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At the risk of being a Grinch...

2019 is racing to the end like a rocket-propelled sleigh. Your team have worked hard all year and you plan to reward them with an office end-of-year/Christmas party, with all the trimmings.

You worry though about what might happen if things get out of hand and it is natural to be cautious. I don't want to be all boohoo about this time…

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Added by Jason Clark on November 22, 2019 at 17:00 — No Comments

Some tips to avoid a HR hangover on 1 July!

As this financial year sprints to the end, a lot of employees will be looking forward to the much awaited ‘end of financial year’ party. While this is a great way for employees to take a breath after the year that was, it can become a testing time for HR staff when last drinks are called.

To help minimise or avoid poor behaviour, here are some tips:

  • Remind employees about what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and the consequences for such behaviour.
  • Encourage…
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Added by Jason Clark on June 23, 2016 at 16:00 — No Comments

Workplace Investigation or Workplace Review?

Have you ever had that niggly feeling that something just is not right in a particular area of the organisation?  Perhaps staff are alerting you to the fact that someone is not behaving as they should, but are not prepared to make a formal complaint.  What can you do?  We would suggest you think about doing a workplace review.

What is the difference between a Workplace Investigation and a Workplace…

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Added by Jason Clark on June 7, 2016 at 15:13 — 1 Comment

What is one of the important things to get right in a workplace investigation?

When facilitating Effective Workplace Investigations training, participants will often ask me what I believe is the most important part of the investigative process. Naturally, my first thought is… Everything! That is because I believe workplace investigations are an essential part of any robust grievance handling process, and therefore need to be conducted in such a way that procedural fairness is maintained for all involved. Deconstruct the investigative process and you discover a number…

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Added by Jason Clark on June 7, 2016 at 15:04 — No Comments

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