Officer Duties Who is an officer? Generally, you will be an officer if you are:  the owner or operator of a small business  make, or participate in making, big decisions about all or part of your business, or   have the capacity to significantly affect your business’ financial standing.  If you are an ‘officer’ in […]

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As part of business continuity planning, businesses may wish to consider actions including: Redeploying staff to assist in areas that have an increased workload Undertaking forward planning, reading and research activities Administrative activities including records management and corporate tasks Enabling employees to complete online training to support their learning and development Facilitating employees to take […]

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Comcare has released guidance for workers and employers regarding work health and safety (WHS) and workers compensation in relation to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The information includes advice about WHS obligations and compensation coverage, for persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) and employees. Workers compensation is a form of insurance payment to employees if they […]

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COVID-19. It’s the global pandemic that’s sending shockwaves around the entire world. It’s like nothing we’ve ever seen before and as an Australian small business, it’s something you’ve most likely never had to plan for. So, with office closures happening all around Australia and a shift to remote working, how do you ensure your employees […]

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– An open letter to our customers and partners ANITECH is monitoring the impacts and concerns associated with the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) very closely. In line with our core values, we are taking every precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to protect our employees, customers, business partners, and communities. Our thoughts are with anyone […]

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Conducting a workplace safety audit is the most comprehensive way for a company to gauge the efficiency, effectiveness, and legality of its total health and safety management system. In addition to ensuring that a business remains in compliance with local, state and federal legislation, safety audits have the potential to identify and correct oversights that could, if left unchecked, […]

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Victoria’s new Workplace Manslaughter laws will come into effect by 1 July 2020. The penalties are the toughest in Australia, with fines of up to $16.5 million for body corporates, and a jail term of up to 20 years for individuals It is now necessary for organisations to turn their attention towards the culture of […]

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