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GDPR forces a rethink on who owns HR data

GDPR forces a rethink on who owns HR data

The GDPR is the toughest piece of data privacy legislation to date that puts data firmly back in the control of the individual and Australian businesses will need to adapt The introduction of Europe's new data protection regulation, the General Data Protection...

How to use police checks and Working with Children checks

How to use police checks and Working with Children checks

In Australia, a multitude of government reports and Royal Commissions have advised improving employee and volunteer screening.  These recommendations have been taken on board by many organisations who have extended or introduced the use of Police Checks or Working...

What is a compliance management software?

What is a compliance management software?

Did you know that there were 21,000 rules created by new Australian Government regulation in the last 6 years? The cost and effort required by organisations to maintain compliance in an increasingly regulatory environment are becoming untenable, leading to a rise in a...

Fake degrees hurt more reputations than the perpetrator

Fake degrees hurt more reputations than the perpetrator

In May 2018, Barry Urban, resigned from the WA Parliament due to the Legislative Assembly’s Procedure and Privileges committee extraordinary step of recommending he be expelled following findings he had lied about, amongst other things, his education history. This...

ACIC moving away from 100 point identity check

ACIC moving away from 100 point identity check

On July 1st, the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) is requiring every provider of Police Checks to adopt new and higher standard of Identity verification when applying for Police checks New identity requirements The old, “100-point Identity” standard...

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...