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Changes to Employment Relations Act – May 2019

Changes to Employment Relations Act - May 2019Employers are required to be fully compliant with all employment law changes – these new additions and amendments to the Employment Relations Act are more significant than previous ones, as the Unions are now given the...

Using Gap Analysis for Workforce Development

What is an HR Gap Analysis and why is it critical to your business growth? Most, if not all business owners commit to an annual business plan – which usually encompasses a Sales & Marketing Plan, Operational & Resource Management Plan, and a Finance Plan....

Providing Performance Review Feedback

Providing Performance Review Feedback Performance reviews should be part of your standard quarterly HR calendar. Performance reviews should not yield surprises for employees – the review should be a brief, positive meeting with a focus on successes and a discussion...

Planning for growth in 2018/19 financial year

The ConsultingHQ Business Planning Guide For Busy Business Owners Are you planning to succeed in the upcoming financial year – or failing to plan your business growth? It’s easy to be continually busy being busy – especially when you are up to your armpits in business...

Rewarding and Recognising Employee Performance

Inspiring Employee Performance with Annual Performance Reviews. This quarter we are focusing on performance reviews for employees.  Each person in your team should be very clear about his or her individual performance goals. Regular communication during the year...

Team Building with Personality Types

You need all personality types in your team, but how do you get them working together? Teamwork is essential for business success. Different people contribute in different ways. To create an environment of team driven success, you are wise to explore personality...

Employment Law changes

Are you finding it hard to keep up with all the HR paperwork required to keep your processes legally compliant and optimised? Legislation around  the following areas changed in 2016 and must be in place by 1 April 2017: Every employee MUST have a detailed position...

Position Descriptions and Employee Induction

Why you should invest time in position descriptions and induction The true value of a well written position description is often misunderstood HR documentation and HR processes are both critical to the quality of people you bring to your team, and the early months of...

Christmas HR Tips

Mondayisation When a public holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, employees who don’t normally work that day then get the following Monday as their paid public holiday — this is called Mondayisation. The public holidays for the upcoming Christmas break, with the day...

How to best approach your Sales Target

Is Your Sales Target Based On A Tangible Sales and Marketing Plan? How does your sales plan look? Are there clearly defined targets, quantified prospects and clear marketing initiatives in place to reach them? Last month we wrote about establishing budgets for your...