- Employers face stiff fines over illegal workers
Following a recent spate of immigration raids, the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has renewed its warning to employers that significant fines exist for those employers found to have employed illegal workers.
- Internal fraud on the rise
Australian organisations have been advised to take action to reduce the risk of internal fraud, as new research reveals that a growing number of economic crimes are inside jobs.
- Software firm goes on European bus tour to recruit employees
An Australian software company has decided that rock bands and artists needn’t be the only professionals to enjoy life on the road – they have their sights set on hiring 15 developers in 15 days, and are about to set off on a European "Recruitment Roadshow" bus tour.
- Key competencies of future leaders identified
So often a little foresight can go a long way – and now new research has been released which identifies the six key trends that will affect organisations in the coming two decades.
- Warning: Keep on top of your payroll software or pay the penalty
An SAP-based HR software system rolled out by government departments in the US state of Kentucky caused an employee to be paid $10,000 erroneously – but the finger has been pointed at “material weaknesses” in the administration of the software, not glitches in the coding itself.
- How should HR handle the death of an employee?
The unfortunate task of delivering hard news to employees often falls to HR, and while death is never an easy subject to deal with, having a protocol in place ensures that the matter will be dealt with appropriately and professionally.