Get flexible – or lose your best employees!

The topic of flexible work is on everyone’s lips at the moment – especially your employee’s lips. Recent commentary on employee engagement is strongly highlighting that the most desired benefit for employees is the option of flexibility in their jobs. In a recent study by Seek, work-life balance was the most important factor considered by… Read more »

The NES

Q. I keep hearing about the NES in relation to employment? Can you tell me what this is? A: NES stands for National Employment Standards. They are the minimum employment entitlements that have to be provided to all employees. The national minimum wage and the NES make up the minimum entitlements for employees in Australia.… Read more »

Workplace dress standards

Q. Many of my staff come to work in jeans and casual t-shirts but I would like to introduce some more professional standards. What’s the best way to do this? A: To ensure your preferred dress standard is clear to all staff, the best way to achieve this is by introducing a company dress code.… Read more »