- Redeployment favoured over cuts
Redeploying staff instead of making redundancies can leave a company better equipped to respond to changing economic conditions according to Trevor Vas, executive director of HCMS (Human Capital Management Solutions)
- Payroll tax deterring employment
Payroll tax is crippling small business and is a big deterrent to hiring more staff, according to Trevor Markham, managing director of EIrecruit
- Dismissal intentions a legal minefield
A SURVEY has found that employers are increasingly changing their employment intentions in view of an impending recession, but lawyers warn: despite recession fears, staff dismissal should only occur once all other avenues of survival have been pursued.
- HR blamed for global financial crisis
The remuneration practices at large financial institutions played a large part in bringing about the global financial crisis, according to Colin Melbourne, director of change management consultants Astor Levin.
- Australian employees to be hit by GFC
Australian employees will no longer be shielded from the global financial crisis as national salary budgets are predicted to fall further during 2009.
- Employers unaware of legal obligations
Forty-seven per cent of employers are not aware of their obligations to notify Centrelink if they plan to make 15 or more employees redundant.