- First aid: Make sure your boxes are ticked
Given that every workplace situation is different, it is up to HR to determine the acceptable ratio of first aid officers to employees, and they should consider a number of criteria in the risk assessment phase.
- Taking pride in diversity
Dawn Hough outlines the business case for employers to be fully inclusive and supportive of LGBT staff.
- Get into social media or limit your career potential
While inappropriate online activity has been the undoing of countless professionals out there, many more have actually enhanced their careers by careful and strategic use of social media.
- Skills shortage a headache? New visa rules may help
The immigration department has announced a new “fast-tracked” system for employer-sponsored skilled workers to secure permanent visas. The new system aims to take the sting out of the current complex system and effectively make it easier for employers to entice skilled migrants to stay.
- Why boardroom diversity matters to business
The business case for boardroom diversity has been firmly established and is supported by a growing body of industry research demonstrating links between gender diversity on boards and positive organisational outcomes, according to a peak diversity body.
- Sharp increase in days lost to IR disputes, does HR lack resources?
New figures have revealed there was a sharp increase in the number of working days lost due to industrial disputes last year.