22 April 2014
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Uncategorized
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23 keys aspects to pay attention to when creating workplace policies and procedures

1 Decide whether you want policies to be separate from procedures! Why? Depending on the size of the business there are advantages with one over the other. Let me explain. 1.1 smaller business If you’re a small company, keeping policies and procedures in the one document is much easier, saves document management time, employee time [...]


22 April 2014
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Leave Matters
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Absenteeism

I’m not sure what your experience has been, but we’re finding some apparent increase in the level of absenteeism. Why some employees take unplanned leave or go absent without leave! They have an outside commitment they’re too embarrassed to ask leave for, not that the reasons for taking personal/sick/carer’s leave need to be too specific; [...]


14 February 2014
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Ask Heather!
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Ask Heather segment for Feb 2014

What’s St Valentine got to do with my Business? With St Valentine’s Day on 14this month, take the time to reflect on love, business and balance! Have we got enough? Have we got too much of any one thing, is our business taking over our whole life to the point where in our down time, [...]


14 February 2014
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Client Stories
News
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Top End Pest Control

When did you start your business and why We came to Darwin in 2004 July for a quality of life ‘seachange’. Cory and I worked in demanding but relatively low paid positions with the Victorian Government. I wasa police detective working 80 to 100 hours per week, with no overtime! We realised we couldn’t maintain [...]


Fair Work Fact Sheets – Fair Work Fact Sheets

http://www.fairwork.gov.au/factsheets/FWO-Fact-sheet-Infringement-notices.pdf


New Workers Compensation Insurance Requirements for Business Owners & Managers

Are you aware that from 1 July 2012, the NT Government through NT Worksafe, has made it very clear that you need to be paying workers compensation insurance for all contractors engaged by you as an ‘employee’? That means, unless the contractor also does project work for other companies and organisations and can decide how [...]