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How to Create a Fair Employee Dismissal Process


Posted in Advice & Tips and Discipline on by Graham Evans

How to Create a Fair Employee Dismissal Process

As any employer would know, dismissing an employee is something that must not be taken lightly. Unfortunately however, there are some circumstances in which dismissal is the only option and in such circumstances, it is vital that you take all the necessary precautions. Workplace relations laws are... Read more

What Constitutes Misconduct in the Workplace?


Posted in Advice & Tips and News on by Graham Evans

What Constitutes Misconduct in the Workplace

As an employer, navigating any form of conflict in your workplace is fraught. There are many very strict guidelines that dictate the circumstances in which disciplinary action is appropriate and govern the scope of any such action. For the average employer, some instances of workplace misconduct... Read more

Five things to keep in mind while writing a termination letter


Posted in Advice & Tips on by Graham Evans

Five things to keep in mind while writing a termination letter

Having to terminate an employee is unfortunately quite stressful, but sometimes there is no way to avoid it. All manner of circumstances can give rise to the need for termination – including redundancy, misconduct and more – and these circumstances can sometimes have an effect on the way in... Read more

Serious Misconduct and its Effect on your Workforce


Posted in Advice & Tips and News on by Graham Evans

Serious Misconduct and its Effect on your Workforce

The manner in which your employees conduct themselves have considerable implications on many factors of your business; productivity, employee satisfaction, customer satisfaction and customer relations can all be affected by the conduct of workers. Fostering a work environment that encourages... Read more

How to Write a Redundancy Letter


Posted in Advice & Tips, Misconduct / Termination and News on by Graham Evans

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Redundancy is currently somewhat of a prevalent issue, particularly given the dynamic nature of modern technology and its influence on a variety of industries. Redundancy occurs when – for reasons of an operational or structural shift – positions are no longer required and the individuals within... Read more

Best Practice Redundancy Process in Australia


Posted in Advice & Tips, News and Redundancy on by Graham Evans

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Dismissing staff for reasons of redundancy is arguably one of the more unpleasant forms of dismissal for employers because, more often than not, the redundant employee is in no way at fault. As such, employers ought to take all the steps both legally and ethically incumbent upon them so as to ensure... Read more

When can an Employee Claim Unfair Dismissal?


Posted in Advice & Tips and News on by Graham Evans

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Unfair dismissal is the termination of an employee in a manner that is inconsistent with the principles outlined in the Fair Work Act. Legislative provisions governing unfair dismissal are implemented to protect the rights of workers across Australia. When an individual is reliant solely upon the... Read more