HR Update Issue 13 – 2014 Known as ‘boomerang employees’, there are pros and cons in re-employing previous staff members. Football players (and coaches) are notorious for moving between teams and sometimes codes – and are often rehired by their former clubs. Elizabeth Taylor even married Richard Burton twice – not that it worked second time […]

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QA Update 14/09 Health Star Rating system shuns vegetables The Health Star Rating system is designed to give consumers an indication of nutritional value of food and beverages and make it easier to identify a ‘healthy choice’. The system has stirred up a debate between the Australian Food and Grocery Council, Choice and AUSVEG. According […]

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Principals Update 14/06 Be aware of small business scams Scams that target small businesses come in many forms – from false bills for advertising or directory listings to being charged for goods you never ordered, and even being sent fake renewal notices for your domain name or a domain name very similar to your own. […]

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IR Update 14/12 In 1907, the famous ‘Harvester Judgement’ paved the way for the establishment of a minimum wage in Australia. In what became a benchmark case, Justice Henry Higgins (yes that’s right) deemed 2 pounds and 2 shillings per week to be ‘fair and reasonable’ pay for unskilled workers. This is a meagre $4.20 […]

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