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Dicing with death

Dicing with death

In the first 110 days of 2018, 40 workers were killed at Australian workplaces. That’s roughly equivalent to the number of players in an AFL match and represents one death every 2.75 days. Workplace health and safety continues to be one of the most critical risks...

Cited offers pre-employment medical assessments

Cited offers pre-employment medical assessments

We are proud to launch a range of pre-employment medical assessments through our partnership with leading occupational healthcare group; Jobfit. This new service means organisations can coordinate all pre-employment checks and workforce compliance via a single screen...

The Definitive Guide to Police Checks

The Definitive Guide to Police Checks

With more than half of all company fraud perpetrated by people within the business and economic crime on the rise, it has never been more important to ensure employees have a clear police record. PwC’s 2018 Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey has found that 52% of...

Ensuring the health of compliance

Ensuring the health of compliance

Effective management of the health and safety of employees and potential recruits is one of the most critical challenges facing Australian companies. Too often it’s a costly and labour-intensive exercise; but it doesn’t have to be. Australia’s leading workforce...

New watchdog to tackle aged care problems

New watchdog to tackle aged care problems

A newly established Federal Government organisation intends to raise the quality benchmarks of Australian aged care facilities, in the wake of incidents that have plagued the sector. The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission will be a powerful new watchdog that will...

Take the headaches out of volunteer management

Take the headaches out of volunteer management

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give” – Winston Churchill. Volunteering can be an extremely rewarding pursuit for individuals, however, for the organisations managing volunteers, it can be a headache. Many remember ‘the good old days’...

Beware of visa breaches

Beware of visa breaches

When the Australian Border Force uncovered 225 illegal foreign workers during a sweep of 50 homes and workplaces across Australian last year, it signalled a stronger regulatory focus on criminality and visa breaches. Operation Bonasus detained illegal workers from...

Privacy – a Hollywood blockbuster?

Privacy – a Hollywood blockbuster?

There’s a new Hollywood movie coming out, and it has all of the ingredients of a blockbuster – apparent electoral corruption, undercover sting operations, alleged bribes, psychological profiling, billionaires and old Etonians. Except there isn’t really a movie – it’s...

The heavy toll of construction duplication

The heavy toll of construction duplication

$280 million can buy you a lot - 6.4 kilometres of Californian coastline, a private island in the Bahamas, three Boeing 737-700s planes, 13 500-year-old Ming Dynasty vases, or 200 coveted Faberge Eggs. $280 million is a lot of money in anyone’s estimation. It’s also...