5 Tips For Managing Remote Workers – The First One Starts With You!

All jokes aside, no-one could prepare or plan for 2020 and there are still things that are challenging to navigate. One of them is how do you manage remote workers?  The simple answer is to trust they will continue to perform as before. But for many business owners and managers, it’s not that simple. So … Read more

What Does The “New Normal” Look Like At Your Workplace?

We’ve been living with COVID-19 for most of the year and after the huge interruption it created in workplaces, we now seem to have found a kind of equilibrium – for the moment.  As outsourced HR consultants, we’ve observed a significant divide between staff who have embraced working from home and staff who have struggled. … Read more

5 Tips To Help You Manage Your COVID Anxiety

COVID-19 has elevated stress levels for each of us. On an individual basis, our fears and experiences may be different but we’re all feeling anxious and stressed. When things are uncertain or out of control (as they are now), our fear, anxiety and stress can lead to exhaustion and feelings of overwhelm. To help you, … Read more

Over COVID? Tough Luck! You Need To Take Notice

We’re currently learning complacency is the best friend of COVID-19. As a community, we can’t afford to drop our guard for a moment – and that includes in the workplace. COVID infections that occur at work are the responsibility of the business owner, directors, managers and supervisors. They all share a Duty of Care to … Read more

A Safe Workplace Is A Clean Workplace

COVID-19 has made us all very aware of how germs and infections are spread. We are now washing our hands more often and more thoroughly. We’re also more conscious of coughing and sneezing into our elbow or tissue. However, in the workplace, we also need to be more acutely aware of the hazards lurking in … Read more

Managing The Risk Of COVID-19 At Your Workplace And Other Tricky Issues

Have you noticed there’s been a shift in expectations? After the initial shock of lockdowns, there’s now an impatience to get back to more normal times. As you manage your people, there will be a few areas of angst you should plan for. They are: Containing the impact of a COVID-19 infection at your workplace … Read more

Managing Staff Post COVID-19 Lockdown – What You Need To Consider

The Safe Workplace Principles simply state, “The COVID-19 pandemic requires a uniquely focused approach to work health and safety (WHS) as it applies to businesses, workers and others in the workplace.” It goes on to say, “To keep our workplaces healthy and safe, businesses must, in consultation with workers, and their representatives, assess the way … Read more

What Are Your Staffing Options As COVID-19 Starts To Bite?

We’re in challenging times but owning a business and employing staff has now become far more complex. Not only do you need to make important business decisions, but you are also required to meet your employment obligations. So in the midst of the Coronavirus outbreak, what do you need to know? Here are 5 staffing … Read more