14042020
JobKeeper changes to Fair Work Act

On 9 April 2020, the Fair Work Act was amended to support the implementation and operation of the JobKeeper wage subsidy scheme (JobKeeper scheme) in Australian workplaces. The new provisions apply to employers who have qualified for the JobKeeper scheme and...

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08042020
Stay Strong during COVID-19

In the past few weeks we have all faced phenomenal change and many challenges in our daily lives.  We have been impacted both personally and professionally by the reverberations caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic. For all the turmoil, hardship and stress...

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08022020
Tips for a successful Onboarding Program

The new year often comes with new opportunities and some organisations see a surge in new team members joining the business. New starters, team members and leaders all want new recruits to be productive and making a valuable contribution as early...

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08022020
Modern Award changes will impact many businesses

The Background In 2019, as part of its four-yearly review of modern awards, the FWC proposed the inclusion of a series of model salary annualisation clauses for several modern awards (such as the Clerks – Private Sector Award and the Banking, Finance...

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22102019
Dare to make a difference

Carolyn recently joined a group of entrepreneurs and leaders to make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged Cambodian youth with Sunrise Cambodia and Project Gen Z. This social impact trip to Cambodia was to educate, inspire and motivate young people...

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22102019
Bullying & Harassment

We have received a few queries recently about the differences between harassment and bullying and the line between performance management and claims of bullying.  This appears to be a confusing point for many employers, so we thought it made for a...

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23092019
Real conversations lead to real outcomes

Our relationships, teams and workplace cultures are built (or damaged) one conversation at a time. What we do and don’t talk about is reflective of our values, leadership and culture. Conversations are happening all day everyday with people inside and outside...

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23092019
Outsource with Confidence

If you are thinking of growing your business and you need added resources or specialist skills and employing someone is not cost effective, then outsourcing to a Contractor could be your ideal solution.  It’s a way to access skills your business...

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23082019
Good Leadership is Good Business

In working with a new client this month, a topic of discussion has been about “good leadership” and what that should look like in the workplace. We have discussed the differences between a manager and a leader and how being good...

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26072019
Top Tips for Greater Wellbeing

Getting outside amongst trees and plants is great for our mental and physical wellbeing and looking after ourselves and each other is good for business. Studies have found that it reduces stress, alleviates symptoms of depression, and even promotes attention and...

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21072019
Driving Financial Success

The start of a new year provides an opportunity to both look back as well as reset and the start of a new financial year is no exception. Many businesses start planning for a new financial year 3 to 4 months...

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10012019
New Years Thoughts

With each new year we think about all the personal and professional activities and challenges we want to take on. We have the motivation and energy of a new year and 12 months to make it happen, but our list can...

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