Contracts and Awards

As a business owner or manager, you are responsible for complying with employment legislation and laws. However, the prospect of keeping up-to-date with this information can be time consuming and daunting.

The Importance of Maintaining Employment Requirements

Interpreting and applying employment standards, and remaining current across the relevant employment requirements for your business and industry, can be a challenge. The penalties for non-compliance of employment standards and underpayment in wages can be financially crippling and adversely affect your brand.

Our Solutions

Empowered HR can support you to risk-proof your business by:
  • Identifying the award/s that apply to your business
  • Incorporating relevant award requirements and the National Employment Standards (NES) into employment contracts
  • Developing contracts that include confidentiality, intellectual property and restraint clauses to further protect your business
  • Providing advice and guidance on whether your contractors are ‘true contractors’
  • Identifying whether your casual staff meet the award classification
  • Providing key new employee documentation (including welcome letter, personal details form, and Fair Work information statement)