- Increased traffic fines for offences in company cars
The NSW parliament has passed new legislation that will mean harsher penalties for employers caught out for not reporting employees who commit driving offences in company cars.
- HR in the driver’s seat of cultural direction
An interesting development in the HR community is the appointment of a ‘director of people and culture’ at News Limited – touted by the Australian CEO to institute a program of cultural change.
- HR gives workers the boot for ANZAC Day no-show
Five workers in the Pilbara have been sacked for not presenting for work on ANZAC Day – and while the mine doesn’t observe public holidays, eyebrows are being raised over harshness of the decision.
- Leaders right to fear employee poaching
More than half of HR heads fear other companies are actively seeking to poach their top people – are your retention strategies cutting it?
- Building customer centricity
Customer-centric thinking is essential for all organisations, not just service and retail businesses. Kate Messenger outlines what best practice employers are doing to ensure the customer always comes first.
- Law of ‘stand-downs’ amid Slipper debacle
Taxpayers will foot the bill of parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper’s full salary despite being stood aside this week – HC takes a look at the workplace law of stand-downs.