- Employers failing to future-proof employee skills – but is HR to blame?
A new survey has revealed more than a third of HR leaders believe their workforce is ill-prepared for the skills the work environment demands, leaving some to question if HR has dropped the ball when it comes to L&D activities.
- HC magazine launches on iPad
Australia's industry-leading HR magazine Human Capital is now available on iPad.
- LAFHA legislation passed
After 10 months, two rounds of submissions, a House of Representatives Standing Committee and a false start, the controversial reforms to the Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA) legislation is now awaiting Royal Assent with a commencement date of 1 October 2012.
- Myths about workplace bullying addressed
The same prominent workplace lawyer who last week slammed the ‘failure’ of Australia’s legislation around bullying in the workplace, has produced a list of myths around the same subject.
- Mental health not on the corporate risk radar
Despite growing awareness that mental illness is widespread throughout the entire community, Australia’s top companies are failing to recognise and manage mental health risk in the workplace.
- Offering alternative employment in lieu of redundancy
These days an offer of alternative employment is an acceptable option to counter a potential redundancy – so what does HR need to know about this particular option…