- Go dry for July
The Dry July idea is simple: don't drink for the month of July and get people to sponsor you for the feat. Sounds easy, right? After all, it's not every day that you get to raise money for charity by not doing something.
- Corporate wellness = organisational performance
Organisations that ignore the health of their employees are putting productivity and profits at risk, with new research revealing a close link between organisational performance and wellness.
- What is acceptable alternative employment?
In a recent case, the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (AIRC) refused an application by Tasman Sheepskin Tannery Pty Ltd (TST) to avoid paying severance pay to redundant employees under the Tanning Industry Award 1999
- Productivity hit by economy and workload concerns
Concerns about the economy and excessive workloads are not only leading to stress in Australian workplaces, but businesses are also suffering from lost productivity, according to international recruitment firm Robert Half.
- HR Leadership Awards nominations open
Nominations are open for the HR Leadership Awards 2009 – the country’s leading event for recognition of people leadership and benchmark HR practice
- Best and worst business practices to adopt in a recession
Businesses that are handling the economic crisis well tend to take a longer-term approach to thinking, communicate well with their staff and genuinely try and find win/win solutions for both the business and employees