Social Media whether you love it or loathe it has permeated our society firmly entrenching itself into our lives and those of many of our friends, family and social circles. Whilst many of us use social media to keep in contact with loved ones, to share exciting news and celebrate life’s milestones much has been
Humid enough for you? Welcome to what is traditionally the hottest part of the year where even seasoned locals are hot and bothered by the energy sapping tropical humidity. Whilst many of us are lucky enough to work in air-conditioned comfort all day, spare a thought for those working outdoors in the heat all day,
Placing the Spotlight on Sexual Harassment Many people are shocked and appalled with what seems to be almost daily allegations of sexual harassment involving high profile individuals and industries. Sexual harassment does not discriminate against age, beauty, gender, ethnicity, job title, industry or socio economic factors, it festers where there is a lack of basic
Christmas is a time of year where we all like to celebrate different traditions. Some traditions might be culturally driven, some by religious beliefs and others may be more of a quirky family tradition or we simply shout “Ba Humbug” and take a break from society for a couple of weeks to avoid it all.
The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 came into effect on the 15th September 2017. This means new, higher penalties for breaches of employee record keeping and ‘serious contraventions’ of workplace laws (this includes breaches of the National Employment Standards, Modern Award provisions, Enterprise Agreements, National Minimum wage and the method and frequency
Right so let’s recap our last few blogs and action items -you’ve become more engaged in your life and given up your seat on the “I’m so busy being busy” bandwagon, you’re enjoying a more balanced state of mindfulness, enriched relationships and enhanced overall health and well-being. In addition to all of those amazing benefits
Following on from our call to action in our last blog, what decisions and changes have you made to facilitate personally getting off the “busy being busy” bandwagon? Making the decision to prioritise where you spend your time, energy and focus is no doubt paying dividends right now with improvements to your overall health and
It seems like there is a growing epidemic of “I’m so busy, being busy” in our workplaces, home lives and society in general. The constant fast pace of our modern lives is not only exhausting but it can have a direct effect on our individual health and well- being along with impacting our significant relationships.
By Heidi Bishop, Senior HR Consultant The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has been very busy over the last few months conducting their four yearly review of Modern Awards along with their annual review of minimum wages. Do you know what the correct payments are for your award covered employees? I’m sure we can all recall
By Heidi Bishop, Senior Consultant, EastCoast HR Group Everyone loves a day out of the office at a training workshop. It’s a chance to get away from your desk, away from the emails or from a pesky routine to enjoy a never ending selection of delicious tea and lunch treats, along with more coffee and