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11 January: Open Heart, Open Mind II: A Nasty Piece of Work.

No apologies if I’ve told this story before; but it is good to start the year with an open heart and open mind which I certainly needed to one year. 242 more words

Daily Reflections

New Year, New Job?

In the new year you may be contemplating taking on new staff or getting a new job; in either case it may be useful to revisit what employers should do in preventing discrimination and harassment claims and what new employees need to look out for in a new job. 330 more words

Employment Law

It’s that time of year again!

Office Christmas parties are a great way to boost your team’s morale, they “reward” staff and give them a chance to bond outside of the office/workplace environment, but beware, if things go wrong the repercussions for your business are likely to be greater than just a post party hangover. 239 more words

HR Issues

Health, safety and climate change

In a small article on the ABC news site, Professor Peng Bi of the University of Adelaide said occupational health and safety laws needed a review to accommodate the changing climate and… 845 more words



One normally relies on auditors.  But if the auditor issues a false audit report and then tries to cover it up, what happens?

“Brazil Arm to Pay $8 Million Penalty,” … 58 more words


“White Collar Crime!” In My Business?

You may be a small or medium sized company but you too can experience theft and fraud issues just like major companies. The good news is that SME’s have a much easier time identifying the culprit. 311 more words

HR Issues

Universities are forgetting the duty of care

We arrive at university to an entirely new environment, often in a new city, often far from friends and family (sometimes whole continents away), and often young. 1,048 more words