Sep 23

When it comes to investigation allegations against senior staff, how accountable are you?

Depending on whether you are a fan of Voltaire or Spiderman (or, of course, both!), you will no doubt be familiar with that time-honoured phrase: “With great power comes great responsibility”. But responsibility alone is now no longer enough. Every week, it seems, another media headline heralds a regulatory inquiry, legal case or shareholder push […]

Aug 27

[WEBINAR ON DEMAND] The opportunity and challenges of building a diverse workforce

In this Worklogic webinar on-demand, Worklogic Director Jodie Fox discusses the benefits of building a diverse workplace culture and the challenges to address along the way including: managing discrimination risks strategies for building a respectful, supportive and inclusive workplace addressing unconscious bias and its role in conflict and misconduct investigations. WATCH WEBINAR How to access […]

Aug 12

4 learnings for employers from recent cases of workplace discrimination

It is not news to say that we are living in uncertain times which during which employers are forced to constantly evaluate the current and future operational needs of their businesses. The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has this week confirmed that the Coronavirus pandemic has seen a substantial rise in unfair dismissal and general protections […]

Jul 17

[WEBINAR ON DEMAND] Re-Start, Re-Set, Refresh: What kind of organisation do you want to be post-pandemic?

In 2020, massive disruption hit most industries – and most employees’ working arrangements – due to COVID-19. As workers in some Australian states start to return to the workplace, and others are planning a return in the near future, it’s a good time to contemplate: What have the impacts of COVID taught us about how […]

Jul 15

What kind of organisation do you want to be? Resetting expectations post-pandemic (Part 2)

Continuing on from last week’s blog post, Rose Bryant-Smith outlines the next 3 questions that can help to position your workplace to make the most of the disruption caused by COVID-19. 3. Should all employees’ changed expectations be accommodated? When can employers say ‘no’? Twitter has said that some employees would be working from home […]

Jul 08

What kind of organisation do you want to be? Resetting expectations post-pandemic. (Part 1)

Australia has undertaken a massive social experiment in flexible ways of working. As the new financial year begins, the immediate practicalities of getting staff to work from home effectively have mostly been addressed, boosted by the re-opening of schools. Slowly, social distancing restrictions are lifting in some Australian states, with many offices and places of […]

Jun 24

Inappropriate behaviour complaint

Dealing with complaints of inappropriate workplace behaviour is arguably on the list of managers least favourite tasks. However, it is important that when a complaint of inappropriate behaviour is made, the issues are addressed, as an untended complaint can often take root and grow into a much bigger issue. Increased emphasis on organisational values and […]

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