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Budget 2022: Small Businesses Overlooked and Ignored

October 25, 2022 | Adam Wyatt

The Albanese government’s first ever budget announcement hasn’t lived up to the expectations of small business owners across Australia.

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74% YoY increase in Australian employers concerned about rising costs

January 3, 2024 | Adam Wyatt

Global research indicates shift in SME priorities and concerns for 2024  Australia, 03 January 2024

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Are We Doing Enough for the Mental Health of Employers?

October 4, 2022 | Adam Wyatt

Business owners are looking out for the wellbeing of their staff, but who’s looking out for theirs? Employers may have countless resources to plan and create a mentally healthy workplace for their staff, but do they have a plan to protect their own mental health and wellbeing?

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Employee Entitlements During Natural Disasters Or Emergencies

February 4, 2019 | Adam Wyatt

 Australia can experience a variety of natural disasters and wild weather conditions, such as floods, bushfires, tropical cyclones, and severe storms. These events can cause devastation and major disruptions to the people, businesses, and workplaces that are affected.

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Frank Digital Agency Appointed by Employsure to Roll Out Digital Platform.

April 15, 2019 | Adam Wyatt

Digital product agency Frank Digital has been appointed by Employsure, the largest provider of workplace relations services in Australia, to redesign and rebuild its digital platform following a competitive pitch.

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How One Of Australia’s Youngest And Fastest Growing Companies Became An Employer Of Choice

July 26, 2018 | Adam Wyatt

Head of Talent, Michael Morris shares Five key ingredients for becoming an Employer of Choice Workplace.

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Employsure Supports Proposals for Reform of the Small Business Dismissal Code

August 7, 2019 | Adam Wyatt

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) yesterday released proposed changes to the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code (the Code).

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Employsure Supports Call to End “Cheap and Easy” Dismissal Claims

November 29, 2023 | Adam Wyatt

Workers who have been sacked could be hit with higher costs while chasing unfair dismissal claims in an attempt to prevent the Fair Work Commission’s time being wasted.

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Step It Up And Walk To Work

October 4, 2019 | Adam Wyatt

Today is Diabetes Australia, Walk to Work Day – an annual event that helps employers and employees build regular walking into their daily routine for a healthier workplace.

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Staff Notice Requirements Before the Christmas Shutdown.

November 8, 2019 | Adam Wyatt

Are you planning to shut down your business over the Christmas and New Year period? It’s never too early (or too late) to start planning.

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Qantas Staff Fear Being Labelled As Troublemakers For Reporting Workplace Sexual Harassment

November 5, 2019 | Adam Wyatt

Qantas staff are reluctant to report sexual harassment with only 3% being willing to file a report an incident, as they fear being called ‘troublemakers’ and being ‘put through the absolute wringer’.

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Stage Kings – From Set Design to Home Office Furniture

May 6, 2019 | Adam Wyatt

When COVID-19 forced the Government to ban mass public gatherings due to health and safety reasons, it decimated the events industry and led to a complete shutdown.

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What To Do If Your Employees Are Refusing To Come Back To Work

June 1, 2020 | Adam Wyatt

Employers have the right to ask staff to work where reasonable during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Employsure, Australia’s leading workplace relations company.

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Subway Franchises Stung for Underpayment

November 29, 2023 | Adam Wyatt

After a lengthy investigation as a result of anonymous tip offs and requests for assistance, the Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered over $81,000 in unpaid wages for 167 current and past employees from 22 different Subway franchises.

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Employers must lead by example under new face mask restrictions in NSW

June 23, 2021 | Adam Wyatt

Businesses in New South Wales affected by new mandatory face mask rules need to set the standard and ensure all staff, customers, and clients abide by new regulations to protect from the latest COVID-19 cluster.

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Can you fire an employee who ‘fakes’ being sick?

August 27, 2021 | Adam Wyatt

The debate on whether an employer can dismiss a worker for pulling a sickie has long been a topic of conversation in Australia, and with so many people working from home over the past 18 months, the nature of calling in sick has changed.

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“A Win For Employers” – Employsure Welcomes High Court’s Judgement Regarding Personal / Carer’s Leave

August 13, 2020 | Adam Wyatt

The High Court’s decision to reverse a Federal Court ruling on how personal and carer’s leave is calculated for permanent national system employees is a win for employers across the country, according to Employsure, Australia’s largest workplace relations advisor.

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International Women’s Day – Greater transparency needed to help close the gender pay gap

March 8, 2022 | Adam Wyatt

This International Women’s Day, more transparency and preventative measures need to be discussed and implemented by business owners in order to help close the gender pay gap.

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Is the 4-day work week here to stay?

September 11, 2022 | Adam Wyatt

Employers and Employees across Australia and New Zealand are eagerly awaiting the results from a six-month pilot study started in early August of a 4-day work week by not-for-profit: 4 Day Week Global.

Resilience Fatigue- The Silent Epidemic Faced by Employers

October 6, 2022 | Adam Wyatt

Resilience fatigue is the silent epidemic facing employers across the country. Having just suffered through a seemingly unending pandemic, small business owners find themselves battling on all fronts.

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