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To walk or not to walk a redundant employee

12 February 2015

To walk or not to walk a redundant employee

So an employer has to make the tough decision. Do you walk the employee immediately? Or do you allow them to work out their notice period or part of it? It is common for many employers to walk the employee on the day. Read on to find out the pros and cons...

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Stealing diamonds from the shop window

Stealing diamonds from the shop window

Employees often get away with stealing your intellectual property as it can be hard to detect that they have done it! Unfortunately, many small businesses do not sufficiently protect their IP and are at risk of it walking out the door when an employee resigns. Read on to find out the excuses they give and what you should do!

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Are you underpaying your employees?

Are you underpaying your employees?

Imagine this: You are paying your receptionist $50k per year, that is WELL above the Award minimum. Sure she sometimes does a few extra hours, and she works 40 hours per week, but you're a nice employer, and her salary is set to compensate her for that. There's NO chance you aren't complying with the award requirements, I mean, you pay her at least $10k more than you have to? Right? Right? WRONG! Read on to find out why paying above the award does not automatically mean that you are complying with the Award requirements...

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Meet "The Untouchables"

Meet "The Untouchables"

Just like Al Capone in the movie The Untouchables, there are certain types of employees that you simply do not want to mess with. These employees are those that managers are terrified to performance counsel, even if it is absolutely necessary for the business. Who am I talking about? Read on to find out!

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