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  • Doubts that older worker bonus will make a difference by HCA

    Despite persistent skills shortages in vital sectors, employers continue to overlook the capabilities of older Australians and business thought leaders fear the $1,000 bonus won’t be enough to shift engrained hiring practices.

  • LAFHA changes will burden employers with contract renegotiations by

    The changes to living-away-from-home allowance (LAFHA) tax concessions expected in tonight’s Federal Budget will impose a significant cost burden on both business owners and their employees, a leading tax expert has said.

  • Get your WHS policy up to scratch by Human Capital

    The first company to be convicted and fined for recklessly endangering a worker in Victoria has lost its sentence appeal and has been fined $750,000.

  • Female leadership systematically underestimated by Human Capital

    Contrary to popular belief and even previous studies, researchers have discovered women may actually outperform in areas traditionally considered to be the domain of men.

  • Redundancy landscape a new ballgame by

    Employment law experts are issuing a warning to employers considering redundancy layoffs in the wake of new economic uncertainty; you cannot simply ‘rinse and repeat’ old processes.

  • Preference for candidates with deeper voice by Human Capital

    New research has shown that voters consistently choose political candidates with a deeper voice, whether male or female – could the same be true in HR processes such as hiring and promoting?

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