News: Employee Awards

What key elements should be included in a social media policy?

Investigation Report Key Statistics: Edition 3 iHR Australia investigators have compiled a collection of statistics to track trends in the workplace. Our July statistic provides a cautionary insight into the…

Do your Policies and Procedures need an overhaul?

Most businesses have HR policies and procedures in place, but in many cases, they are rarely updated. Or organisations use generic policies and procedures that don’t cover the needs of…

Should organisations ban alcohol from functions?

iHR Australia Investigation Report – Key Statistics: Edition 2 iHR Australia investigators have compiled a collection of statistics to track trends in the workplace. Our June stat may not be…

Employees are getting braver at dobbing in their employers

Ever since the significant media coverage of celebrity chef George Calombaris underpaying his staff, employees have become more forthright about dobbing in employers who aren’t paying the correct wages. The…

Is there any best practice for dealing with workplace allegations?

In the final edition of the Culture and Complaints Series, we explore the best practice of dealing with allegations with Paula Bruce, Senior Workplace Relations Adviser. Do you have a…

Investigation Report Key Statistics: Edition 1

iHR Australia conduct independent investigations for a wide range of organisations. Through this work, we have compiled a collection of statistics to track trends in the workplace. These key statistics…

Anecdotal ‘case study’ – how a business could benefit from the HR Audit

Why a little bit of knowledge can be dangerous Many small to medium sized businesses are created from a great idea. This idea becomes a start-up and eventually develops into…

How can an organisation encourage complaints in the workplace?

In this week’s Culture and Complaints Series, we explore how to encourage complaints in the workplace with Paula Bruce, Senior Workplace relations Advisor. Do you have a culture or complaints…

When to mediate and when to investigate?

When to mediate and when to investigate? When a dispute occurs in your workplace, it can be challenging to know when to undertake a mediation or if an investigation is…

Are your employees on the right awards?

Did you know that award rates change fairly regularly? What about the fact that you might need more than one award within your organisation? For example, are you across the…