Trent Hancock

Trent Hancock

Trent Hancock

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Sexual harassment at work: How Small to medium businesses can deal with allegations

In light of recent allegations made against Rocky Horror Show star Craig McLachlan, it has become apparent that many employees feel that they aren’t able to speak up about sexual harassment in the workplace for fear of repercussions. According to a study conducted by the Australian Human Rights Commission in 2012 titled Working without fear:… Continue reading Sexual harassment at work: How Small to medium businesses can deal with allegations

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The Weinstein scandal: Is your business equipped to deal with sexual harassment?

For organisations, big or small, accusations of sexual harassment are alarming. With the current press surrounding the allegations of sexual harassment made against Harvey Weinstein, businesses world-wide should reflect on their own internal policies and how they would deal with allegations of this nature. In Australia, we have an abundance of laws protecting employees from… Continue reading The Weinstein scandal: Is your business equipped to deal with sexual harassment?

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United or divided: when the views of your company aren’t shared by your employees

You may have been told once before that it is not polite to discuss religion or politics at the dinner table, but what about at work? The political landscape is somewhat of a mine field with vast political opinions on all matters of social issues and policy, and most likely your opinion won’t necessarily match… Continue reading United or divided: when the views of your company aren’t shared by your employees

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Uber flashes headlights on employment laws

Well known ride-sharing app, Uber, has been headlining publications globally as its company policies, CEO and business model are being called into question. Uber’s recent transgressions relating to sexual harassment, discrimination, unprofessionalism, bullying, employment structures and a toxic workplace culture in America challenge many Australian employment laws. The issues at hand allow Australian businesses, small… Continue reading Uber flashes headlights on employment laws

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Are your employees working overtime during the EOFY rush? If so, you must tread carefully

As the 2016-2017 financial year comes to an end, businesses are hastily tying up loose ends in preparation for the new financial year. Often employers can put themselves at risk when pressuring their employees to work extensive overtime to finalise projects, meet deadlines and finish annual reports before the end of the financial year. Employers… Continue reading Are your employees working overtime during the EOFY rush? If so, you must tread carefully

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