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Fair Work Commission Update – Retail Penalty Rates and Updates to Modern Awards

  The Fair Work Commission has recently made decisions that impact on penalty rates payable in the Retail industry, as well as all employers whose employee are covered by Awards. The general Award changes are not significant, relating predominantly to the simplification of language on consultation, dispute resolution and Individual Flexibility Agreements,...

SME HR Essentials | 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 SME HR Basics to help you set up your business with the core HR requirements (as well as a couple of bonus points!)...

Client Spotlight- The Marketing GP

How this marketing consultancy found the solution to their HR needs When you’re running a rapidly growing SME business, there are a lot of plates to keep spinning in the air, including the HR ‘plate’. The Seed HR Hub was the perfect solution for one of our customers, who not only...

Respectful behaviour – how does your workplace stack up?

  A recent decision in the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has had us thinking about the concept of the ‘Respectful Workplace’. Given our laid-back approach to language and communication in Australia, the definition of ‘respectful’ in your workplace might feel a little flexible, but it is important to understand the requirements of...

R U OK?

  Today, the R U OK? movement will mark the 9thAnnual R U OK? Day. This incredible company has established itself across Australia and beyond as a beacon of hope for many individuals and families suffering from loss and grief and has brought the topics of mental health and suicide into...

We’re all in this together – supporting Mums return to work

By Julia Fiore I’m willing to guess that most, if not all of us know of a friend, colleague or family member who has been lucky enough to bring a beautiful little human into this world. Whilst riding the emotional rollercoaster of parenthood, and following the first few months of baby’s life,...

If you build it, they will come

‘If you build it, they will come’ I’ve always loved this line out of Field of Dreams (1989). From a self-awareness perspective, we spoke last week about what self-awareness (missed it? Read here) is and why it’s important: the alignment of your internal world and your external world, enables you to...

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