Should I ask my employees to return to the workplace?

Credit: Austin Distel

Many businesses are unsure about whether they should ask employees to return to the workplace. We’ve taken a look at the different approaches that some companies have taken. What are some of the current approaches to returning to the workplace? Marie-Anne Lampotang, General Manager at Stone & Chalk in Sydney, noted that many start ups… Continue reading Should I ask my employees to return to the workplace?

Employees must legally return from JobKeeper

The JobKeeper scheme has confused many employers and business owners since it was introduced, and now the confusion centres around asking employees to return to the workplace, mainly due to people’s coronavirus Health & Safety concerns. Perhaps the discomfort with returning to work is also somewhat due to people’s new preference to work remotely, or to continue… Continue reading Employees must legally return from JobKeeper

Welcome to the new normal: 5 ways COVID-19 has changed work forever

Ben Leeds, Country Manager of Perkbox Australia.

There is no denying that COVID-19 pandemic has permanently changed the way we work. You don’t need to look far to see that’s the case. Long deemed an added perk, the ability to work from home – where possible – could now be deemed as an essential feature of the modern workplace. Failing to offer work from… Continue reading Welcome to the new normal: 5 ways COVID-19 has changed work forever

“It won’t suit all businesses”: Cautious optimism on JobKeeper

Managing Director of Employsure, Ed Mallett

Business owners should remain cautious but optimistic, following the passing of the Federal Government’s $130 billion JobKeeper stimulus package through parliament, according to Employsure, Australia’s leading workplace relations company. The short term “Just because the legislation has passed, it doesn’t mean a business owner is automatically eligible,” said Employsure Managing Director Ed Mallett. “While it… Continue reading “It won’t suit all businesses”: Cautious optimism on JobKeeper

The top workplace articles of 2019

Dynamic Business has always been about the workplace, and in 2019 we covered a range of topics such as employee satisfaction and engagement, work-life balance, hiring and firing, attracting and growing talent, workplace trends and worker rights. Each year, we talk to experts from diverse backgrounds who provide us with the best information, tips and… Continue reading The top workplace articles of 2019

A four-day working week? First maybe measure employee wellbeing

Within the debate of moving to a four-day working week, Australian companies need to measure and understand employee wellbeing.  Sunil Vohra, co-founder of the world’s first independent and standardised index for measuring organisational culture, The Workability Index, highlights how critical it is for Australian businesses to move to measuring wellbeing as a key metric. “At… Continue reading A four-day working week? First maybe measure employee wellbeing

The key trends for the future that are shaping the workplace today

Damien Sheehan, Country Head for IWG Australia

The way we work is forever changing. New technologies and trends that came into force in 2019 have had a significant impact on the workplace. 5G is already speeding up day to day tasks, employee wellbeing has become a key focus for businesses, workers are demanding more flexibility and a whole new generation has joined… Continue reading The key trends for the future that are shaping the workplace today

Report: 4 in 5 organisations are using 20 year old payroll tech

New data has revealed that 83 per cent of organisations are using payroll technology developed 20 years ago or more. The findings come at a time when a wage underpayment epidemic is sweeping across some of Australia’s biggest companies… The data comes from the 2019 Payroll Benchmarking Report, an annual study by the Australian Payroll… Continue reading Report: 4 in 5 organisations are using 20 year old payroll tech

Why document management is critical for small business growth

Byline: Scott Crosby, CEO, Upstream The merit in going paperless for small and medium businesses (SMBs) is clear: digitally stored documents, information, and files save businesses time, money, and resources. SMBs are increasingly taking up document management technology to better manage their finances, customer data, and employee details, leaving behind the physical paperwork proven to hold… Continue reading Why document management is critical for small business growth