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?

HR Legal’s tips for developing your COVIDSafe plan

Many workplaces are now receiving the green-light to open their offices and begin reintegrating their staff back into the workplace, however this can only be done with a COVIDSafe plan in place, as per the government’s announcement on lockdown easing. Commencing the return to work seems like a straight-forward task, however, for many Australian businesses… Continue reading HR Legal’s tips for developing your COVIDSafe plan

Can WFH employees refuse to go back to the office?

What are the rights of the employee and the employer regarding the return to the office? Can working from home employees refuse to go back to the workplace due to COVID-19, even if it has a ‘COVIDSafe’ plan?  As Australia commences it’s return to normality in the wake of COVID-19, the internet is already abuzz… Continue reading Can WFH employees refuse to go back to the office?

“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

The five keys to a successful business partnership

Ak Sabbagh (left) and business partner Lui Pangiarella (right)

Byline: Ak Sabbagh Nothing is of more importance to a successful business than working with the right people. When it comes to partnerships, that’s even more crucial. The person you work with can make or break your business, your prosperity, and by extension, your wellbeing. So, the stakes on picking the right business partner are… Continue reading The five keys to a successful business partnership

Top HR tips: An insight interview with Chief People Officer at Sephora, Karalyn Smith

Dynamic Business attended the Qualtrics X4 summit in Sydney on Friday 31stMay, which featured some amazing speakers from organisations that are all using Qualtrics as part of their consumer experience management. The key note speakers, including Karalyn Smith from Sephora, Sonny Sethifrom Uber and Patricia Limanouwfrom Qantas shared business insight and expert advice.   We had… Continue reading Top HR tips: An insight interview with Chief People Officer at Sephora, Karalyn Smith

Why do major companies keep getting caught in employee underpayment scandals?

Every few months sees a major employee underpayment scandal – companies announcing that they have made payroll errors that have impacted thousands of employees – go public. Examples are the $43 million error by Rebel Sport this year, the $2 million error by Lush Cosmetics last year, the $1 million in underpayments by Maurice Blackburn… Continue reading Why do major companies keep getting caught in employee underpayment scandals?

What are your obligations if an employee is sick during their annual leave?

When most people think of taking annual leave, they don’t anticipate spending that time either sick in bed or in hospital with a family member. However, the reality is that unforeseeable events can occur and potentially derail an intended vacation or any leave plans. So, what are an employer’s obligations if their employees get sick… Continue reading What are your obligations if an employee is sick during their annual leave?

Top 20 most desirable places to work in 2019

Randstad reveals top 20 most desirable places to work in 2019. Aviation sector flies sky high as Qantas named Australia’s most attractive employer. Qantas has reclaimed the number one spot in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards*, being named as the most attractive employer in the country today. The iconic Australian airline, has been recognised… Continue reading Top 20 most desirable places to work in 2019