Protecting your SME when an employee leaves

Small businesses and startups face as much risk in employment as larger enterprises but they are often less well-equipped to address these issues. When working in a small business, people tend to form strong personal relationships and employers plan to retain staff. Sometimes, however, businesses need to dismiss staff for a number of reasons. While… Continue reading Protecting your SME when an employee leaves

What your SMB needs to know about social media compliance in the workplace in 2017

Over 15.8 million Australians are on social media, and 57% of them are active on social media at least once a day. Whether or not your business has a social media presence, it’s likely your employees do. With this in mind, it’s important you keep up to date with current trends and potential issues relating… Continue reading What your SMB needs to know about social media compliance in the workplace in 2017

Three tips for avoiding unfair dismissal claims in your business

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Have you started noticing strange, odd behaviours from an employee? This may be occurring over time and can include the employee being too aggressive, too intimidating or just plain bizarre. If you’re the owner of an SME, you have the right to terminate an employee; however, you may be quite reluctant to dismiss the employee… Continue reading Three tips for avoiding unfair dismissal claims in your business