- Budget highlights for HR professionals
It’s Federal Budget time again, and amid all the political agendas, it can be difficult to zero-in on what matters strictly to you. HC breaks it down to bring you the industry-specific budget wrap-up.
- Doubts that older worker bonus will make a difference
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
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
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
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
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.