HR problems are often cited as the biggest obstacle to business growth! Knowing which Award applies to your business, how to terminate an employee who’s not performing and understanding employment obligations takes time and energy. Not to mention the challenge of managing performance to get the best out of your team or avoiding appearance at the Fair Work Commission for non compliance.
A recent survey conducted with business owners on behalf of the Fair Work Commission confirmed their focus was to maintain business profitability, seeking ways to minimise any distractions from their core business activities. But we find business owners are challenged by the Fair Work legislation and how to meet their obligations in relation to HR and Safety in the workplace.