- HR gets analytical
HR's analytical tools have come a long way from the haphazard insights gleaned from Excel spreadsheets. A new report has suggested that a new era of advanced workforce reporting will transform the HR function.
- Landmark Barclay decision finally settled by the High Court
The long-awaited decision in the case of Barclay v The Board of Bendigo Regional Institute of TAFE has been handed down and is being celebrated as a major win for employers fighting adverse action claims.
- Industrial disputes on the rise: ABS
Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics regarding industrial disputes has shown that for 2011/12 there was a significant increase in disputes and days lost in the labour market – sparking debate on both sides of the political fence.
- Rewiring the brain to boost visionary thinking
An alarming 71% of Australian business leaders lack high levels of visionary thinking – yet new research may reveal that neuroscience is the key to unlocking this potential in everyone.
- HR outsourcing firm has landmark restraint of trade win
Restraint of trade clauses are a contractual headache for employers and HR – notoriously difficult to enforce, they have frequently been thrown out when tested by the courts. Yet a new finding may have turned that notion on its head.
- Employee claims continue to rise, and employers are losing
Employers and HR practitioners may frequently lament that since the Fair Work Act was introduced employee claims have skyrocketed – yet that feeling is also backed by statistics.