas? It’s a busy time of year for my organisation, but the festive season is a slow period of the year for many organisations. With Christmas just around the corner it is important to understand your options for...
ProcessWorx at YBE ’14

ProcessWorx at YBE ’14

ProcessWorx presented at the Telstra Your Business Expo. This month ProcessWorx attended the Telstra Your Business Expo at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre. We shared a booth with the Small Business Centre Stirling. Whilst not as busy as we had been hoping...
Managing Social Media

Managing Social Media

How to successfully manage the challenges of social media in the workplace. This month ProcessWorx delivered the first of a series of workshops designed to help manages with the ongoing challenges of the modern workplace. Our first session was on Social Media in the...

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