News: Employee Awards

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…

How to tell if you have a high or low risk workplace culture

In this week’s Culture and Complaints Series, we explore high and low risk workplace culture with Stephen Bell, iHR Managing Director and Senior Training Facilitator How can a business tell…

What do proposed changes to workplace sexual harassment rules mean for employers?

The recent announcement from the Federal Government stated there will be some fairly significant amendments to the Fair Work Act and the Sex Discrimination Act. John Boardman, iHR Australia Director…

Introducing the HR Health Check

How healthy is your organisation’s HR? We are proud to introduce iHR Australia’s HR Health Check Service. We have created this new service to help organisations assess the health and…

How mature is your organisation’s HR?

The benefit an organisation receives from the HR function typically depends on the maturity level. HR must evolve to support business growth. At each level of maturity, the HR department…

Sexual harassment is not industry-specific

Harassment happens across industries, locations and at every employee level, as we have seen very clearly throughout the recent allegations within the Federal Government. There are, however, sexual harassment organisational…

COVID, Job Keeper and HR Challenges

March 28 is the deadline for the end of Job Keeper. It’s important to be prepared for the next phase. So much has changed already. For instance, COVID has highlighted…

Australia’s complaint handling processes under the microscope

In March 2020 the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) released findings from their latest inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace. The survey found that only 17% of people who…

Culture a key ingredient to workplace complaints handling

iHR Australia’s Managing Director, Stephen Bell, has suggested that many organisations may not be in a position to meet new expectations in relation to handling complaints. According to Stephen, “the…

Be prepared to overcome the challenges

The Herald Sun recently ran an article that highlighted some of the questions, issues and concerns that have resulted from the uncertainty surrounding the global pandemic. The reality is that…