“Compliance is not tick and flick” – warning from Fair Work Ombudsman

By |July 28th, 2016|

As the Coalition promises increased penalties against employers for non-compliance with workplace laws, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has emphasised its message that compliance involves looking beyond the legal risk.
Speaking last week, FWO, Natalie James, looked at the question “where does responsibility for compliance with the law begin and end?”

The Fair Work Act states that […]

Learning Seat Course Updates – July 2016

By |July 25th, 2016|

This July, we’ve updated the following Learning Seat programs and courses, which have been released:
Course Updates:
Plant Safety
The Plant Safety course encourages general awareness of legally compliant conduct and best practice relating to plant work health and safety (WHS). It’s designed to be delivered to employees in all Australian states and territories, and the Commonwealth. It should […]

Webinar: The Hidden Costs of Workplace Bullying

By |July 21st, 2016|

Workplace bullying and harassment are serious issues with severe consequences. It  affects everyone within an organisation, from individuals who have been personally affected, to company owners and board members who have failed to implement a safe workplace and protect their staff.
Besides the financial costs of legal proceedings if there are allegations of bullying or harassment within […]

Does Your E-Learning Engage or Enrage Staff?

By |July 18th, 2016|

Last week, our expert Claire Lavin took the digital stage to present 5 key principles to create engaging e-learning.
E-learning has gone through a massive transformation, where it no longer has a to be a boring, tedious ritual that enrages your learners. Our resident expert Claire Lavin talks through 5 key principles any instructional designer or […]

Culture is Queen in the Workplace

By |June 29th, 2016|

Last week I spent the afternoon with a marvellous bunch of HR professionals, L&D gurus, and some stellar CEOs amongst many other impressive human beings at the Harrison HR Best Workplace Accelerator hosted by Claire Harrison and her team.
The speakers were extremely impressive, inspiring, informative and personal. What I found really interesting as I sat […]

Law at Work: Changing Behaviour for Good

By |June 15th, 2016|

A recent article in The Age exposed rumours of a bullying culture at a prominent Melbourne hospital. According to the article, 40 per cent of staff surveyed ‘said they had witnessed bullying’ and ‘one in five said they had experienced it themselves’ (Medew 2016). It illustrates how important it is for organisations to implement compliance […]

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