HR4Business Blog

Outsourced HR services in Ballarat

February 17, 2014

Managing stress in the workplace Unmanaged stress can have a negative impact upon workplaces, both individuals and the whole workplace. Therefore, stress should be managed by individuals for their own health and mental wellbeing as well as acknowledged and managed in the workplace. Individuals can take ownership of their emotional and physical health by: Exercising...


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HR Consultant Ballarat

February 12, 2014

Workplace Mediation Services Ballarat Mediation is about achieving constructive and affirmative results for all parties involved.  The role of the mediator and the mediation process is to assist people to communicate with each other and to negotiate agreements that both parties are comfortable with.  There are convincing reasons to promote the wider use of mediation in...


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HR Consultant Warrnambool

January 30, 2014

Assess your HR risk before it’s too late… How do you maintain compliance with ever changing and immeasurably complex workplace laws? Most businesses regularly undertake an audit of their financial practises and policies to ensure they are on the right track to avoiding significant monetary and criminal penalties. With the plethora of ever changing and...


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Colac Industrial Relations Consultant

January 13, 2014

National minimum wage and conditions of fair pay Industrial Relations covers the national minimum wage and conditions of fair pay. Businesses are expected to comply with these standards and employees can take appropriate action if they are mistreated – in many cases though a business that doens’t comply with Fair Work standards will have trouble...


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HR Consultant Ballarat

December 30, 2013

New avenue for employees to lodge a Bullying Complaint fast approaching Effective 1st January 2014 employees may make a bullying claim via the Fair Work Commission. HR4Business recommends employers take action to minimise the risk of a successful bullying complaint. Proactive measures include: Ensure employees are aware of behavioural expectations; Ensure employees and people managers are...


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HR Consultant Geelong

December 11, 2013

Performance Management – Effective and Efficient Employees Are you responsible for the management and supervision of staff in the workplace? HR4Business acknowledges this is a difficult and at times a challenging task in itself and where staff performance doesn’t go according to plan, the situation often gets worse.  This is why effective Performance Management is essential...


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IR Consultant Ballarat

December 1, 2013

The National Employment Standards Industrial relations covers awards and conditions, employers and workplace conditions. At HR4Business, we help employers to understand and carry out their responsibilities, as well as educating employees about their requirements and entitlements. Our IR Consultant’s service a wide range of towns across the region including Ballarat. It is about protecting the...


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HR Consultant Ballarat

November 13, 2013

Performance Management – Dealing with Underperformance Underperformance should be dealt with promptly and appropriately by an employer, as employees are often unaware they are not performing well and so are unlikely to change their performance.  Best practice employers understand that issues that are not addressed promptly also have the potential to become more serious over...


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Take notice of Compliance Notices

November 6, 2013

Employers are being reminded of the need to take prompt action when issued with a Compliance Notice from the Fair Work Ombudsman, requiring them to back-pay underpaid employees. The Fair Work Ombudsman identifies more than $20 million in underpayments at thousands of Australian businesses each year. The large majority of these cases are resolved through...


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HR Consultancy Geelong

November 1, 2013

Why are payroll audits important? Paying staff is a major cost of running your business – therefore ensuring the process is running correctly and smoothly is of utmost importance to ensure the ongoing success of your business. Your staff also trust in you to pay them correctly and keep accurate records – it’s an important...


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