Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

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Ben is the CEO of Employment Innovations (EI), which holds over two decades experience helping Australian businesses navigate the legal and administrative challenges of being an employer.

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HR essentials: Simple ways for SMEs to avoid falling foul of Australia’s workplace laws

Australian workplace law and employee exploitation is a topic that has received a lot of media attention in recent months. From million-dollar corporates to local franchises, it is an all-too common area for slip-ups, regardless of the size of the business. We’ve seen this become a recurring issue that has plagued high-profile names like 7-Eleven… Continue reading HR essentials: Simple ways for SMEs to avoid falling foul of Australia’s workplace laws

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The legal requirements of unpaid work

EI gives the small business community the opportunity to ask our employment experts their burning employment questions.

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Are discrimination laws secretly hurting women?

Sheryl Sandberg’s recently published book “Lean In” has been described as the modern manifesto for women in the workplace.

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Increased flexibility for Aussie workers?

Marissa Mayer imposed a blanket ban on Yahoo employees working from home. However, in Australia, flexible working options are becoming standard practice with proposed legislation in the pipeline.

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4 tech trends your business needs to follow

The importance of using technology to improve your business can not be overstated and doesn’t necessarily require any major upheaval or stress.

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