News: Inappropriate Behaviour in the Workplace

What role does HR play to influence culture and leadership?

Human resources (HR) plays an integral role in influencing and shaping the culture of an organisation, particularly in medium to large sized organisations. Alan Colvin, iHR Australia Senior HR Consultant…

Dealing with mental health during lockdown

R U OK Day is 9th September. This made us think about how we can best manage our mental health, especially for those of us who are experiencing long lockdowns.…

A step-by-step guide to prepare for a performance appraisal

Performance appraisal meetings play a pivotal role in helping to clarify or define employee’s responsibilities and priorities. It’s an opportunity to highlight their strengths and weaknesses, and to ensure both…

Uncovering patterns in workplace bullying behaviour

Investigation Key Statistics: Edition 4 iHR Australia’s Director of Workplace Relations, John Boardman, said that a quick look at these statistics may lead you to think there is no merit…

Workplace Culture – During and After an Investigation

A healthy workplace culture is fundamental to the success of every organisation. The culture of your organisation is influenced by many factors…leadership, management, workplace practices, policies and people. Unfortunately, even…

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…