Sick leave? What kind of leave is this?

Q: My employee has submitted a sick leave application form for a recent unplanned day off work she took. At the time, the employee advised that she had needed to urgently visit her solicitor in relation to a private matter. However, now she has put in for sick leave for the time off and that… Read more »

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Prepare for a healthier workplace with a Flu Shot for employees

Due to COVID-19, medical experts are suggesting that all Australians receive a flu shot as early as possible this flu season.  In an ordinary year, as Autumn begins so does the flu season which runs from April to October each year. In a year with COVID-19 also, an employer-sponsored free flu shot for employees is… Read more »

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HR Support – My business has none!

FY2019 is just around the corner and many businesses have either already commenced planning and budgeting or are about to start thinking about it. Have you thought about HR Support ? It’s very common for small businesses to lack proper and compliant human resources practices, and it can seem overwhelming when thinking about where to… Read more »

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Why do I need workplace policies?

Workplace policies are an essential element of conducting business where the business has one or more employees. Policies are written documents that clarify to all employees the expected standards of behaviour and performance. For example, a Code of Conduct will outline the standards of conduct that are required while working for the employer. Below are some of the… Read more »

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Mistakes made by small business

Many small business owners might feel out of their depth when managing employee performance and conduct issues in the workplace.  It’s not surprising, as the Fair Work Act is a daunting document even for many experienced human resources practitioners. At Industryus HR, we specialise in realising great outcomes for employers but we are often engaged months… Read more »

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