Opinion & Best Practice

  • Legal Experts: No pay while on holiday - Is that legal? Apparently yes! by

    Helen-Anne MacAlister explains the legal ramifications of a new Fair Work Australia finding, whereby employers (with employees’ agreement) have a significant alternative option in managing annual leave hoarding.

  • The case for discretionary rewards by

    Have some of the benefits of discretionary awards been missed in the comp & ben strategies of modern companies? Gary Taylor suggests it’s time for a rethink.

  • Workplace policies and return to work by

    Scott Sanderson takes a look at how organisational policies and practices can have a big impact on return to work outcomes.

  • Unlocking Innovation by

    Controlled, ROI-driven innovation is an essential element of a successful business growth strategy and can generate ideas worth millions of dollars. Vanessa Gavan says fresh thinking is essential to take organisations to new heights at any stage of the economic cycle.

  • HR professionals in 2012- agility required! by

    As many sections of the economy will be a roller coaster ride this year, companies are now faced with looking ahead and planning to meet the challenges of an unpredictable world. What does all this mean for HR? John Baker explains.

  • Ten habits of bad management by

    Aiming to create a high performance organisation? Take a look at André de Waal’s list of 10 management habits, which may hinder your plans.

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