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Team Development

Your people are your most important asset. So how much time are you spending on team development?

It is encouraging to see the shift that has occurred, with organisations becoming much clearer on the importance of valuing their employees – however no one can work effectively in isolation, so team development is just as significant.

 Key to a great team is communication. Because if people are working by themselves, don’t understand the instructions, or don’t receive clear instructions, it becomes very difficult for them to contribute meaningfully to the end objective.

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SMB HR Basics (Part 4) – Managing for Performance

Growing your team can be daunting.  What do I really need to know? Where do I start?

Seed People Consulting is proud to present a Four Part series of SMB HR Basics to help you set up your business with the core HR requirements (as well as a couple of bonus points!) to ensure you’re compliant, organised and ready to hire, motivate and manage a capable and supported team.

In this Part 3 of 4, our final edition of this series, we will cover the following topics key for employee performance:

  • Managing for Employee performance
  • How to measure performance
  • What if performance isn’t going to plan?

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SMB HR Basics (Part 3) – Work Health & Safety

Growing your team can be daunting.  What do I really need to know? Where do I start?

Seed People Consulting is proud to present a Four Part series of SMB HR Basics to help you set up your business with the core HR requirements (as well as a couple of bonus points!) to ensure you’re compliant, organised and ready to hire, motivate and manage a capable and supported team.

In this Part 3 of 4, we will cover the following key topics in the realm of Work Health & Safety (WHS):

  • What legislation applies?
  • What is my duty of care?
  • Managing Safety
  • Workers Compensation and Insurance

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All things ‘Silly Season’ – Public Holidays, Annual Closures and Parties!

Christmas is approaching! Whilst we’re sure you’re already aware of this, what you may not have thought about yet are some of the business watch-outs during the holiday season. We are pleased to share with you some helpful tips and guidance about how to navigate some of the trickier parts of People Management in this time of joy…

Read more for tips and tricks on:

  • How to manage Public Holidays
  • Annual business closures/shut downs
  • The team Christmas Party

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Client Spotlight – Jane Peters & Crema Coffee Garage

When you walk into Crema Coffee Garage in Broadmeadow, you are hit by the warming aroma of amazing coffee.  Whether you drink coffee or not, Crema is a special place, taking you through the journey of green coffee bean to your favourite brew (hot or cold!), and all you need to create your perfect tea or coffee brew.  The team’s passion for all things ‘brew’ is palpable when you meet Jane Peters, Co-Owner of Crema Coffee Garage, as her eyes light up talking about all things coffee, business and people.

Here’s our first Client Spotlight Interview, with the wonderful Jane Peters …

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SMB HR Basics (Part 2) – Pay & Compliance

Growing your team can be daunting.  What do I really need to know? Where do I start?

Seed People Consulting is proud to present a Four Part series of SMB HR Basics to help you set up your business with the core HR requirements (as well as a couple of bonus points!) to ensure you’re compliant, organised and ready to hire, motivate and manage a capable and supported team.

The maximum penalties for employers found to be breaching record-keeping laws has recently doubled, so it’s important to stay on top of your obligations!

In this Part 2 of 4, we will cover the following topics:

  • Payslips
  • Record keeping requirements
  • Superannuation
  • Compliance with Awards

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SMB HR Basics (Part 1) – People and Policies

Growing your team can be daunting.  What do I really need to know? Where do I start?

Seed People Consulting is proud to present a Four Part series of SMB HR Basics to help you set up your business with the core HR requirements (as well as a couple of bonus points!) to ensure you’re compliant, organised and ready to hire, motivate and manage a capable and supported team.

In this Part 1 of 4, we will cover the following topics:

  • What type of employee or contractor do I need?
  • What are the HR frameworks and policies that are necessary right from the outset?
  • What organisations and support networks are available to answer my questions?

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