Mar 23

A “Chief Happiness Officer” for workplace wellness?

About a month ago, one of London’s oldest law firms, Clifford Chance, made headlines when a prospective managing partner suggested that he would appoint a “Chief Happiness Officer”.  Among the innovations proposed at Clifford Chance were “micro-retreats” for employees and paid time to pursue “passion projects”. The idea is based on research that shows happy, […]

Mar 21

[WEBINAR ON DEMAND] International Women’s Day: Shatter the Virtual Ceiling

As mask mandates lift this week across the country and more employees return to the office, our next challenge is navigating the new world of hybrid workplaces.  For women, who are more likely to take advantage of workplace flexibility, does the technological transformation finally offer the infrastructure for real work-life balance, or will those working […]

Mar 17

Investigating Reportable Conduct: Developments in NSW since the Royal Commission

Anyone who has had the task of investigating allegations of workplace misconduct will know that it can be a taxing and high stakes exercise for all involved. The need for thoroughness and attention to detail on the part of the investigator must not be allowed to outweigh the need for sensitivity  towards the participants, such […]

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