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7

Dec

2016

Future Proofing & 6 More Reasons Training Improves Your Business

Organised training supports staff and benefits business. Training is sometimes rejected due to cost or it is thought that a quick refresher session will do. Well planned training has enduring rewards for your business. Here's 7 ways training can improve your business.

24

Nov

2016

Why bullying and harassment occur

Two new reports shine a light on the prevalence of workplace bullying, the work climates that foster it, and its impact on absenteeism and productivity.

The first Safe Work Australia report is based on results from the 2014–15 Australian Workplace Barometer project, which involved interviews with more than 4,200 employees from across the country.

The research found nearly one in 10 employees have been bullied at work – a "sizeable increase since 2009–11, where seven per cent of Australian workers reported they experienced workplace bullying".

 

19

Oct

2016

Fewer than 1% of stop-bullying applications granted

Just 52 (7%) of the 734 stop-bullying applications made in 2015–16 were finalised with a decision, and only seven applications were granted, the Fair Work Commission's annual report shows.

5

Sep

2016

Nine in 10 Telstra Bullying Complaints Invalid

Nine in 10 discrimination and bullying complaints Telstra faced in 2015–16 were either withdrawn or unsubstantiated, according to its sustainability report.

3

Aug

2016

Women's harassment risks increase with authority

From a post by HR daily:

In a study with implications for managing workplace behaviour, a researcher has found women's sexual harassment risks increase with their level of authority.

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The office Christmas party can be a great place to unwind, celebrate your wins and socialise with your staff and work colleagues. But unwind a little too much, or fail to act on employee’s complaints about inappropriate behaviour towards them, and your business, culture and potentially bottom line can take a big hit.
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